April 10, 2018


If there is one word that describes the past year this is what comes up. Sure there has been Love, Happiness, Joy, Success, Pride, Frustration, and Pain.

But Overhwelm is the overwhelming emotion of the past 12 months. It has been there nagging at the foundati...

There is a “condition” I have been learning about through my experiences as an out-of-the-box thinker and doer as a parent, and as an innately avidly curious self-awareness junky.


I have seen this condition misdiagnosed or described as: laziness, depression, sadness, l...

Independence. In-dependence. The act of depending in one self. Relying on one’s self to navigate life.


This is a big word for people. For countries. For the world.


It is also a big part in development. Toddlers and teens are renowned for their extraordinary behavior du...

I’ve made some deep discoveries lately, and I am sharing here. Ramping it up. Getting real. Seems to be something I am called to do lately.


I was diagnosed with TMJ in my teens. For those who don’t know TMJ, it is a pain condition of the jaw involving tight jaw muscles...

Over the holiday week, I heard a great talk by our local Rav, who provided a further explanation as to why this time of year is so exciting for us women. He also, incredibly, touched upon and tied in so many different aspects that I have learned about this year - about...

April 27, 2016

We made it to Passover. Hopefully calmly and happily, if not a bit exhausted. :) Along with all the Passover cleaning I was doing the weeks leading up to Passover, I was doing some internal cleaning as well. Here is that story.


There are some profound lessons that I le...

April 17, 2016

Well, I am still going at a steady rate of balancing Me time and getting cleaning done in between. I am superbly proud of myself for keeping stress at bay, even with the talk of all to be done all around me. What about you? Are you managing to put in your down time? Ar...

April 10, 2016

OK, so here is my situation. Let’s get real, here. As the Calm Mommy I want to show you what my life is like right now.


My husband is away for the week for work. I am pregnant and big and limited in the amount of physical activity I can comfortably do in a day. I still...

Happiness is my theme this month, it seems, and spreading it is my goal.


Why am I so happy in Springtime?


We just celebrated the holiday of Purim last weekend. Purim is the holiday of happiness, so let’s look there at what happiness is.


Did you know Purim is the holies...

March 20, 2016

So, you’ve got this big list of things to do. And every day you have this list, and it seems to grow with yesterday’s leftovers.


So what’s the strategy to getting it all done without the stress that comes with long lists, lots of responsibility, and little time to rest...

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