Editor’s Note: Altcatholicah
is commited to interfaith dialogue and fostering fruitful conversation about faith and gender. Here, Melissa Langsam Braunstein describes her Jewish perspective on a universal challenge for new moms.
The Israelites spent 40 years wandering in circles in the Sinai. Strong youngsters walked ahead, while the elderly, infirm, children, and their parents followed. After this year’s Passover family road trip, winding through the wilds of New Jersey’s back roads, I understand why. Everything simply takes longer with children, including travel. (