As your family’s simcha nears, friends may ask how planning is going and whether you need any help. Get ready to say a word we don’t often say when offered assistance: Yes. Yes! YES!
Parents often decline help because they don’t want to impose on their guests or they’re not sure how a friend or relative can share the load. If you’re not using a caterer for your oneg Shabbat, you may be having friends bake, but there are plenty of other ways to plug in your pals. Friends can:
And don’t forget, if friends didn’t want to help, they wouldn’t offer! Just say YES!
Your relatives are coming! Receive them with a healthy helping of Southern charm.
Planning your family’s Mitzvah celebration is exciting! But it also can be stressful to worry about many “unknowns.” I’ve found that many parents have the same concerns. Here are the most asked questions I hear, along with my answers. Let’s get this planning started!!