Parenting

Things that went right at the bris, or, Gratitude

My parents left last Sunday.  We made the bris on Monday.  Though I tried, at the brilliant suggestion of a friend, to find a mature, responsible girl who could assist me in getting out the door Monday morning, I did not meet with success.  After an entire day filled with phone calls (who knew so… Continue reading Things that went right at the bris, or, Gratitude

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: Miracles by choice

And we’re back for round #3: A couple weeks ago I was listening to a shiur by Rebbetzin Heller on naaleh.com, and something she said made an impression on me.  This is a very, very rough paraphrase, but essentially, You can choose to see a miracle, or not.  In having a baby, in seeing the… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Miracles by choice