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The Purpose of Hair Covering – To Cover The Hair, or To Be Aware?

The Purpose of Hair Covering – To Cover The Hair, or To Be Aware?

I had a moment today where I got all panicked that I had left the house without covering my hair. I was sitting in the library and all of a sudden had the need to…

From the Mailbag: Spousal Privacy

From the Mailbag: Spousal Privacy

I saw this question on ImaMother too. I find it interesting that the person posted there and emailed me too. Hmmm. Or maybe someone else emailed me the question for the mailbag? Who knows. Anyhow….

My Views on Gay Marriage – A Stream of Consciousness

My Views on Gay Marriage – A Stream of Consciousness

I was brought up that being heterosexual is the way to go, and one gets married before one has heterosexual sex with one’s spouse of the opposite sex. That’s it, that’s all. There was no…

Is There No Privacy Anymore?

Is There No Privacy Anymore?

I love my husband to distraction. I won’t pretend that we never fight or say things to each other in anger. We are a normal couple. However, you will never see me air our fights…

The Celebration of Menstruation??

The Celebration of Menstruation??

OK, so there was this post on Jewrotica (I read ‘em all) talking from a male perspective about how thrilled this guy is when his wife is menstruating, because it gives them pause to examine…

Turning 40

Turning 40

I am turning 40 according to the Gregorian calendar next weekend. Flowers, chocolate and jewellery are all appreciated . It’s always seemed like a watershed moment in my life – a definitive age at which…

Blogging About Sex

Striking title, eh? I thought it would get your attention. I am friendly with many bloggers from all walks of life, who blog about everything under the sun, and then some! One married mom (and…

Had to Post This

Was at the store with Lenny (16.5) – he saw this sign and quipped “and this is why there is a shidduch crisis!”

Unwritten Husband Rules

One unwritten husband rule in this house, one that I did not agree to, is: Thou shalt answer thine wife’s question with a question of thine own. From this we extrapolate: husband is not sure…

How do you explain PMS?

I got an email last night from a kallah (bride) who is planning her wedding. When you are dating and even engaged you can hide certain parts of your mood swings (if you have them)…

Accountability

One of the up-sides of being a single mom was the lack of having to account to anyone for anything. Well, yes, I do have kids, but they were not going to criticize how I…

The Art of Beginning Again – Spiritual Waters

The mikvah is a necessary part of a religious married woman’s life. I must admit to loving the whole idea of ritual purification, of being spiritually cleansed so that I can “be” with my spouse…