Tu B’Shevat, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat, is known as the New Year of the trees. This day marks the season in when the earliest-blooming trees Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle. This year … Continue reading The Olim Files #20: Tu B’Shevat and Midterm Report Cards
The school year ended a few short weeks ago, yet the stores are already starting with the back to school displays. I cannot think about back to school…it’s only July. Whether you avail yourself of the early-bird sales or not … Continue reading School’s out for summer. What do I do with all those papers?
Problem: The endless balagan of papers, projects, art, things to sign and what to do with them. Solution: Create a system to manage incoming papers. Storage options see-through drawers handled carrying cases generally used for art projects extra large … Continue reading Organizing Your Child’s School Papers
The end of the school year is approaching. I have been pretty good about keeping up with the paper clutter the kids bring home. I save some things and toss others. Never-the-less, there are still piles to be dealt with … Continue reading End of School Year Paper Clutter