That’s how it feels sometimes to have two kids under the age of two. [spotlight on Ring #1. The emcee’s voice rings out over the stadium] In the first ring we have our toddler, Little Man, awake and ready to face the day! Who will get him from his crib? What will he have for… Continue reading It’s like a three-ring circus over here
I had a major headache today. You know, the kind that you can feel coming on a few days in advance. Yeah, one of those. Unfortunately, I was a little too busy to take it easy. Also, my husband was out-of-town Sunday night, which always messes up my schedule. As in, I stay up way… Continue reading The dishes can wait
My mother-in-law left this morning. She spent a glorious ten days with us. Now, I know that the stereotypical mother-in-law may not be a welcome house-guest, but thankfully, my mother-in-law is hardly stereotypical! I won’t go into detail about the massive amount of help she provided, but will just mention that I am extremely well-rested.… Continue reading Who needs external validation? Me, apparently.
Welcome back to Torah Tuesdays! Here is installment #2: This time of year, between Pesach and Rosh Hashanah, it’s customary to read one chapter of Pirkei Avos each Shabboszt”l) developed an excellent class series on these ways, which he called the 48 Ways to Wisdom. Today’s blog is taken from the first way, as seen… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays – Be Present
My son and I went on a trip last week to St. Louis, to visit my parents and friends. On our second day we visited my friend Alexandra. About a block from her house I heard Moshe coughing in the backseat. I thought to myself, “Oh, he just took an extra-big swig of water.” Then… Continue reading Being a Mommy
This is dedicated to Ruchi, who is awesome, and has way more irons in the fire than I can imagine! I have a tendency to over-commit when it comes to musical endeavors. Really, I mean to say no, but it just comes out yes because usually it sounds like a blast, and I have a… Continue reading Irons in the Fire
The disaster which was his room was tormenting my organizational side. The room was hit by a combo of traveling/holiday/guests/growth spurt/season change. So basically, it was messy, disorganized and in desperate need of an update. There I was, working, a lot, more than I should have been. I was trying to keep up with the… Continue reading Keeping up with the Moshe