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.
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
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?
I and he, they and we, together we fought the demon residing in me There were potions, there were tears, all and more to break my fears I am me, reclaimed, no more vertigo on the ground nor in the sound If my nightmares veil what’s actual and true, and I slip into a coma … Continue reading The Hall Where The Little Feet Patter
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.