Hi! Welcome to Life in the Married Lane! If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting, and enjoy your stay! Okay, so I don’t really celebrate Valentine’s day (something about holidays that start with the word “Saint” and that it’s not so easy to find kosher V-day… Continue reading 5 ways to tell your husband that you love ‘im
Hello, my name is Rivki, and I’m a perfectionist. I think it has something to do with being a classically trained musician. Either I was already a perfectionist at birth, or it was a result of spending hour upon hour in a practice room, perfecting one measure at a time. Imagine: “No! I’m still missing… Continue reading It’s totally okay not to be perfect. Really.
This is a new feature which I’m really looking forward to doing. Each week, I’m aiming to listen to (or read) a shiur, and then give it over in a way, using good ol’ Jewish wisdom, which is readily applicable to our lives. This week’s topic comes from an email I received yesterday from a… Continue reading Introducing: Torah Tuesdays!
Neve campus As usual, Rabbi Moshe Chalkowski doles out simple, practical and brilliant advice. After reading his latest Questions & Answers email, one particular eitzah jumped out at me: Question 3: How can I learn to become neat and organized? My entire life has been one big organizational bad habit. Answer 3: Organization is… Continue reading the Rav strikes again
Okay, so I’m challenging myself to do two things to strengthen my marriage. We’re already very happily married, mind you, and I intend to keep it that way. What two things am I going to strive for? 1) Look nice for my husband when he comes home. This means that however I look when I’m… Continue reading The Challenge
I heard an interview with John Lithgow on NPR‘s Around Noon where he mentioned the early retirement of his mother from an acting career because she was raising four children and it was the fifties and that was what was done back then (super-paraphrasing there). Seemingly innocuous comments like that usually get me thinking about… Continue reading Donna Reed, Bree VanDeKamp, and the concept of wifely duties