My Moon Pie Dance

My Moon Pie Dance

I have been feeling burnt out for a while now. Jumping at any opportunity that takes me away from my kids and my house. I’ll admit that I was relieved when I heard from Rabbi Nivin that I’m not alone. Many people feel depressed and burnt out at this time of year. And for that […]

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Rush Hour on Rechov HaIlui

Rush Hour on Rechov HaIlui

8 AM, another morning, another walk with Yaakov and Yoni to gan. We wait for the light to change and enter the crosswalk crowded with kids on their way to school and gan. Two sisters squabble, a five-year-old loudly protests his mother’s efforts to hold his hand, Yoni is still whimpering because I cut the […]

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Make the Call (5-Minute Rabbi Yoel Gold, Yom Kippur Video)

Make the Call (5-Minute Rabbi Yoel Gold, Yom Kippur Video)

As always, this video by Rabbi Yoel Gold is super inspiring. Don’t miss the surprise ending…Gemar Chatima Tova!

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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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