7 Things I’m Grateful For by Yehudit (Semifinalist #5)

7 Things I’m Grateful For by Yehudit (Semifinalist #5)

Welcome to our JewishMOM.com $100 Gratitude Contest! Every day I’ll be posting the 7 amazing photos of a different semifinalist, and afterwards you’ll have a chance to vote for your favorite. The winner will receive $100!

Semifinalist #5 is Yehudit of Elad, Israel

I'm very grateful for my camera that gives me wonderful memories to smile and laugh over, especially during challenging times.

I’m very grateful for my camera that gives me wonderful memories to smile and laugh over, especially during challenging times.

I'm really grateful for my ridiculously fastidious neat streak which helps me to keep order in the chaos that is a home with 6 children.

I’m really grateful for my ridiculously fastidious neat streak which helps me to keep order in the chaos that is a home with 6 children.

I'm eternally grateful for my washing machine and dryer as I've lived in areas where people have neither and it is heart-wrenching to witness miles of dripping children's clothes flapping miserably in the frigid Jerusalem winter.

I’m eternally grateful for my washing machine and dryer as I’ve lived in areas where people have neither and it is heart-wrenching to witness miles of dripping children’s clothes flapping miserably in the frigid Jerusalem winter.

I'm so grateful to Hashem for showing me patches of glorious blue in my life, even when things seem grey....

I’m so grateful to Hashem for showing me patches of glorious blue in my life, even when things seem grey….

I'm grateful for a drawer full of colourful headscarves and the myriad ways of tying them that bring joy and fun into this 24/7 mitzva that could otherwise become tedious.

I’m grateful for a drawer full of colourful headscarves and the myriad ways of tying them that bring joy and fun into this 24/7 mitzva that could otherwise become tedious.

Thank you so, so much Hashem for my only girl and splash of feminine pink and calm and silly fluctuating moods in an otherwise boys-only home!

Thank you so, so much Hashem for my only girl and splash of feminine pink and calm and silly fluctuating moods in an otherwise boys-only home!

I'm so grateful that after 15 years of marriage, 6 children, 6 cities, 10 homes and thousands of arguments: we can still be really silly and laugh together.

I’m so grateful that after 15 years of marriage, 6 children, 6 cities, 10 homes and thousands of arguments: we can still be really silly and laugh together.

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9 comments

  1. Aw, love this one!

  2. I love this one too!! WONDERFUL!!

  3. Love it too! So positive and genuine… and just enough silliness!

  4. Love the perspective. You must have had fun trying to pick the semi finalists.

  5. Hi Yehudit!
    I’m semi-finalist #1, and I think our boys are together in gan !!!!

    • funny to have TWO semifinalists from Elad!!!

      • Must be something in the Elad air, but I’d definitely be even more grateful to see more anglos and europeans around here!!!

    • Hi Carine, I think so too!!! I recognise your face from the photo on the screen, hope to see you soon…

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