The OB/GYN’s Miracle Birth

The OB/GYN’s Miracle Birth

My neighbor, Rachel, is a resident in OB/GYN who works in a busy Jerusalem delivery room. She has attended hundreds of births, but her own self-described “miracle birth” to her 7th child last week ended up catching her completely by surprise. This is the story Rachel shared with me: “For the last few weeks of […]

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Our Weaknesses are the Key to Our Success (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Our Weaknesses are the Key to Our Success  (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How our weaknesses enable us to invest in and develop our strengths and achieve our ultimate goals.

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My Terrible Bedtime Tale

My Terrible Bedtime Tale

One of the main reasons that my mothering life is easier now with 8 children than it was when my family was smaller is that nowadays I don’t do bedtime. By 7 PM I’m off duty! So I can run errands, go on a walk, clean up my hurricane-hit kitchen in peace, while my older […]

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When I Had 4 Little Girls

When I Had 4 Little Girls

This morning I went to pick up 3-year-old Yoni’s chalake photos, from his 1st haircutting with the Slonimer Rebbe last month. I know the photographer, an elderly man who owns a photo store, from the chalakes of my 2 older sons by the Rebbe. And as he handed me the photos he blessed me with […]

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My Daughter’s Special SMS

My Daughter’s Special SMS

I just got back from an overnight community-center trip for women to the Dead Sea. I had so much fun! I soaked in the spa, danced zumba, stuffed myself on incredible food (back to the diet tomorrow–I promise!) and enjoyed the salty calm, great company, and spectacular view. But the sweetest moment of the entire […]

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Yaakov’s Boo-Boo

Yaakov’s Boo-Boo

Last week, 5-year-old Yaakov got a scratch on his left thumb. And today he looked at his thumb–and the scratch was gone. Yaakov began jumping up an down, “We have to tell Abba! Hashem made a great, great, great miracle!” “What miracle?” I asked. “I had a scratch, and now it’s completely gone! It’s a […]

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