40 in 40 · Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

How To Combat Burnout

“I feel burnout comes as a result of consistent over-simulation.” -Dinesh Paliwal Raise your hand if you are feeling really, really tired of the new normal. I’m trying to write this post as my baby is fussing in her high chair and my five-year-old is actively leaning against me, asking for the umpteenth time if… Continue reading How To Combat Burnout

Mesorah (Jewish stuff) · Miscellany · Motherhood

Silver Linings of COVID-19 Break

It’s less than a month before Pesach and instead of preparing for this exciting and labor-intensive holiday, I am preparing for some exciting and labor-intensive home-schooling. That’s right, school is out for at least the next five weeks, and my five kids are all home with me, and instead of buying matzah, I’m stocking up… Continue reading Silver Linings of COVID-19 Break

Parenting

Can I go to the break room now?

When I was in high school I had an after-school job at a local grocery store chain.  Many of my classmates also worked at this chain, and it was a good way to make a little extra money.  State policy dictated that for every three hours worked, an employee must have a ten-minute break.  Our… Continue reading Can I go to the break room now?