Jewish Success (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Jewish Success (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Rethinking our definition of success.

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Tzippy’s Unusual Chesed

Tzippy’s Unusual Chesed

In Kiryat Moshe there are e-mail groups for women in English and Hebrew. And over the past year and a half plus since we moved here, I have used these groups a lot…More than anyone or anything else, these groups have enabled me to acclimate to life in our new neighborhood… And consistently, over the […]

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When Our Children Embarrass Us

When Our Children Embarrass Us

Yesterday my daughter’s school had a special performance for the bat mitzvah girls and their mothers. I was sitting in the front row during the performance, which meant I had an unobstructed view of the 3-year-old girl with princess-esque tresses flowing down her back standing by the stage. And then I noticed, along (I assume) […]

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A Life of Abundance

A Life of Abundance

Living a life of abundance. That’s what Dina Friedman was talking about last night as I prepared today’s lunches (humus sandwiches and nectarines for all) and cooked (a mountain of squash and freekeh*) for the week. I liked the sound of that: a life of abundance. And Dina requested from each of us to think […]

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Being the Best Mom I Can Be (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Being the Best Mom I Can Be (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

What does it mean to be the best mother I can be?

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The Frustrated Pharmacist

The Frustrated Pharmacist

This morning, on the way home, I noticed a pharmacy and decided to pop in. I’ve been feeling a little under the weather recently, with symptoms that have gotten better and worse and better over the last month–but are still lurking around. So I told the pharmacist about my symptoms and asked if she had […]

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