Maximize Elul in 1 Minute a Day (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Maximize Elul in 1 Minute a Day (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Rosh Hashana is just one month away! Here’s a simple yet powerful tool to get the most out of Elul and prepare for Rosh Hashana and this coming year in just 1 minute a day.

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Guess What Danish Kids Ask Their Moms For at the Supermarket Checkout…

Guess What Danish Kids Ask Their Moms For at the Supermarket Checkout…

Here’s some cool things I’ve seen for the first time in my life this week during our family trip to Copenhagen… Instead of the candy and chocolate bars by the supermarket checkout that make your children beg “Eema, pleeeaase can I have some M&M’s??” Danish children get FREE FRUIT! 50% of Copenhagen’s residents commute by […]

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What Gift Should I Buy for That Family?

What Gift Should I Buy for That Family?

This summer, instead of visiting my parents in Baltimore as I usually do, we decided to meet up with them with two kids for a week of sightseeing in a European city* starting this Friday. My to-do list to prepare for this trip is absolutely epic, filling me with that treading-in-quicksand, 2 days before Pesach […]

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The Kid Paradox

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The 1 Day I Didn’t Cover My Hair

The 1 Day I Didn’t Cover My Hair

Before I got married 22 years ago ago, I didn’t know if I would cover my hair after the wedding or not. On the one hand, my husband-to-be and I had been religious about 3 years already. But was I actually cover-my-hair religious? Hmmm, I wasn’t sure about that. So I bought 3 hats, just […]

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The Sad Tale of a Shabbat Shirt on a Looong Summer Friday

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