Jordana Horn

Jordana Horn is a writer, a contributing editor for the Jewish parenting website Kveller.com, a columnist for The Jewish Daily Forward, and in her spare time parents five children.


Articles by Jordana Horn

Coming Home Different

I didn’t expect to cry when I picked my kid up from camp. When I dropped him off at the ...

Fine Writers

There is definitely an amusing sub-genre of literature to be found in the letters kids send home from camp (anyone ...

“Visiting Day ESSENTIALS!”

I have received at least seven e-mails proclaiming that they have the GOTTA-HAVE items that I NEED to bring to ...

Sending to Camp is a Lot Like Parenting

Full disclosure: I feel like running a victory lap right now. My son, who had a terrible overnight camp experience ...

The Only Five Tips You Need To Write To Your Kids At Camp

The kids are at camp…now what? Time to write them letters! But what do you write? Never fear: here are ...

Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?

“If this is supposed to be such a great experience for her, why do I have such a pit in ...

Tips for the Nervous Camper

Last summer, I packed everything that was on the packing lists, plus extras. You want 12 pairs of socks? Here ...

Packing Up

Yes, yes, I know…there is a woman in Manhattan who will pack your kids’ bags for camp for around a ...

Why I Don’t Send “Nice” Things to Camp

“WHAT is that SMELL?” It’s been almost a year, yet I still can’t quite forget the odor that permeated the ...

The Four Parents

“Does anyone have any questions?” If you attend a pre-camp orientation session, or meeting with a camp director over the ...