When I Feel Lacking

When I Feel Lacking

“When I feel lacking, I don’t need new things–I need new eyes with which to see the things I already have.” –Glennon Doyle Melton

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How to Enjoy Pesach Cleaning (13-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How to Enjoy Pesach Cleaning (13-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

3 ways to make Passover cleaning a positive experience.

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I became Religious Because of the Family Purity Laws by Anonymous

I became Religious Because of the Family Purity Laws by Anonymous

Last week at the playground my neighbor, a mother expecting her 4th child, and I were standing by the slide…The story she told me about how she became religious gave me goosebumps. Here’s what she told me: I was in my mid-thirties, living in Tel Aviv near where had I grown up. Looking around me, […]

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A Letter to an Exhausted Mother by Rabbi Shais Taub

A Letter to an Exhausted Mother by Rabbi Shais Taub

This past week Ami Magazine printed a letter from an overwhelmed and exhausted mother of several young children who wrote: “I have suddenly realized that I have no idea why I am doing what I am doing!…What is the purpose of all the extraordinary effort that I am putting into raising [my children] to become […]

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Purim in Wonderland

Purim in Wonderland

It is the morning after Purim, and I am feeling just-gave-birth exhausted. Purim, as always, was challenging. Balancing the children and the guests and the mishlochei manot and the chicken I forgot to take out the freezer and the far too many hours spent cleaning up afterwards. But it was, as always, also somewhat wondrous. […]

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