10 reasons I love my daughter-in-law (on the occasion of her birthday)

In honor of our daughter-in-law, Rebekah's, birthday, a little list of some of my favorite things about her.  Happy Birthday, beautiful girl. We love you!

 I love every facet of her intelligence - academic, emotional, and relational.

I love every facet of her intelligence - academic, emotional, and relational.

 And, oh my gosh, she makes me laugh!

And, oh my gosh, she makes me laugh!

 I love her relationship with my daughters (her sisters-in-law). 

I love her relationship with my daughters (her sisters-in-law). 

 And all that she's taught us about the joy of Jewish feasting. 

And all that she's taught us about the joy of Jewish feasting. 

 She has truly become a daughter to us.

She has truly become a daughter to us.

 She loves Alex best of all.

She loves Alex best of all.

 I love that she's allowed us to drag her all over the country, meeting family and friends (and severe cold) hither and yon.

I love that she's allowed us to drag her all over the country, meeting family and friends (and severe cold) hither and yon.

 And that she's allowed us introduce her to our rich Christmas traditions.

And that she's allowed us introduce her to our rich Christmas traditions.

 I love that she made us HOMEMADE LATKES!

I love that she made us HOMEMADE LATKES!

 We are forever grateful to call Rebekah Diane Cummins Murphy our own.

We are forever grateful to call Rebekah Diane Cummins Murphy our own.