Empowering Kids in the Kitchen
Spring Break means our daughters are fortunate to spend a lot of time with (both sets) the grandparents! It warms my heart to see the photos that my mom-in-law sent me of the girlies in the kitchen--the oldest (who has a love of desserts) making the family recipe of caramel, and the two youngest preparing a fruit salad for today's brunch. Not only do I love seeing them enjoy their time together, but I appreciate that our parents are empowering our daughters and giving them th
Be careful how you are talking to yourself...
I grew up in a family--both immediate and extended--made up of very humble people. Considering their history (WWII survivors from my dad's side, Ultra orthodox Jews and pre-Israel settlers and pioneers on my mom's side), it comes as no surprise that they worked very hard and did not take anything for granted. My maternal grandmother, a VERY wise woman, would always attribute any achievement or positive characteristics to external factors, never to her own competence. My mom a