The 1st Thing My Yaakov Ate After Pesach

The 1st Thing My Yaakov Ate After Pesach

Sunday morning I came downstairs and discovered my 2-year-old eating this sandwich–two slices of bread with three slices of bread between them:)

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My Pesach Miracle (12-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My Pesach Miracle (12-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

This Pesach, Hashem redeemed my family from a neighborhood criminal and bully.

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The Chocolate Pudding Commandments

The Chocolate Pudding Commandments

Yesterday I asked my 7-year-old Yoel and his sister to go to the corner store to pick up some chocolate puddings for our daily Pesach breakfast. When he got home, Yoel informed me with a proud smile, “Eema, when I bought these puddings, I observed one of the ten commandments!” “Oh yeah? Which one?” “You [...]

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Pesach Energy-Sapper of the Day “I Can’t Stand this! My Family is Driving me Nuts!”

Pesach Energy-Sapper of the Day “I Can’t Stand this! My Family is Driving me Nuts!”

Today’s Pesach Energy Sapper comes from Rebbetzin Esther Bayla Schwartz whose series of daily Pesach Prep Inspiration segments on the free Chazak Hotline is providing me much chizuk for the final stretch until Seder night. In one of the classes, Rebbetzin Schwartz, who is one of my favorite speakers, told the shared the following: The [...]

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The Best Maccabeats Video Yet: Dayenu (4-Minutes)

The Best Maccabeats Video Yet: Dayenu (4-Minutes)

My kids and I enjoyed this one…

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Pesach Energy-Sapper of the Day: “If Only We Had Money to Go Away to a Hotel!”

Pesach Energy-Sapper of the Day: “If Only We Had Money to Go Away to a Hotel!”

Pesach Energy-Sapper #6: “I WANT TRANQUILITY. MAYBE ONE DAY WE CAN MAKE ENOUGH MONEY SO THAT WE CAN GO AWAY TO A HOTEL FOR ALL OF PESACH. THEN I WOULDN’T HAVE TO CLEAN AT ALL!” Rabbi Aryeh Nivin’s Response: Preparing for Pesach is an avoda, and the word “Avoda” means two things: it means serving [...]

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Important Passover Personal Safety Rules for Children from Magenu.org

Important Passover Personal Safety Rules for Children from Magenu.org

Funny, and obviously exaggerated. Yet, is it really that far off from the truth? Pesach is hard. Our “To Do” list is a mile long and most of what needs to get done falls on us mothers. Whether at home cooking and cleaning or packing up the entire family for a Pesach away; and how [...]

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How do I Know Pesach is around the Corner? :)

How do I Know Pesach is around the Corner? :)

This is what I had to squeeze my stroller by this morning at Machaneh Yehuda market. Like you, I’m getting ready for 7 days of… Potato kugel. Potato chips. Potato salad. Baked potatoes. Potato flour cakes, rolls, cookies, noodles. And believe it or not, call me crazy, but I can’t wait!

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Pesach Energy-Sapper of the Day: “If I Felt More Grateful I Wouldn’t be Overwhelmed”

Pesach Energy-Sapper of the Day: “If I Felt More Grateful I Wouldn’t be Overwhelmed”

Today’s Pesach Energy Sapper comes from Rebbetzin Esther Bayla Schwartz whose series of daily Pesach Prep Inspiration segments on the free Chazak Hotline is providing me much chizuk for the final stretch until Seder night. In one of the classes, Rebbetzin Schwartz, who is one of my favorite speakers, told the following story which I [...]

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How to Enjoy the Week before Pesach (10-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How to Enjoy the Week before Pesach (10-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Two keys to a happier Erev Pesach.

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