What My 2-Year-Old Did to My Computer

What My 2-Year-Old Did to My Computer

Last night, when I came upstairs to check my Email I found 2-year-old Yonatan sitting at my computer grinning a bit too wide. When I came closer to remove him, I saw that he had managed to turn my desktop screen completely upside down. He is only 2. But little Yonatan had somehow managed to […]

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My Bat Mitzvah Girl and Me

My Bat Mitzvah Girl and Me

12 years ago today, after waiting and waiting and waiting, labor finally started on Rosh Chodesh Iyar, and my Moriah was born in a flash. Last night Josh and I went out for dinner, and when I reminded him where we were around that same time 12 years ago, he picked up his phone and […]

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Taking my Son to Gan on Yom HaShoah

Taking my Son to Gan on Yom HaShoah

We have a garden full of beautiful, colorful flowers. But the resident of our garden that’s been getting the most attention recently is our strawberry. Yes, I meant to write that in the singular. Just one. A single strawberry. At first it was white, and then it started getting embarrassed from all the attention and […]

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The Blessing of Growing Older (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The Blessing of Growing Older (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

As mothers, we grow older and wiser.

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Why I Was Laughing in the Graveyard

Why I Was Laughing in the Graveyard

Since I read her biography, I’ve been trying to visit Henny Machlis’ grave about once a week. What do I experience when I’m there? Do I hear the voice of Henny’ soul? Do I hear what I imagine Henny would probably say? Either way, I always leave Henny’s grave feeling more clarity than when I […]

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Savta Bina’s Passover Blessing

Savta Bina’s Passover Blessing

Our dear friend Bina was a child of the Holocaust who lost her parents when she was only 4, and spent the Shoah being moved by strangers from one hiding place to another, always only one step away from the clutches of the Nazi beast. Maybe because of how she grew up, Bina has a […]

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