Unicorn Mom

Unicorn Mom

Sometimes I am imagine that Hashem is giving ME a Mommy Peptalk. And this is what I imagine He tells me: “I cannot believe that in the year 2017 there is still a woman in this world who so has her priorities straight. A woman who is dedicated to her husband. A woman who is […]

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My Children’s Love Languages

My Children’s Love Languages

I wrote earlier this week about the book The 5 Love Languages about how different people have different ways of feeling loved, through: 1.Receiving words of affirmation 2. Quality time 3. Receiving gifts 4. Acts of Service 5. Physical Touch After I finished the book, my first project was to figure out my personal primary […]

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Rebbetzin Kanyevsky’s Shabbat Candles

Rebbetzin Kanyevsky’s Shabbat Candles

I just read this beautiful story in the newly-released, super-inspirational Eishes Chayil Candle Lighting Treasury by Rabbi Dov Weller (Artscroll) (he also wrote the Eishes Chayil Hagaddah which I LOVED, and plan to use again at this year’s seder): “At one point the Kanievsky home was being repainted and the area where the Rebbetzin’s Shabbos […]

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My Yearly Direction (12-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My Yearly Direction (12-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My central goal for 5778.

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What My Almost-5-Year-Old Knows About Hashem:)

What My Almost-5-Year-Old Knows About Hashem:)

In preparation for Yom Kippur, my almost-5-year-old Yaakov has been hearing a lot in kindergarten about Hashem, and what it means that Hashem is all-powerful. I guess that’s why today at the playground, Yaakov informed me: “Eema, did you know that Hashem can do WHATEVER HE WANTS? “He could turn a fence into a person! […]

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My Kreplach Crime

My Kreplach Crime

This morning, Jerusalem’s largest supermarket was swarming with at least 500 costumers. I don’t have a car and they don’t do deliveries, so I only brave the crowds there twice a year to pick up frozen kreplach* before Yom Kippur and Purim. In Israeli supermarkets, customers need to insert a 5 NIS coin when they […]

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