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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The 5 Love Languages

The 5 Love Languages

This month I read The 5 Love Languages by marriage counselor Gary Chapman, and it opened my eyes to a whole new way of expressing love in the relationships in my life. The book claims that there are 5 ways in which men and women feel loved: 1.Through receiving words of affirmation (i.e. Wife tells […]

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One Reason I’m Relieved I Lost by Hillary Clinton

One Reason I’m Relieved I Lost by Hillary Clinton

[Shortly after losing November’s election, I attended my 2-year-old granddaughter] Charlotte’s dance recital. It’s enchanting to watch a bunch of squirming, giggling 2-year-olds trying to dance in unison. Some are intensely focused (that would be my granddaughter), some are trying to talk to their parents in the audience, and one girl just sat down and […]

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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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