Articles written by: Deborah Goldstein

Deborah publishes the blog Peaches & Coconuts and pimps herself out to just about anyone in need of lighthearted, parenting content from a Jewish lesbian. Prior to her pursuit of housewifery, Deborah lived in London and earned a respectable wage in media sales. After she and her partner had their first child and moved back to the U.S., Deborah traded regular paychecks and expense accounts for the very non-profit role of mother.

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Celebrities / Culture

Dolce & Gabbana Fragrances Reek of Ignorance

On behalf of my lady and all y’all out there who need to exorcise D&G fragrances from your home, I have some recommendations for sweeter smelling scents.

Snow Days: They Get Better
Family / Parenting

Snow Days: They Get Better

When I stop to look back, I realize that we have come a long way since the days of early childhood snow days.

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Family

Vacation All I Ever Wanted

I imagined that Gabriella and I would never stop traveling. Our children-to-be would travel the world with us. We’d throw our kids on our backs and take them wherever we wanted to go.

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Culture / Media

Liz Feldman of “One Big Happy” Talks Career, Comedy, and Cookies

Deborah Goldstein interviews Liz Feldman about life and the new sitcom, One Big Happy.

Talking (Mostly) Openly About Puberty
Family / Kids

Talking (Mostly) Openly About Puberty

The other day, my 8-year-old Levi had a question for me that developed into a conversation – about development – and I was reminded that parenting is all about fielding questions whether you’re ready for them or not.

Transparent Recap Episode 10: Why Cover Mirrors
Culture / Media

Transparent Recap Episode 10: Why Cover Mirrors

You can never have enough food (or condiments) at a Jewish function. Even devastated mourners need to eat. We are a feed-your-emotions kind of people.

Transparent Recap Episode 9: Looking Up
Culture / Media

Transparent Recap Episode 9: Looking Up

Ali is a vaginal learner. She’s got to stick stuff in there to understand it.

The Golden Globes 2015: Bring Your Own Globes
Culture / Media

The Golden Globes 2015: Bring Your Own Globes

“Remember when we had seen ALL the movies well before the Golden Globes?” I asked Gabriella before the Golden Globes 2015 began. “AND we used to go to parties AND fill out ballots AND have fun?” Gabriella nodded, but there was nothing more to say. We don’t go out to […]

Goldstein Locks and the Three Gay Films
Culture / Entertainment

Goldstein Locks and the Three Gay Films

I watched three gay flicks, and my reactions were quite Goldie Locksian. I enjoyed them all, but there was definitely a winner of the three. I give you my Goldstein Locks opinions of three worthy films for your queer repertoire.

Transparent Recap Episode 8: Best New Girl
Culture / Media

Transparent Recap Episode 8: Best New Girl

Marcy explains that cross-dressing camp is for expressing your femininity and that transvestites are not transsexuals! Never the twain shall meet.