What Happened to My Big Plans?

What Happened to My Big Plans?

I had big plans for today. But on the way home from Yaakov’s appointment at the speech therapist this morning, I was feeling weak, queasy, feverish. So instead of all my important and lofty plans, I crawled into bed instead. And as I fell asleep I thought of something I once heard: The most important […]

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One Mother’s Embarrassing Secret

One Mother’s Embarrassing Secret

I’m struggling with a certain personal issue which I’m embarrassed to share. So when I saw that there would be a class this week on my exact issue at the annual Binyan Shalem conference on family and marriage, I went. To get some perspective and chizuk. On the way to the class, yikes! I ran […]

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The Calm Man Stuck with Me at the Burlington Airport

The Calm Man Stuck with Me at the Burlington Airport

This morning I was taking off with two of my children on a flight from Baltimore to Montreal when the stewardess announced in French-tinged English, “On behalf of Air Canada, I hope you will enjoy this flight to Barbados!” A planeful of confused eyes looked up at her. “Just kidding,” she chuckled. “And for the […]

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Bless this Mess

Bless this Mess

Loved this…

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Guess Where We’re Going this Week…(4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Guess Where We’re Going this Week…(4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My husband and I are going to another country this week, for a very special occasion… This coming Shabbat, over a million Jews in 97 countries and 1416 cities will be keeping Shabbat as part of the 5th Annual Shabbat Project. The Jewish community of Prague has invited my husband, Joshua, and me to be […]

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