Motherhood

You Are Doing Just Fine

My kids’ school has this excellent program called “Social Skills.” It teaches them very useful concepts like not interrupting, “friendly talk,” “brave talk,” and other ways of learning how to be in the world, how to deal with their feelings in a healthy way. I love this program because it presents these concepts to kids in… Continue reading You Are Doing Just Fine

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Chazkeinu – Group Support For Jewish Mental Health

I had the great pleasure of catching up with an old friend the other day. It’s been years since we’ve spoken, but, like it goes with people you feel connected to, our phone call felt as comfortable as if we’d never lost touch. This friend is an intelligent, kind, warm woman with an infectious optimism and… Continue reading Chazkeinu – Group Support For Jewish Mental Health

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Using social media in a positive way, part one

Recently, Ima 2 Seven posted about an article she had read on MavenMall.com where a social media mommy was on the verge of cutting the internet out of her home.  As a response to the article, Chana Jenny at Jewishmom.com shared how she has developed healthy limits for internet use. Reading these posts made me… Continue reading Using social media in a positive way, part one

Perspectives of Marriage

Living outside of stereotypes

Chavi Cohen is a young mother of two, living in Cleveland, Ohio.  A Harvard graduate with a penchant for reading through meals and seeking out intellectual stimulation, she’s always trying to find a happy medium between mommy and me.  On her blog Harvard Housewife she writes about connecting to herself, her friends and family, and… Continue reading Living outside of stereotypes