Make 5779 The Best Year of Your Life

Make 5779 The Best Year of Your Life

I’ve been studying with Rabbi Aryeh Nivin for almost 9 years now. His program, for me, has been absolutely life-altering. I RECOMMEND IT MOST HIGHLY. Rabbi Nivin will be starting his 6-week Elul program this August 21st. Mention JewishMOM.com when you register and you will automatically be included in a raffle to win the $100 […]

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I’m Standing On HER Shoulders

I’m Standing On HER Shoulders

Last week, I was sitting in the Kiev airport, waiting for my connecting flight back to Israel, when I heard a Yiddish-accented murmuring (full of “oi’s” and “suff’s”) awakening within me. I suspected maybe I was hearing the voices of souls, if there is such a thing. Of my great and great-great and great-great-great (and […]

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Be-You-Tiful!

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Maximize Elul in 1 Minute a Day (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Maximize Elul in 1 Minute a Day (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Rosh Hashana is just one month away! Here’s a simple yet powerful tool to get the most out of Elul and prepare for Rosh Hashana and this coming year in just 1 minute a day.

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Guess What Danish Kids Ask Their Moms For at the Supermarket Checkout…

Guess What Danish Kids Ask Their Moms For at the Supermarket Checkout…

Here’s some cool things I’ve seen for the first time in my life this week during our family trip to Copenhagen… Instead of the candy and chocolate bars by the supermarket checkout that make your children beg “Eema, pleeeaase can I have some M&M’s??” Danish children get FREE FRUIT! 50% of Copenhagen’s residents commute by […]

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What Gift Should I Buy for That Family?

What Gift Should I Buy for That Family?

This summer, instead of visiting my parents in Baltimore as I usually do, we decided to meet up with them with two kids for a week of sightseeing in a European city* starting this Friday. My to-do list to prepare for this trip is absolutely epic, filling me with that treading-in-quicksand, 2 days before Pesach […]

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