If you’re alive and you know it, clap your hands.
מודה אני לפניך מלך חי וקיים שהחזרת בי נשמתי בחמלה. רבה אמונתך I thank you, living and enduring king, for You have graciously returned my soul within me. Great is your faithfulness. The above blessing is the first to be said when you wake in the morning. It’s a very clear message. We are thanking … Continue reading If you’re alive and you know it, clap your hands.
In The Blink Of An Eye
For the third time this week I was asked how I manage while having the twins at home with me? I fully understand people’s surprise when they hear Ally and Mateo are still at home with me. Most people I know have their children in some type of daycare by the time they are two … Continue reading In The Blink Of An Eye
What’s Behind Door Number 2?
I woke up this morning, and after a brief panic attack I have come to the conclusion that I am officially an adult. I am 37. Yeah, when the hell did that happen??? The last two decades just flooded through and the aftermath is astounding. As far as I know, there was a wedding… a … Continue reading What’s Behind Door Number 2?
In-Laws or Out-laws?
I am blessed to have four parents in my life. My birth parents and my in-laws. Neither my family nor my husbands are ‘Leave it to Beaver’ type families. We are very loud, quirky, sarcastic, nosy, and even a bit eccentric at times. Even so, every single one of my relatives on both sides are … Continue reading In-Laws or Out-laws?
Little kid, little problems. Big kids, big problems.
As a little girl, every time someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up I always answered the same, a Mother. At Shul, when mothers had their babies with them, I was the first to run and offer help. I loved babies. Loved them. Ian and I were married February 1st … Continue reading Little kid, little problems. Big kids, big problems.