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Summertime challenges with hair covering

Tweet I’ve been covering my hair for almost 6 years.  Truth be told, it was a bit of a struggle getting started since my husband wasn’t really on board with the whole concept of covering hair after marriage. So, I … Continue reading

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The One that Broke My Heart

Tweet They say you never really forget your first love. I don’t think it’s the love part you don’t really forget, I think it’s the heartbreak that you remember. That pain never really fully goes away, and it sometimes resurfaces … Continue reading

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My Michlalah Reunion

Tweet 18 years ago, I was a seminary student at Michlalah’s Machal program for overseas students. 18. Years. Ago. That year was, as with many seminary and yeshiva students, an absolutely pivotal year for me. It was my first time … Continue reading

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Why I don’t just want to Google it

Tweet What happened to asking other people for their advice or opinions? When have we become a “just Google it” culture? And, for that matter, why has that happened? It drives me insane when I ask a question online, usually … Continue reading

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Marketers Have It In for Moms

Tweet Sometimes I think that marketers have it in for Moms. I came to this conclusion this morning, as I was opening up a new box of Pampers diapers, only to discover a sample ‘gift” of the Gilette Venus Embrace … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: American Diabetes Month

Tweet Carolyn at FullonFit blog approach me to write a guest post this November, in honor of American Diabetes Month. It’s a topic that’s so important, especially with the rise in obesity amongst children in the United States. I’m so … Continue reading

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When the Sirens Wail

Tweet I’ve been having a difficult time formulating into words how the past couple of days have been for us, as a family. Truth be told, I didn’t really think the blogosphere needed to hear our rendition of what happened … Continue reading

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Why Life Is Like High School

Tweet Do you remember when you came home from high school, upset and crying because someone was really mean to you? Like the girl whose locker was underneath yours and she went nuts because your tehina accidentally spilled all over … Continue reading

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Your Kids Are What You’ve Eaten?

Tweet This is a follow up blog post to the one I wrote for The Times of Israel about Israeli’s lax attitude towards food allergies. I recommend you click on the link and read that post first, since it will … Continue reading

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My history with Kiehl’s

Tweet When it comes to building a brand, the most important element in any brand’s success, is loyalty.  Every brand wants to know that people buy their products, recommend their products, and pledge to be product devotees for as long … Continue reading

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