Last Sunday, I learned a very important lesson while attending an event with my 4-year-old daughter, Adi.
At the event there were many engaging activities for children, including a pet farm,…bouncing houses, a mini carousel, and face-painting. Adi lit up when she saw all her options and was especially eager to get a unicorn painted on her face. My focus, like many parents there I'm sure, was simply to let my child have fun with her friends, mingle with the other parents there, and enjoy… >> Read More
Getting to and from the airport is sometimes a challenge when we visit my in-laws in Maryland; we are six people and they don't have a minivan. In an effort to make things easier on my in-laws, we've…been flying in and out of the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in DC when visiting them, since there is a metro right at the airport, instead of flying into the Baltimore Washington International Airport. So that's what we did last Friday when we landed in D.C. Sure, it wasn't a breeze taking the metro… >> Read More
“How are you and the kids doing?” my husband Uri asked me on our phone conversation three days ago.
He’s been abroad at a learning program in Israel and I’ve been home with the kids now for…five days with three more days to go. “I’m really exhausted and feel pretty irritable and snappy at the kids,” I proceeded to share with him. “I guess I’m overwhelmed and haven’t had any patience for whining, crying, or sibling rivalry." “I’m sorry,” my husband said empathically; I knew after this exchange that he was… >> Read More