The Overweight Mother’s Response

The Overweight Mother’s Response

A mother of 4 young children was finding it hard to lose the weight she had gained during pregnancy. One day, a doctor rebuked her, “If you keep on gaining this much weight with each pregnancy, just imagine what you will look like if you have 8 children!” The proud mother, unmoved, responded: “I imagine […]

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Here’s Why The Cleaning Lady Dreamed of Making Aliya

Here’s Why The Cleaning Lady Dreamed of Making Aliya

This past Shabbat we hosted Anna, a lovely 50-something single mother of 2 who just made aliya to Israel from Germany. Over the course of the meal, Anna shared with us the story of her life. How 30 years ago she moved from Latvia to Germany, and raised her two children on her own there, […]

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Our Miraculous Shabbat Guest (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Our Miraculous Shabbat Guest (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

I was shocked to discover that our guest and I shared a unique connection.

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What JewishMOMs Do

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You Won’t Believe How We Got Home After Our Wedding

You Won’t Believe How We Got Home After Our Wedding

This morning, I found this “Just Married” car parked in front of my house. And it got me all nostalgic for the unusual car-ride home from our own wedding late one Thursday night 22 years ago. Josh and I were the first of our friends to get married. So, when I had to figure out […]

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