Posts Tagged "boys"

Are little girls so obvious?

I took my sons for an interview at the local yeshiva. During the summertime it is being used for a girls’ day camp. While we were waiting out in the hallway, two little girls were…

Target Practice

One of my tweeps in Israel was complaining this morning about her little boys. She in fact was bemoaning the necessity of sharing a bathroom with them and craving a bathroom of her own. Some…

Bracing for the Bris

I received an email from a reader asking me my advice. She is currently towards the end of her pregnancy with a baby boy, and is preparing herself for his bris (circumcision). Seeing as she…

Boys Boys Boys

Why do they not notice when they smell? Seriously! My boys all shower every morning. It wakes them up and they are fresh smelling and clean for school. One of the older ones came home…

A mommy of boys rant

We live in Montreal. It gets really cold here outside. Inside our buildings there is tremendous dry heat. Even with a job-lot of moisturizer and Blistex my skin gets dry and my lips get chapped….

We don’t care about stuff like that

Is this a kid thing, a male thing, or just other people? My son called me yesterday from school while I was out running errands. He had wanted to bring a friend home in his…

Shalom Zachor

This past Friday night I attended my first Shalom Zachor. This is a traditional Friday night gathering to celebrate the birth of a baby boy. I hear what you are thinking. I gave birth to…

Open letter to my sons

I love you, you know that. I also happen to know even if sometimes you dislike each other, you love your brothers very much. So please explain to me, dear hearts, why it is that…

Is that what marijuana smells like, Ma?

We ate dinner, me and my 5 sons (yes tonight, I have an extra son, “Blessing” is over) and decided that after cleaning up we would go to the park. But then the oldest 3…

Boys will be boys!

  I am quadruply blessed with sons. I am wondering if it is just my children or other male children (perhaps female children too?) that have a total inability to notice mess.   Case in…

Table Talk

Oy such nachas I am shepping….I think….nope, not yet. Sitting at supper tonight the kids were talking about their day etc, and they got into a very deep discussion about what hurts more – having…