An article describing the origins of the custom of lighting Shabbat candles and women's relationship to this mitzvah [more]
A Yiddish techineh (traditional woman's prayer), written in the 18th century, for candle lighting [more]
A variety of candle-lighting blessings, traditional and modern, for holidays [more]
The author suggests adding an unlit candle to the Shabbat candlelabrum each week until the baby is born.
A candle lighting blessing for use during a baby naming