So, I’m The Mom. The Jewish Mom. I keep kosher and I cook kosher food. I buy kippot like other moms buy Lego. We go to Shul (the synagogue), we do Kiddush (the blessing over the wine), Motzei (the blessing over the challah), Havdallah (the blessings that separate the Shabbat from the rest of the week) and…… Continue reading Hebr-what?
Life as a baseball family. No, we don’t play, though The Dad did try softball for a couple of years. He played in jeans. Yup.
I’d spent my entire life dreaming of having a little girl of my own… only to have 3 boys
Mom-shaming. Something that we think we’re not doing, but we are, it’s just disguised as well-intentioned advice about non-harmful parenting. #lifeasajewishmom #parenting #momshaming #lovepeaceandchickenschmaltz
I’ve always been an anxious person. It’s in my nature, ingrained in my soul. With anxiety comes self doubt, low self-esteem and confidence issues. Until I had kids, I never realized that there was a world without anxiety; that it could be treated, though not cured. Anxiety is, according to my research, a form of…… Continue reading Medicated Mama
A few days ago I opened my page up for reader “collaboration”. Basically, I wanted to hear what the kids in your lives sounded like. Do they sound like my own kids? Better? Worse? Funnier? SMARTER?! After reading through all of the submissions, I realized a few things; we swear WAY too much, our kids somehow know how to use said naughty words in the proper context, a lot of kids are funnier than me, a lot of kids are smarter than me and, lastly, we’re all definitely doing something right. Yes, they may be swearing and ordering us around, but they are all pretty well-rounded and sweet people.
Send me your kidisms so I can work them into my blog anonymously! Pretty please? Pretty please with a nap on top?!
I was recently sent, courtesy of Influenster (thanks Influenster), a package of Huggies Little Movers to review. Now, having 3 kids, you’d assume that we’d have tried them. Well, you know what assuming does, right? Exactly. While we are a Huggies family, I had never tried the Little Movers. So, I get the package, and…… Continue reading A Huggies Review
The sufferance of man-colds have nothing on babies who are under the weather!
Trying to decide what you need to bring on vacation is probably more stressful than wedding planning.