I'm a mom of three boys under 3 living in Raanana, Israel since May 2014. I was raised in Los Angeles and lived as an adult in New York most recently. I have left Wall Street to return to Israel and help my children adjust. I use writing as a therapeutic tool to alleviate anxiety.
My Israeli husband and I, along with our kids, made aliyah two months ago. Our new neighborhood, a sleepy suburb of Tel Aviv, has been disrupted several times a day by the sound of a long piercing…siren. Our 3-year-old twins, born and raised in New York, refer to the sirens as "a big fire truck," but this time was different. I was caught outside alone with the twins and our 6-month-old baby on our way to the playground after school. We had stopped to feed the baby and they sat next… >> Read More