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Summertime Slow-Down

Remember childhood, when summer months stretched out before you for what seemed like 100 years? Fast forward to today, and my 8-year-old self would not even recognize my hurried pace and anxious eye on the clock as hours, days, and even years speed by. I long for summer to live up to its reputation as [...]
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Podcasts for #momlife

Many years now I have been a heavy consumer of podcasts. They are a great way to make the most of a commute, make waiting rooms more tolerable or drown out your cube mate eating chips. My usual fare consists of a (un?)healthy variety of true crime, cold cases, and serial killers, but when I […]

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Be Our Guest

I was in the midst of a messy divorce with 16 year old autistic daughter and an 8 year old. Passover, one of the biggest holidays on the Jewish calendar, was fast approaching. I was so overwhelmed, nervous and probably more than a little depressed. No matter how you look at it, Passover is expensive […]

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Managing a Chronic Illness: What It Feels Like Parenting With Limits

I had a healthy pregnancy and recovery. But something happened when my daughter turned two and weaned. My body began to rebel and malfunction. Before I realized what was happening, Crohn’s disease remission as they call it, was over. It was a good run though – nine years of health, no medications and no medical […]

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