My 2 Cents for Younger Mothers (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My 2 Cents for Younger Mothers (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Something I would love to tell mothers of young children.

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Remembering Chani Weinrott

Remembering Chani Weinrott

Thousands of us here in Israel shed a tear yesterday when we heard that Chani Weinrott had passed away. Over the course of the last 8 years she had become one of the most famous and beloved religious mothers in Israel, unfortunately her fame came from being, as she ironically described herself, a “celeb sartan”–a […]

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A Secondary Infertility Mazal Tov

A Secondary Infertility Mazal Tov

My friend Goldy got married at 19, had her first son at 20 and her second at 21. And now, for 20 years (or, to be more accurate, 240 months), she and her husband have been hoping and praying (and going through treatment after treatment–conventional and alternative) to have another child. The doctors are mystified […]

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Thriving with Young Children (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Thriving with Young Children (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Words of advice from a woman who mothered 6 children under the age of 6.

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Jerusalem Thanksgiving

Jerusalem Thanksgiving

Last night, my head was spinning around so bad I felt, without exaggeration, like I was on a merry-go-round. When I woke up this morning (on the living room sofa, I didn’t want to risk falling over on the way upstairs to my bed) I was no longer on the merry-go-round, but I still felt […]

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Why Do I Have a Harder Time with my Child than Anyone Else?

Why Do I Have a Harder Time with my Child than Anyone Else?

I have a question about teachers that I have been asking myself for the past 18 years, twice a day (at gan drop-off and pick-up). My question is this: how is it possible that an afternoon spent with 2 of my children leaves me feeling steamrollered. Yet those same children’s teachers somehow manage to spend […]

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