It’s Adar, and here at the Silver household, we have already increased our joy by decorating the house with all the past Purim projects that I keep in a box (I put that process up on my stories last week. It’s my favorite part of instagram, I don’t care what the Mishpacha inbox writers say).… Continue reading Oh Purim, Oh Purim, Hooray
I had lunch with a friend today. It was splendid, absolutely something I should do more often. My two-year-old finishes his playgroup around lunchtime, so I picked up him before I went to the bagel shop to meet my friend. He’s a happy, busy little guy, and while we waited for my friend to come, he… Continue reading Why Going Places With a Toddler Is Actually The Best
Things were getting a little ho-hum at home, but when I attended an exceptional wedding, I was reminded of all the things I appreciate about my marriage.
In my first post on this topic I talked about the many ways social media can be used for the good. I’m going to qualify that now: All the good done online isn’t worth your compromising your home life. This may seem like a no-brainer, but I think for a lot of people it can… Continue reading Using Social Media in a positive way, part two
I once heard a story about a Mommy who shut herself in her kitchen in the morning. When her children knocked on the door, wondering what she was doing in there, she replied, “I’m busy making a Mommy in here!” Mrs. Miryam Swerdlov says it in last week’s Binah magazine, when she was talking about… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Making a Mommy
Not this past Shabbos, but the one before that, I was reading something by Rabbi Paysach Krohn in Zman magazine. Part of it was about marriage, and one piece of advice he gave was this: Greet your spouse with a smile as soon as he walks through the door. Don’t: start off with kvetching, shove… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Say it with a smile
We are in the thick of High Holiday season! Rosh Hashanah is now behind us, and we are looking ahead to Yom Kippur from the Aseres Y’mei Teshuva – the Ten Days of Repentance. I thought a post inspired by an article I read on Aish.com about Yom Kippur would be appropriate for today’s Torah… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays – Be Happy With What You Have