Today is the 10 Year Anniversary of a Miracle

Today is the 10 Year Anniversary of a Miracle

On Jan. 15, 2009, a US Airways Airbus safely landed in the Hudson River after striking a flock of geese while taking off from New York City. For survivor Ric Elias the experience of almost dying left a lasting impression on him as a human being, husband, and, in his eyes most importantly, as a […]

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The Home Field Advantage (1-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The Home Field Advantage (1-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

What we JewishMOMs can learn from the NFL. My husband’s a big Patriots fan, so yesterday he was telling me about the upcoming playoffs leading up to the Superbowl. Josh explained to me how crucial it is that the Patriots beat a certain team in order to get the home-field advantage during the playoffs and […]

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Speedy Beatie Update: JewishMOM of 5 Headed for Olympics?

Speedy Beatie Update: JewishMOM of 5 Headed for Olympics?

This week, Beatie Deutsch, the marathon champ and religious mother of 5, was interviewed about her Olympic plans. GO BEATIE, GO!!!

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My Eema Cheer (1-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My Eema Cheer (1-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How I turned my child’s kvetch into a cheer- for me. This past Friday afternoon, I was standing on the top of a step ladder in my kitchen, getting down a pot for chicken soup. And at that very moment, my 6-year-old Yaakov needed something urgently. Insider’s info: whenever Yaakov wants anything, he needs it […]

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From the Mother of Critically-Injured Soldier, Nathaniel Felber

From the Mother of Critically-Injured Soldier, Nathaniel Felber

3 weeks ago, IDF soldier Nathaniel Felber of Maryland and Raanana was critically injured by a Palestinian terrorist while protecting Israelis waiting at a bus stop. When Nathaniel was about to join the IDF, his mother, Judi, wrote the following article: My Son, The Soldier. This devoted mother’s moving words remind me of the self-sacrifice, […]

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Our Birthright Shabbat (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Our Birthright Shabbat (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Reflections on the very different bedtime blessings of two Jewish mothers. I read in Ami this week about a woman who dreamed of becoming a lawyer but never did. So when that frustrated wannabe lawyer became a mother herself, every night she would tell her young daughter, “And when you grow up, you will become […]

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