At the beginning of the month, I was excited to have an appointment with an ophthalmologist in the area. I see you showing that puzzled look. Who, really, gets excited by their eye appointment? It wasn’t actually the appointment with the ophthalmologist that excited me (no offense nice ophthamologist), but the chance to have my… Read More Gaslighting Ourselves
I know almost nothing about Princess Eugenie. I don’t know what number she is to the throne, what the name of her husband is, or whether she is the younger or older sister. What I do know, however, is that I truly admire her after her wedding this weekend. Yes, she got married this weekend… Read More You’re a Real Star, Princess Eugenie
It’s amazing what a really good photographer, who knows his subject, can capture. When Yehuda got this shot of his brother, I said, “Yes! That’s it!” This picture embodies Zeli. It’s an interesting idea to think of trying to capture the essence of each of your kids in one picture. Yehuda managed to catch a… Read More A Thousand Words in This Picture
We are all so obviously on our own timelines, but it’s sometimes difficult to know when to jump in as a parent, and when to let my children embrace their timelines. One of my children has simply refused to learn to ride a bike. But he’s not 5, 6, or 7. He’s significantly older. And… Read More Whose Timeline Is It Anyway?
The other day, I was standing outside of my child’s school waiting for pick up. As usual, I started a conversation with one of the other mothers. We were discussing how amazing a friend of ours was and about the many acts of chesed (kindness and giving) she was always doing. “Why can’t we all… Read More Lessons Learned at Kindergarten Pick-Up
Last week we had a fantastically wonderful vacation in Zippori. Zippori is a National Park that is filled with archeological finds, amazing mosaics and a rich history of our people. Next door, Moshav Zippori is filled with delightful cabins, a goat farm where they produce and sell goat cheese and goat milk, an exotic bird… Read More Kol Hakavod to Vacation!