Tag: reflection

Coping With My Last Baby Growing Up :: A Birthday Reflection

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I know it's now May, but lately, I've been reflecting on the month of March. March has always been a month that represents new beginnings...

Unexpected Forgiveness :: A Yom Kippur Reflection

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In the weeks leading up to Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement in the Jewish religion, we hear a LOT about asking forgiveness of...

How to Stay Grounded During Holiday Chaos {and Throughout the Year}

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What a magical time of year we are currently living (surviving?) through. Just kidding ... although it certainly feels like we are doing our...

Chanukah :: It’s More Than Eight Nights of Presents

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Growing up, my non-Jewish friends were fascinated with Chanukah because my parents gave me gifts for eight nights. Most agreed all those presents made up for...
I'm Not Sorry - A Yom Kippur Reflection - Columbia SC Moms Blog

I’m Not Sorry :: A Yom Kippur Reflection

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The days between Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the "Day of Atonement," are ten of the most important days in...

How Has Becoming a Mother Changed You?

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One of my fellow mamas who writes for the Fort Worth Moms Blog posed a question to my online moms group for one of...

Holidays with the Mother-In-Law :: Whose Traditions Win?

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Let me start by saying that I adore my mother-in-law. She is, after all, at least partially responsible for the existence of the greatest man...

A Look Back at 2014 :: Reflecting on Resolutions

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Can you believe it's 2015? I still feel like the impending Y2K disaster (that didn't happen) was just the other day! Yesterday you heard from...

Forgiveness and Friendship Through Motherhood :: A Yom Kippur Reflection

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In the days leading up to Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, I've been reflecting on teshuvah -- " 'returning' to the old" --...