Growing up, my mother was very conscientious about what she fed me. Snacks in my house were fruit leather, delicious whole-wheat muffins with applesauce and cheerios, and we had water with every meal. My house was the house no one wanted to do school projects at because we didn’t have “good” snacks. While I, unsurprisingly,… Continue reading What Should My Kids Bring For School Snack?
The fact is we have finally realized that the process of trying to fit into this system was beating him down and we want to make the change to a place that can build him up. Better that he should feel ‘different’ and successful, than feel like a failure among typical children.
Nope, not talking greenhouse gas emissions here. This is more along the lines of the cultural environment we find ourselves living in. This post was inspired by Rebbetzin Heller’s (usually) weekly email to Neve alumni. This week’s letter was entitled “Upward from Depravity,” referencing to this week’s parsha, where the Jews are living in Egyptian… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: the Environmental Factor