I have been a Chicago Cubs fan for as long as I can remember. Before I even knew the difference between a ball and a strike, I proudly wore Cubby Blue. I’m not a Cubs fan because I’m a North Sider and I’m certainly not a fan because of their track record. No, I am a fan because the Cubs were my grandpa’s team, so they are my team.
“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” I love this quote! But sometimes we have to ask ourselves … now what? How are we supposed to deal with the natural anxieties of life? I think we can begin to answer that question by understanding the mechanisms of anxiety.
Well hello there! Welcome to my Oy! post, “Loving the Little Things,” a post that could have also been titled, “Enjoying the Small Stuff” or “Appreciating the Wee Wonders” or “Insert Synonym-Filled Title Here.”
Every now and then, I think about a little girl I was lucky enough to meet when I first started working at JUF News.
I’ll always remember the day I told my parents about my decision to become more observant. I was in Israel with knots in my stomach, unsure of how they’d respond to my decision.
I’m four years into this whole parenting thing. It’s amazing you spend years learning how to do math, science, the arts, but nothing to prepare you with teething, potty training, or whining. It’s easier to get a baby than your driver’s license. I’m not downplaying the importance of driver’s ed, but we need some parent education.