Relationships can be tough as it is. An added challenge to any couple is the possibility of an interfaith relationship, but more couples are deciding that when there is a will, there’s a way for love. Interfaith Family is an organization that empowers interfaith relationships to engage in Jewish life and welcomes them to explore Jewish traditions. One of our Cheeky readers attended a Love and Religion workshop through Interfaith Family and we talked with her about the experience. Cheeky: What where you expecting from the workshop? Reader: My boyfriend and I had talked about the fact that I am Catholic and he is Jewish, and I expressed how my faith is … Read more
It’s totally back to school shopping time and this year I was really focused on gear versus supplies; for some reason the supply list is very short. Plus, I love to shop and bargain shop. And shop some more. So here are my tips and tricks for saving on back-to-school gear, supplies, tech and more for kids of all ages and stages. 1) Backpacks: Backpacks are a must to buy FIRST! Seems like they are always out of stock and usually they are on sale so you can get the best price on the styles you want. Target.com has a slew of backpacks on sale currently at about 20% off plus free shipping – you … Read more
I sat down on the toilet in a musty old building at Columbia University, where I was a graduate student, and buried my head in my hands, weeping. Yet again, I’d gotten my period. Yet again, what I yearned for with all my heart, a baby, seemed an impossible dream. No matter what I tried – ovulation kits, diets, exercise, thermometers, acupuncture, yoga, you name it – I could not get pregnant. As the months passed, my feelings of despair, shame, and failure deepened. Back in high school and in my 20s, I lived in mortal fear of accidentally getting pregnant. So much so that on my honeymoon, just a few … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!