Scarlett of Suburbia

Field Notes from The Motherhood


July 2013

On Jewish Boys

The 14 y.o.: I just saw some boys in the neighborhood with little beanie hats on their heads. What’s up with that?

The Dad: They are probably Jewish and those ‘hats’ are called yarmulkes

The 14 y.o.: Do they wear the hats once they’ve been circumcised or what?



Our kitchen isl…

Our kitchen island is the biggest chunk of granite I’ve ever seen. It’s so huge, it ought to be called a ‘sub-continent’ instead of an island.

The 14 y.o. {in awe of our new house}

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