Pride and self-congratulation before the Idiot Tax (we’ll laugh about this later)

Last week, while my family was in Eilat for a long weekend vacation, I made my way to a shopping complex just outside my city. I was there to do some research for our daughter's birthday party (check!), look for running shoes (nope!), and one or two other errands. While I was there, I thought…

When kids start treating the staff poorly

Reconcilable Differences #66, titled "Inherent Injustice", is both hilarious and cringeworthy for parents. The hosts, Merlin Mann and John Siracusa, were talking about raising young kids, setting examples for them, and issuing parental edicts.

Reminiscing on our 10th wedding anniversary

Today is a milestone for me and my wife. 10 years of marriage and I thought I'd look back at some of the highlights and lessons of the last decade of marriage to my beautiful wife and best friend.

Tips for new Olim moving to Israel

Our friends have been asking us about our move to Israel late last year so I started preparing a list of tips that have helped us and thought I'd share them. First, a little disclaimer: These tips don't replace advice you get from the various agencies and Israeli Ministries that have published terrific guides and…

Being a dad, learning and teaching

I just read another great post about lessons learned from a dad. Kate Hudson's post "Things I learned from my dad, in chronological order" is one of those posts I love reading as a father. Things I learned from my dad, in chronological order These sorts of posts help me understand the lessons I am…
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