Galit Breen

On any given day Galit can be found juggling three kids, one husband, one puggle, and her laptop.

Blog: www.theselittlewaves.com

Galit has had essays published in several anthologies, is the editor ofPens and Paint, a series anthology of children’s poetry and artwork, and co-directs Listen to Your Mother Twin Cities. Galit is a freelance writer for Soleil Moon Frye’s Moonfrye, SheKnows’sallParenting, Everyday Family, Mamalode Magazine, and The Huffington Post blog and may or may not work for dark chocolate.

So This Is Marriage: 11 Years, a Family, and Many Beer Mugs Later

“Could you?” He starts, handing me the ridiculously large Mason jar he keeps at his bedside, an ode and a tease to my latest kitchenware obsession. I reach for it with my right hand without looking up from my laptop. He fits it between my splayed fingers and I go fill it up. “Spoiled,” I say over my shoulder. “You know it,” he answers in the crinkly-eyed way that I love. ...more
AlisonSWLee  Thank you, sister! xomore

Forgiving Myself for How I Got Here

I will not claim or embrace this body. It is not the way that I want it to be. But it is time to forgive myself for how I got here. A round stomach that stretched with three babies from the inside out. Thick arms that surrounded those babies with all of the warmth and protection that I could physically muster. And then some. And full legs that swayed many-a-sleepless-night to soothe their sweet souls to sleep. These thoughts are fluid, easy to accept as the battle wounds of motherhood. ...more
Oh, a most excellent post! I came over to read a friend's post and saw the title of yours and am ...more

Israel and America: Caught Between Cultures

Hey Americayeet! For you. His offering, the dangerous oval in water color shades of reds and purples, fits perfectly between weathered fingers. Deftly, he slices the ends. Splits the skin and peels away the offending prickly layer. Inside the seedy fruit is soft, brilliant. As he places it in my hand, I feel the callouses on his. See the deep brown. Feel the warmth. For you, eh, because you are a sabra. ...more
Can't wait to share this with Tess our writer in Israel. Read her recent post about Jobs In ...more