Something Cool We Figured Out about Our Daughter

Something Cool We Figured Out about Our Daughter

This past Shabbat we attended a Shabbaton for my daughter’s class and their parents. The most unforgettable part of the Shabbaton, for me, was a special exercise we parents did with our daughters. Each one of us received a list of around 60 positive characteristics, and 5 paperclips. And we were instructed to place those […]

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How to Raise a Daughter Who Wants to Become a Mom (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How to Raise a Daughter Who Wants to Become a Mom (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Western women are fleeing from marriage and motherhood, here’s how to raise a daughter who truly looks forward to becoming a JewishMOM.

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There’s No Use Crying Over Spilt Soup

There’s No Use Crying Over Spilt Soup

I start working on my blog every day at 12:30 in the afternoon. So today, at 12:25, I went down to my kitchen to quickly heat up some soup to eat before I started writing for an hour before my boys’ pick-up time. But when I was returning the box of soup to the fridge, […]

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A Moms-Eye View of Tsfat

A Moms-Eye View of Tsfat

You can choose whether to read this post or scroll down to watch me tell this same story in a 2-minute video (with footage of the places I mention). We spent this past Shabbat in the mystical city of Tsfat. Two highlights… I went on an underground tour of tunnels excavated by Livnot Ulehibanot from […]

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Ma’am, Do you Work?

Ma’am, Do you Work?

Once a clerk asked a stay-at-home mother “Do you work?” She said, “I do. I co-direct an institution.” “Really?” the impressed clerk responded, “Did you get a special degree to prepare you for that position?” “Yes, I got a very special degree, I have an MA…Ma”

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The Awkward Phone Call and Shavuot

The Awkward Phone Call and Shavuot

This morning I got a phone call from Ulpanat Raaya, the high school my daughter graduated from 2 years ago. “Shalom, we are compiling a network of people who can provide advice to our graduates regarding professional and educational options.” “Ahh, I am actually the mother. It sounds like you want to be in touch […]

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