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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

You’re Never Too Old for Mommy and Me ( + 3 Ways to Strengthen...

Don’t have the relationship with your mother that you crave? You can still get it—and even nurture yourself when she’s no longer here By Shiffy Friedman, MSW   Every human being, especially every woman, has an inherent...

To Leave a Child Behind, and Get Away For a Bit. (We Know It’s...

  So right, while it feels so wrong   I am sitting in the passenger’s seat, my house getting smaller and smaller behind me. I can still see a fluffy little cloud of blonde messy hair at...

Feel Stuck in the Kitchen While the Men are in Shul? Here’s Three Ways...

  Between preparing the Kiddush, serving meals, and tending to the kids, is there a way to make Shavuos a meaningful Yom Tov for us moms?   By Liba Kahan For the men, it’s a given. Go to...
Ted Talks - Ideas worth spreading.

8 Great TED Talks That Give Really Good Advice

  Listen, laugh, learn, and be amused...tune into these favorite talks for inspiration and information. By Sina Mizrahi   Every few weeks I find that I need to expand my intellect beyond what my daily routine requires....

Are You a Procrastinator? Especially When It Comes to Cleaning for Pesach? We Know...

  4 reasons you might be procrastinating...and how you can get that motivation to get going. By Chava Dumas Pesach is definitely coming, and Pesach waits for no woman! It's a fact on the calendar and...
How Rebbetzin Kolodetsky Inspired Me to Daven Shacharis Every Day—Even on Purim Morning. Don’t have time in the morning? Here’s how tefilah can save time...not take time

How Rebbetzin Kolodetsky Inspired Me to Daven Shacharis Every Day—Even on Purim Morning

Don’t have time in the morning? Here’s how tefilah can save time...not take time By Shiffy Friedman   A funny thing happened when I (almost) sat down to write this post. Because my usual davening slot...

Listening Is a Dying Art. Let’s Revive It.

  If you want to be a good friend, listen completely. “I never learned anything while I was talking.” —Larry King   It’s one of my favorite quotes of all time and something I strive to remember, each...
The Trees and You: Three relationship tips in honor of Tu B’Shvat

The Trees and You: Three Relationship Tips in Honor of Tu B’Shvat

With Tu B’Shvat around the corner, you’re probably getting into fruit mode sooner or later, planning a menu that’s centered on the bounty we reap from the trees. But Tu B’Shvat offers way more than...
The grammar mistakes that make me cringe (and how to correct them)

You’ll Want to Avoid My Grammar Pet Peeves

The grammar mistakes that make me cringe (and how to correct them) Grammar pet peeves…where to begin? Let’s start by defining what a grammar pet peeve is not. It’s not a cute fluffy animal that’s...
DIY Date Night

 Can’t Get Out? Make Your Nights at Home Special

Little touches to the table or a new activity turn a regular evening into a memorable evening By Sarah Loeb   I'm a big believer of having little spurts of excitement to change up the daily...
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