Author Archive | Shifra Glassman

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Fostering the Love

We are created in different hues, the beauty of which often goes unseen. For foster families, fostering love, and not hate, magnifies the richness of the blessing.         They placed the baby in my arms and told me I should pray He was weak, and he was small, it could go either […]

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Do you believe in miracles?

If you happen to be walking around my neighborhood on any of the nights of Chanukah, you will see house after house with the blinds pulled open and menorahs shining bright, one for each member of the household. There is a reason for this. We are taught that when one experiences a miracle, we have […]

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Daddy’s Girl

November is National Grieving Children’s Month. I have watched my daughter grieve for years. She hides it well. She pretends she doesn’t care, that it is not important to her. But, I am her mother, I see what she works to conceal. I am the one to who is there on those rare times when […]

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A Whole New World

[easy-image-collage id=7210]     I have a teenager. That should not come as a huge surprise, my daughter is fourteen, technically she has been a teenager for a year and a half, logically I know that. It just never computed. When I look at her, all I see is my little girl. The one who needs […]

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