Healing from My C-Section by Anonymous

Healing from My C-Section by Anonymous

I broke two dishes in one day; if I break 2 dishes in a year, that’s a lot. I knew something was not right, so as I looked at the pieces of broken pottery on my counter, I thought about what just happened. Rewinding 30 seconds, right before the dish broke, I had been thinking […]

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Despacito (3-Minute Maccabeats Video)

Despacito (3-Minute Maccabeats Video)

After a JewishMOM sent me this song this morning, I listening to it once, and then found myself humming it the rest of the day. An important reminder to stop rushing, slow down (despacito, in Spanish), enjoy this beautiful world and hug our kids just because… Lyrics Like being pulled in all directions Trying to […]

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The Lubavitcher Rebbe: A Mother’s Exalted Mission

The Lubavitcher Rebbe: A Mother’s Exalted Mission

More wisdom from the Lubavitcher Rebbe in honor of Gimmel Tammuz today… “The Torah grants women the most exalted mission possible. “The thing which is of ultimate importance to the Holy Nation is connected with [the Torah]–that from the generation that stood at the time of the giving of the Torah will blossom a new […]

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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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My Brain is Changing

My Brain is Changing

My brain has changed. Yes, it’s true! An example…Since I was a teenager, I would wake up every morning, bracing myself for disaster. I just knew something terrible was about to happen…Nuclear holocaust (high school), terror attack and/or traffic accident (adulthood). And then I learned about positive thinking (thank you, Chaya Hinda Allen!). And for […]

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Eye of the Storm by Sorah Rosenblatt

Eye of the Storm by Sorah Rosenblatt

I told you that I spent several Shabbats ago reading through Sorah Rosenblatt’s (AKA Rena Lewis’) wonderful collection of poetry Memo to Self. Here are two more of my favorites… EYE OF THE STORM “Mommy, sign this note.” “Mommy, I need eight shekels.” “Mommy, what did you do with my other shoe?” (Goodness! Is the […]

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