Death and Judaism – as a convert

We spent the past week at the home of a very dear friend. His father had passed away and he was sitting Shiva (the 7 days of mourning following burial). The Dad was there, in part, to help make a Minyan in order for him to say Kaddish. A was 85 years old and had lived a…… Continue reading Death and Judaism – as a convert



Things I’ve learned

Before I became The Mom I thought that I knew everything. While I never voiced those opinions (for the most part), I was confident that they were accurate and would lead me through motherhood like bunnies hopping through a meadow with unicorns lighting the way.  Then came Peanut.  I quickly discovered that motherhood was more like…… Continue reading Things I’ve learned