Suit Yourself

Why are boys so difficult to shop for / with? We went today to get suits for the upcoming barmy. The barmitzvah boy is still growing so I am waiting till the last possible minute…

a binding mitzvah – a mother’s view

“And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your might. Take to heart these instructions with which I charge you this day. Impress them…

Shabbat Shalom

High on Torah

Inspired by treppenwitz.   At the elementary school graduation last year, the rebbe got up to speak. He complimented the children on a successful year, and went on a tirade about how children waste time…

Spa Spa Glorious Spa

Oh My Goodness! Yesterday was just a phenomenal experience spa-wise, one that I wouldn’t mind repeating at some point in the not too distant future. I was pampered from head to toe and I loved…

Broken Dreams

Shattered illusions Litter the floor Broken dreams Surround the emptiness What was once believed To be true and good Is nothing but a thought Wishful in the extreme Lives lay wasted In the battleground Called…

Spa Day Spa Day

I am being treated to a day at the spa, and i am told that i must rest, relax and rejuvenate, and allow myself to be pampered, allow others to do things for me. (why…

Can’t touch this

  Do you care what sex your doctor is? Or does it depend on the specialty? Personally, I refuse to see a male gynecologist. There is a part of me that feels that male gynos…

Choosing to be a single mom in the religious world

Over Shavuot we had an interesting discussion around the table at a friend’s house.  I have heard of some single women in large religious communities who are still unmarried in their mid to late thirties…

Things that make you go “Oy”

Not quite sure what to make of this but someone accessed my blog through googling “Sheitel Hooker”

Bust the Buckle

They are apparently totally unznius. Women are not to be allowed to wear a seatbelt in a vehicle. Why? Well it bisects her chest area, it delineates her bosoms, outlines her breasts. A passing motorist…

Blogger Carnival

go here for Haveil Havalim #169 part one and here for part two