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Changing How We Think of Success

By now, we’ve all heard about the big college application fraud scandal and read plenty of commentary on it. I can’t get it out of my head. Here’s the thing – I cannot wrap my head around how any parent could waste that much energy caring which school their children go to. And yes, these […]

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Extracurricular Nonsense | What Do Your Kids Really Need After School?
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Extracurricular Nonsense

Most of us moms are waiting until the day someone finds us out and hands out the Worst Mom of the Year certificate. We’re each holding onto a different issue filled with guilt. There seem to be all these societal “rules” to follow that none of us can keep up with. And here’s my secret […]

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What Would I Say To My Daughter? | Get Unstuck and Make a Decision
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What Would I Say to My Daughter?

In the fight or flight moments of life, my natural response is almost always flight. Well, not so much flight as crawl into bed and turn on Netflix. At times, when dilemmas in my life invoke fear, I have felt completely paralyzed. Flight. The paralysis encroached about a year ago when I was considering calling […]

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Let the Children Thrive | Focus on Resilience Instead of Success
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Let the Children Thrive

What does it mean to thrive? To flourish? These terms have picked up popularity in the last decade or so. With websites, books, psychological terms and more all embracing and using these terms, it seems to me that the popularity must be in direct correlation with the rising feelings of apathy, fear, and loneliness in […]

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Walking Through a Broken World | A Personal Mission for Parenting
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Walking Through a Broken World

To my sweet children, I brought you into this world with love and courage. The truth is, the world is such a terrible place, full of violence and disaster. The truth also is, the world is such a beautiful place, full of heroes and miracles. There is a Jewish teaching that conception happens in the union […]

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