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Snow Day Dreaming
Mom with a View

Snow Day Dreaming

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Oh how I wished I was living in New York! Yes it’s pathetic.

Deflated Footballs
Mom with a View

Deflated Footballs

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Why doesn’t everyone come right out and say they cheated?

My Delayed Flight Nightmare
Mom with a View

My Delayed Flight Nightmare

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Three lessons that apply to everyone.

Caffé Sospeso
Mom with a View

Caffé Sospeso

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This is a unique cup of coffee everyone should be having.

Concentrate On the Driving
Mom with a View

Concentrate On the Driving

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Billboards? What billboards?

Please R.S.V.P.
Mom with a View

Please R.S.V.P.

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The plague of not responding to invitations. It’s more serious than you think.

Hanukkah and Hope
Mom with a View

Hanukkah and Hope

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Yes, the world is dark but we have the power to light it up.

A Gift Gone Wrong
Mom with a View

A Gift Gone Wrong

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How do you explain this disturbing lack of gratitude?

Foodie
Mom with a View

Foodie

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When you are living to eat.

Kalman Levine: In Memoriam
Mom with a View

Kalman Levine: In Memoriam

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Making the pain personal.

Groggy Morning Emails
Mom with a View

Groggy Morning Emails

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How my day got ruined by one annoying message.

Celebrating Birthdays
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Celebrating Birthdays

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They are a powerful time for reflection.

In the Moment
Mom with a View

In the Moment

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We are too busy posing and snapping to just savor today.

Insidious Ads
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Insidious Ads

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This ad hurts us more than we think.

Parenting’s Dirty Secret
Mom with a View

Parenting’s Dirty Secret

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How to go from hyper-parenting to calm-parenting.

Derek Jeter is a Mensch
Mom with a View

Derek Jeter is a Mensch

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And why that is big news.

Glory Days
Mom with a View

Glory Days

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Don’t live in the past. The best is yet to come!

Sticking to Your Resolution
Mom with a View

Sticking to Your Resolution

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Just because I did it imperfectly today is not a reason to give up the fight.

Don’t Dread Rosh Hashanah
Mom with a View

Don’t Dread Rosh Hashanah

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Unencumbered by past mistakes, now is the time to start anew.

Am I a Grinch?
Mom with a View

Am I a Grinch?

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I don’t want to strike up personal conversation with the salesperson.

Courtesy No Extra Cost
Mom with a View

Courtesy No Extra Cost

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My negative encounter with an airline agent.

Marriage & Mystery
Mom with a View

Marriage & Mystery

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Maintaining a sense of mystery in today’s oversharing world.

The Art of Saying Thank You
Mom with a View

The Art of Saying Thank You

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How to show appreciation.

Opposites Attract
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Opposites Attract

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This couple has nothing common. What is the secret to their happy marriage?

Why You Have What I Want
Mom with a View

Why You Have What I Want

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This is the surefire path to misery.

The 9th of Av in Rome
Mom with a View

The 9th of Av in Rome

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The most powerful Tisha B’Av I have ever experienced.

It’s Not Business as Usual
Mom with a View

It’s Not Business as Usual

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Do something daily to identify with the pain Israelis are going through.

Are We Desensitized to Joy?
Mom with a View

Are We Desensitized to Joy?

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Have you ever complained about receiving too many wedding and bar mitzvah invitations?

Road Rage
Mom with a View

Road Rage

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What did I do to merit such hostility?

An Extraordinary Wedding
Mom with a View

An Extraordinary Wedding

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Two young adults with Down syndrome got married and we witnessed a miracle.

My One Hour Mini-Vacation
Mom with a View

My One Hour Mini-Vacation

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All it took was a change in perspective.

Dress Code
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Dress Code

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Being seen as people, not objects.

Kids & Priorities
Mom with a View

Kids & Priorities

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How important is that internship in Kenya?

Make Your Bed
Mom with a View

Make Your Bed

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There’s a good reason the army cares about those hospital corners. Judaism does too.

Helpmate
Mom with a View

Helpmate

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The story of Ruth is inspirational. The story of Naomi could have been also.

Falling Out of Love
Mom with a View

Falling Out of Love

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We are not passive victims to life’s circumstances.

You’re Grounded
Mom with a View

You’re Grounded

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This wasn’t one of our best parenting moments.

Selling Ritalin
Mom with a View

Selling Ritalin

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Kids are selling their Ritalin to classmates who crave the extra focus to do better on their exams.

Caring about Wrinkles
Mom with a View

Caring about Wrinkles

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Comparing myself to those who are taller, richer, healthier and who have smoother skin.

Dogs over Motherhood
Mom with a View

Dogs over Motherhood

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Puppies are a lot easier.

Grocery Shopping as Contact Sport
Mom with a View

Grocery Shopping as Contact Sport

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Where human behavior is on display – at its best and, more frequently, at its worst.

6 Educational Principles from the Passover Seder
Mom with a View

6 Educational Principles from the Passover Seder

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Ask questions, tell stories and make learning fun.

Passover’s Freedom
Mom with a View

Passover’s Freedom

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Getting rid of the leaven inside our hearts.

Dealing with Telemarketers
Mom with a View

Dealing with Telemarketers

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Take a deep breath….

Israeli Courage
Mom with a View

Israeli Courage

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An encounter with Jews who put their lives on the line for the Jewish people.

Suckered by Sales
Mom with a View

Suckered by Sales

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Those ads know exactly how to get me.

Is AIPAC’s Influence in Decline?
Mom with a View

Is AIPAC’s Influence in Decline?

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If it is, here’s an important Purim silver lining.

Malala and Queen Esther
Mom with a View

Malala and Queen Esther

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It took a young girl from Pakistan to help me identify the incredible courage women possess today.

Cheating to Win
Mom with a View

Cheating to Win

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Do our kids realize that losing is not the worst thing to happen? Do we?

Looking Good for Your Husband
Mom with a View

Looking Good for Your Husband

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It tells him: you’re the most important person in the world to me.