Jewish Journal

  • Negotiating a Landmine:  Interacting with a Pregnant Woman

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    July 27, 2011 | 9:40 am

    Pregnancy is both a beautiful and bizarre time. 


    When I was pregnant, it felt like my body was no longer mine – not only did it belong to M and Little Homie

    (and about ten thousand pounds of Haagen Dasz ice cream,) but it also seemed to be the property of  the whole... read on
  • Shabbat

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    June 20, 2011 | 4:01 am

    When my mom was pregnant with me, my parents made a conscious commitment to raise me in a home steeped in Jewish culture. And so, they decided that Friday night would be our special family time when we would welcome the Shabbat together. Arguments would be forgotten. Stresses and... read on

  • LA Mamas

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    May 22, 2011 | 2:54 am

    Take, for example, the park.

    The L.A. mamas are preternaturally chic in a languid, Sunday-morning way with their Bugaboo strollers,  non-fat soy lattes, and matching husbands. They all wear their hair pulled back in effortlessly highlighted pony-tails. Yoga pants with price tags... read on

  • Bin Laden Bandwagon

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    May 7, 2011 | 9:34 am

    Unless you’ve been living in a cave unlike some people (*COUGH Osama Bin Laden COUGH*) then you know that America’s Most Wanted is dead.  


    (Or allegedly dead. I’ve seen Wag The Dog enough to have my doubts… After all, while Uday and Qusay Hussein’s death shots were... read on

  • We Will Remember to Never Forget

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    May 3, 2011 | 5:54 am

    I remember the first moment I imagined a monster lurking beneath my bed. (I was 2 years old.) I remember the first time my mom told me where babies come from. (I was 5.)  I remember the day when I found out the Tooth Fairy isn’t real. (I was in the second grade.) But I don’t... read on

  • Bigtime Mama FAIL

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    May 1, 2011 | 1:50 am

    When I was in high school, our principal used to come on the PA every morning to make the following announcement:  “Make sure you’re on time to class.   Don’t be a fool with no mama who gets caught in the Tardy Sweep.

    (Incidentally, our high school mascot was a unicorn.  Because... read on

  • DEAR DISNEY:  Thank You For Teaching My Children These Valuable Lessons…

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    April 20, 2011 | 3:24 am

    - Wild rodents are cuddly and cute and should totally sleep in your bed. 

    - Tigers make great pets.

    (Just don’t take them to Vegas.)

    - People with British accents are evil.  

    - All Dogs go to Heaven.**  They never  hump your leg, eat their own shit or try to maul you.

    -... read on

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Sarah Emily Tuttle-Singer is a stay-at-home mama who craves adult interaction, a triple-shot latte, and a stiff drink

and a good night’s sleep.  Born and raised in Los...

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