Rebecca Klempner is a wife, mother, and freelance writer living in Los Angeles. Her picture book, A Dozen Daisies for Raizy (Hachai), came out in 2008. Since then, her work has appeared in many publications, including Hamodia, Binah, and online in Tablet Magazine.
This Monday, for the first time, my eldest son and I saw eye to eye.
I do not mean in the metaphorical sense.
After I'd driven the other children to camp, Aryeh joined me on the sidewalk outside…our apartment building so we could take our morning walk. Glancing over my left shoulder to ask him which direction we should walk in, I discovered that I no longer had to look down to catch his eye. Our gazes were exactly level. My son--my baby!--was now as tall as me. Of course, I had… >> Read More