the American oxymoron “happy memorial day”..

I caught myself the other day at work being like every other ignorant American and wished my client a "happy" memorial day..i retracted my statement immediately with a look of apology thinking what an oxymoron that is and how truly insensitive it is to our people and country, as if we have been brainwashed to make it about … Continue reading the American oxymoron “happy memorial day”..

mother of a soldier..

    There are times when we are invited by our children to be apart of their success and share in their beaming moments of absolute pride..it is in those moments of invitation that we are able see their hard work pay off and witness first hand the bliss of a job most well done … Continue reading mother of a soldier..

an open letter to my birthday girl entering her twenties today..oye

it was 20 years ago today I became a title member of the mother club, your mother in particular..a job I took by choice because it looked cool that I had no pre requirements for or had any experience in..in fact, this job took me without any prior knowledge leaving me to be solely responsible for you in a most uneducated … Continue reading an open letter to my birthday girl entering her twenties today..oye

the last time i got to hug my daughter shezaf

I've realized there are going to be some hard days with being a mom to a child abroad..you just want an opportunity to hug them and hold them in your arms, sometimes just because and other times because there is nothing like that of being their beloved mother..the last time I got to hug my daughter Shezaf was back in December when we … Continue reading the last time i got to hug my daughter shezaf

IDF Mommie

Posted on March 10, 2016 by magicalmaven Standard im not your typical army parent, for my daughter Shezaf isn’t in America serving this country, yet chose to serve her country of origin, the place of her birth, Israel..Although she has spent her entire life here in Michigan from the cradle age of 7 months, it was … Continue reading IDF Mommie