“Mom, I need a day off.” – Learning How to Show Support to Our Son

Last week, early in the morning, we were helping our children get ready for school.   My son (the first grader) was having a difficult time waking up, getting himself out of bed, getting dressed and brushing his teeth.  He … Continued

Getting REAL in Israel – Our Son Enters Kita Aleph (First Grade)

It has been an intense beginning to this new second year.   My son started first grade a few weeks ago and I have to admit – I was probably more nervous than he was.  We made aliya last year – … Continued

“Turn Baby Turn” – Lessons Learned from Being Supported in a REAL Way

My youngest daughter rolled over for the first time when she was 3 1/2 months old.  Her two older siblings were very excited about their baby sister’s new accomplishment and cheered her on at each turn.  As most babies, however, … Continued