Most parents have hopes and dreams for their children. We want them to be happy, to be emotionally balanced and successful in their lives, in their relationships, in making a living, in finding a place in a community. To get married, start a family. To find the same connection to G-d that we have. Most… Continue reading Ten Stages Of Parenting A Challenging Child
The fact is we have finally realized that the process of trying to fit into this system was beating him down and we want to make the change to a place that can build him up. Better that he should feel ‘different’ and successful, than feel like a failure among typical children.
Yesterday was the English anniversary of the day I converted to Judaism. It’s been ten years. That’s the kind of milestone that leads to introspection. And I did introspect yesterday, for about twenty seconds before my attention got pulled in a million different directions, as usual. Today, since I have a lot of household tasks… Continue reading Ten Years of Being a Jew
Today’s post is the fifth in the Women Who Inspire Us Series. You can read the previous posts here. You may also want to subscribe to my RSS feed, or “like” my Facebook page to catch the upcoming posts. As always, if you would like to share your inspiration by participating in the series, please… Continue reading Women Who Inspire Us #5: My four-year-old daughter
[Amusing sidenote: I wrote this on Friday and totally thought I published it. Not sure what happened there.] Well, it’s really crunch time now. In less than two weeks, the movers are coming. I’m trying to tie up loose ends and get everything in boxes, etc. So, I’m feeling a little blah about doing a… Continue reading Around the Web and Pictures of the Week