Monthly Archives: November 2010

Regarding “Muffin” and “Squeaker”

Maintaining Anonymity in the Public Sphere Originally published November 26, 2010 People reading this column might think that Michael and I are very strange, calling our children “Muffin” and “Squeaker.” Not that there is anything wrong with unusual names. In … Continue reading

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The Great Clothing Continuum

The Art and Magic of Not Buying Baby Items Originally published November 11, 2010 Before Muffin and Squeaker were born, Michael and I followed the Orthodox Jewish tradition of not preparing ahead of the birth for the coming child–or, in our case, children. … Continue reading

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