Northeast Times

 Articles by Sally Friedman

Gone But Not Forgotten: First Days of School

No more first days of school at our house.


Feeling like the only person in America not on vacation

Yoo-hoo! Is anybody out there? Come out, come out, wherever you are!


As our children age, time refuses to slow

Perhaps it was the way the sunlight hit her face. It was bright and unforgiving.


Trying to survive the sizzling days of summer

Ah, summer, glorious summer. It’s all frolic and fun — and, of course, romance. Maybe at your house. Here’s how it looks at ours.


‘God Bless America, Land That I Love’

Let me give it to you straight:


Witnessing the wonder of fatherhood

I remember as if it were yesterday.


A look at the true meaning of a wedding

It’s June — high season for weddings. How well I know it. I’m often at the weddings of total strangers, but before you think “Wedding Crasher,” let me explain: My husband is a retired judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, and is, therefore, authorized to officiate at weddings. And as “Mrs. Judge,” I’m often invited to be with him. I seldom decline.


Nobody ever told me… the journey of motherhood

Nobody ever told me, when I became the mother of a newborn, that I would carry her home from the hospital trembling in terror, wondering how in the world I’d know what to do with her. She seemed like a tiny, helpless victim of my gross ineptitude.


A tribute to those lost this Holocaust Remembrance Day

While other people in my life could not grasp what it was like to do interviews of Holocaust survivors, my daughter Amy did.


Cooking for the family is a tasty tradition

Most of the women I know simply can’t believe it.