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May 18, 2016, 4:33 PM
It’s hot in here
The heatwave finally broke. Every time my car read over 100 degrees F I wanted to sigh, but it was just too hot. It feels like a metaphor for the entire year. Every time I thought it could not...
Dec 7, 2015, 1:28 PM
The formula for a miraculous family Chanukah
Chanukah here in Israel can be a wonderful chance to spend time with our families or it can feel like a daily frustration that we don't have vacation while our children do. The key to keeping that healthy balance...
Oct 19, 2015, 12:06 PM
Walking Away the Stress
In the last few weeks since the firestorm of attacks began here in Israel, I have felt a bit under siege. I need to cope, to work, to take care of my family and household chores, but there is a...
Aug 3, 2015, 10:33 PM
Do School Books Equal the end of the Summer?
Every year I remind myself that the 1,000 NIS I spend on school books here in Israel is nothing compared to the tuition payments I would be making for my kids, had we remained in the United Sates. It...
Jul 28, 2015, 2:42 PM
Can doing less for your kids this summer actually be doing more?
It is summer vacation and I believe recipes for home cooking are best when kept simple and quick. A happy vacation is similarly about keeping expectations reasonable and giving with a full heart. Are you spending too much time...
Jul 20, 2015, 2:44 PM
How to beat the heat, when you can’t go to the pool
Have you ever noticed how the nine days equal an increase in television watching and computer time? With the pool closed off for fun and entertainment, and the block on most public forms of enjoyment including the standard summer...
Jul 13, 2015, 12:37 PM
First Time Campers in Israel: Thank G-d for Facebook
I am so excited to be taking my husband camping for the very first time in his life, and thank you Zionism for convincing him that camping really is the best way to get in touch with your environment....
Jun 24, 2015, 1:34 PM
Healthy Summer Eating in Israel
I am so excited for this summer. As school let's out this week, I know that my kids are excited as well. The key to emphasizing the fun and ease we want to feel during summer vacation within maintaining...
Jul 17, 2014, 7:38 PM
Best New Healthy products in Israel: The New Quinoa
I spend a lot of time in the grocery store. It's true. I dislike shopping online, I have a family of six and I live in Israel where there is a culture of fresh food and home cooking. I...
Jul 11, 2014, 11:22 AM
Best New Healthy Products in Israel: Salty Snacks
Rockets are flying and we duck for cover while heading to the pool, camp, work and normal summer outings. No matter what situation we face here in Israel, we keep enjoying life and moving forward. Here is a great new...
Lily Aronin is a Health Coach. She works with women of all ages who want to live at their ideal weight through self-love and body harmony. She specializes in re-framing goals so that they are achievable, sustainable and fun.