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Mishegas of Motherhood

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Published October 1st 2011 by Bluebird Publishing (first published January 1st 2011)
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Nov 09, 2011 Linda rated it really liked it
Shelves: american, memoir
"Jewish mothers have it hardest." Ellie Grossman tries to control her instincts to overprotect and be overinvolved, knowing that "teaching children to swim gives them wings to fly." This is a series of humorous columns on Jewish parenting that includes Jewish culture, tradition and recipes that would be of interest to anyone. Grossman finds basic life wisdom in the Torah and Talmud that translate well to other religions, some even an atheist could't argue with. A fun read that "will get you out ...more
Mishegas of Motherhood was one of those books I needed when my children were still living at home. Reading Ellie's adventures in motherhood had me nodding sagely throughout. As mothers, we must do so much--teaching our children everything from chores to responsibility, to community care and service, to faith and religion has us sometimes pulling our hair out! Like Ellie, I found solace in chocolate and the Food Network!
Dec 12, 2011 Michelle rated it it was amazing
I read "jewish" books all the time but this was humorous and educational at the same time!
I met the author and she was a jem!
I can't wait to read another from her!
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