After bringing Koala into bed with us this morning, the huz and I rolled back over and began dozing off. Koala leaned over to me, and whispered softly in my ear: "Mama?" I mumbled back, "Yeah?" And Koala burped in my ear.
Google Israel has a cutie logo today in honor of Miriam Rut's birthday (1910-2005). Mi zot? Aside from an educator and gannenet, she is known as the author of tons of Israeli classic children's books, including תירס חם, the more recent hit יובל המבלבל, and the ever-classic מעשה בחמישה בלונים, depicted in the logo: The logo... Continue Reading →
I may correct your Hebrew now, but sometime in the future - possibly the near future - you will be correcting mine.
I get a lot of email from people looking to move to Tzur Hadassah, our 1,000 family size yishuv in the Jerusalem hills. I tend to paint a rosy picture here, and get more honest in the emails, but I think I'm going to be honest here and allow myself to complain a little bit.... Continue Reading →
I love coming home from work and unwinding with Koala for a few minutes. Or half an hour. Or hour. However it ends up any particular day. Today we played with trains. Unfortunately, Koala has a parent with a short attention span, which I suppose might be a genetic misfortune. So after the train was... Continue Reading →
I'm 7 months into this pregnancy, and I have to be honest - I haven't, and really can't, give it the same attention I gave the first. How can I? On top of all the other things that go on in daily life, I have a toddler at home. A toddler who is used to... Continue Reading →