The title of this post is completely misleading, but that’s ok. I’m multifaceted, like a gem. I’m currently in the States visiting my parents and am without my better half. The other night I had a conversation with my husband Gil which altered the way I feel about my life and my future. Ingrid Michaelson… Continue reading I’m Giving Up
1. Have baby Check! 2. Realize that having two children within 15 months of each other is similar to having twins. Mothers of twins would probably disagree but are welcome to come babysit to see for themselves. Check! 3. Travel 6,000 miles to the coldest place on Planet Earth with said children for the new… Continue reading Since I’ve Been Gone
Have you ever experienced a moment where you couldn’t possibly feel less cool? This happens to me daily, but every once in a while it hits me hard. Mine came in the form of a Shabbos Robe. Those of you who don’t know what Shabbos is, let alone a Shabbos ROBE, let me explain. Shabbat/Shabbos… Continue reading I’m still cool.
I have always dreamed of calling a little piece of land my own. For as long as I can remember, I have imagined a small stone cottage with a vegetable patch, a tree for swinging, and a flower lined path. Now that we live in Israel my dream hasn’t disappeared, but reality has set in.… Continue reading A Home of Our Own
Time has flown by. A mere 2 weeks have passed since I started Hebrew Ulpan and I’m shocked at what I’ve accomplished. Within days I could read and write. I can form complex sentences and have started to understand when people address with me questions- I’ve even become an expert eavesdropper. Who knew I would… Continue reading Brainiac
I’m pretty sure every new mother goes through one of those moments when you feel like you are the worst parent in the world. You’re in the shower, your one time to be alone, and your baby starts to cry. You don’t get out. Walking through the doorway and your baby smacks his head on… Continue reading Back to School
With all this talk of going back to work and school, it seems like fate has finally stepped in and forced me out of this comfortable nest I’ve made. Documents pending, I should start intensive Hebrew classes in March. Built on complete immersion, this type of language learning has proven effective for many immigrants, and… Continue reading Lessons in Learning