Posts Tagged "kids"

WWYD – Minyan

It’s summer time and the living is easy. Well, easier than getting the kids up and off to school every day. The pace is more relaxed – life is less stressful. That being said, we…

A little funny

While eating his salmon tonight, Prince Chatterbox came upon a bone. He told his Abba – “there’s plastic in my fish!!”

Am I the only one?

Last night the phone rang at 10.30 for one of my children. Most people, and most of my kids’ friends, know that they are not to call after 10 pm. I like my kids to…

Friday Night Mikvah

I think going to mikvah on a Friday night (or a Yom Tov night) has to be the most difficult night to go. Especially if you have young children. Especially if you have older children….

Garbage Fail

I tested the boys this morning. Before they got up I cleaned up the kitchen and emptied the garbage. I put the full garbage bag in front of the front door, so that when anyone…

He’s so special – different kid!

My sixth grader’s class is partaking in a program run by the Chofetz Chaim Foundation. I haven’t seen any literature for it, but my son explained it to me. By behaving nicely, and not talking…

He’s so special!

My 14 year old son, that is. I love all my kids equally. They are ALL my favourite. But today I need to boast about my eldest. He comes home daily for lunch from yeshiva…

“You are such a guy!!”

A new series. I say this so often to the KoD. He drives me crazy sometimes with his pragmatic look at the world. He is Mr Logic and I am Ms Emotion. It makes for…

Dearest Child

I love that you constantly think of ways to challenge me. It keeps me on my toes. I really do appreciate it. I sent you to your room to clean up the pile of clothes…

Nothing wrong in it

I call my kids many names, most of them some form of sweetie, darling etc. I can never remember their names at a time that I need to. I have been heard calling them something…

WWYD – schoolboys

My son’s class is allowed to order pizza from the local kosher pizza place on Rosh Chodesh. This is not something that the school arranges, but something that they have to organize on their own….

One on One Time

With long days at school, four kids and one of me there is not much opportunity for each child to get alone time with me. The youngest gets the most, as he has the least…