ADVERTISEMENT

Jewish Wisdom from Real Housewives of NYC


Better late than never. Although, never late is better. If you have fallen subject to this cliché, then let us help to make that post Father’s Day gift a little less late. Stay connected to your dad, or simply let your kids stay connected to theirs with the Powerstick™. The Powerstick™ will allow the men in your life (we suggest you borrow it or buy yourselves an early Mother’s Day gift) to charge any of their mobile devices on-the-go. The words “my battery died” will be eradicated from your lives. Now that’s a Father’s Day gift worth waiting for! We’ve arranged a 15% discount with the use of Butterfly code especially for you!


Just before Father’s Day, Terry and I had the pleasure of moderating Secrets Revealed with “Real Housewife” breakout star of Bravo TV’s “Real Housewives of NYC”, Jill Zarin, along with her sister, Lisa Wexler, a radio personality in Fairfield County, CT and host, "The Lisa Wexler Show," to benefit Go Red for Women: American Heart Association.


Jill was as unpredictable and commanding as she is on the tube and Lisa was equally as savvy and quick-witted as her radio audience might expect. The banter between the two was nothing short of brilliant, not to mention hysterical as Lisa tried to reel Jill in from going off on a tangent (or two). In the end, we learned a lot from these co-authors of Secrets of a Jewish Mother, and feel compelled to share their secret golden nuggets (passed down from generation to generation) with you:


Parenting. “Sit on the bed”- plant yourself on your child’s bed when they are in the room. Eventually, they will communicate even if it’s by saying, “get out of my room.” Do not succumb. We know who pays the rent. Let your child start the conversation. As the book reveals, “this is not your time to lecture; this is your time to listen.”


Friendship. “Be there. Apologize when wrong. Forgive. Let it go.” (We’re sure Jill re-reads this chapter often as she rebuilds her relationship with Bethenny.) Congratulate and commiserate and always call. Email only goes so far.


Career. “Where you realize your potential and fulfill your dreams.” Start your own business. Go back to school and know that it’s never too late (Gloria did it!). Find a mentor. Speak to a career counselor.


The evening was inspiring, fun and void of any Jill Zarin trash talk. Can you imagine how civilized a group of one-hundred women can actually be? Read the book. Trust us, you DO NOT have to be a Jewish mother to embrace the wisdom put forth.


“Sometimes it doesn’t seem like you are getting anywhere until you look back at where you’ve started. Remember to enjoy making your dream come true.” Working mothers Gloria Kamen, and daughters, Jill Zarin and Lisa Wexler, could not have said it more eloquently!


Best,

Bradi and Terry

Co-Founders, Mothers, Wives and Workers

MyWorkButterfly.com

Follow us on twitter @Butterflymoms

Fan us on Facebook (Nicole Richie is a Fan!)


Views: 3

Comment

You need to be a member of Mom Bloggers Club to add comments!

Join Mom Bloggers Club

FOLLOW US

OUR BLOG

Cultural cities in the US to visit with kids

Family breaks are a great way to have fun together and make some memories that will last a lifetime, but choosing a city break in the US can also help your family to learn and grow together. With a large selection of cultural destinations on offer across the country, parents are spoiled for choice when it…

OUR DAILY PINS

Latest Activity

Antara Kothari Pandit posted a status
1 hour ago
Antara Kothari Pandit posted a status
"Hey guys! I hope you all enjoy reading my blog The Bubbly Blogcast, targeted towards all those who are trying to juggle babies and life!"
1 hour ago
Profile IconAntara Kothari Pandit, Charlie Jones, Cheryl and 1 more joined Mom Bloggers Club
2 hours ago
Kristen Luciani posted a blog post
4 hours ago
Kendra Caudill commented on Mom Bloggers Club's group 'Newbie Bloggers'
5 hours ago
Cara Rich posted a blog post
5 hours ago
Kendra Caudill joined Mom Bloggers Club's group
5 hours ago
Wanda Jefferson posted videos
6 hours ago

Advertisement

© 2017   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service