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LifeTakes
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
As I head back into the house, I feel lighter. I feel validated. There are other “not normal” mothers out there who really are normal
Musings
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
It’s not like we’re talking about things that are unimportant, we’re just not talking about the things that so many people are scared to talk about
Musings
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
I was enormously vexed when I told someone I recognized her from the past and she looked at me quizzically and said, “I know you?
Windows
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Shaina may be smiling but I’ve been officially triggered. She’s right — breakfast most certainly did not look like this when she was growing up
Musings
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
“Hi,” the voice on the message machine said. “Wait, who did I just call?” the voice continued. Silence. “Uh. Well, by now you know who I am anyway”
Windows
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
“Mommy is difficult, we all know that,” my sister Varda said to me numerous times. “Just accept her the way she ...
Musings
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
When my sisters and I begin with the stories, we’re performers on the stage of shivah stools. The audience’s faces ...
Windows
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
What happens at my weekly Shabbos Tehillim group? As long as we’re reciting Tehillim, I’m fine, but once the chitchat ...
LifeTakes
Thursday, October 06, 2016
“So, Ma,” my 17-year-old asked again that year. “Are you going to shul for the whole davening?”
Windows
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Mom refused to budge. “Behind my back you did this! I’m not a piece of garbage, you know.”