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Babies aren’t born with parenting guides, and real parenting lessons can happen at any time, even when we least expect it. Sometimes these lessons seep in without our even being aware of them, only to realize their impact years later. I am delighted to be sharing my story on Kveller today, about the advice a […]

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I was in a long line at Starbucks this morning, happily waiting to feed my coffee addiction, when I noticed almost everyone looking down at their smart phones. This reminded me of a conversation I had at dinner the other night with friends, about how hard it seems for many young singles to meet “someone.” […]

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Post-Thanksgiving Poem The turkey was juicy the wine did flow. How I’ll burn off all these calories, I’ll never know. The cranberry sauce, always my fave. But it’s the pumpkin pie, that I always crave. The stuffing looked weird, I’ve never touched the stuff. The pecan pie a la mode was out of this world, […]

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Following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, is one of the most important days kicking off the holiday season: Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 is Giving Tuesday, celebrating generosity and giving back in any way that you can. This video provides countless fabulous ideas for giving back: I am so inspired by all the wonderful, moving […]

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Okay, is it wrong to say this viral break-up text made my day? My sense of humor might be a little warped, but this speaks to me. At first I thought it was funny, but, then I realized I’m pretty sure I dated a guy like this once or twice. Call me old fashioned… but […]

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When burying the hatchet over old wounds, when the opportunity arises to make amends, do we kiss and make up agreeing to disagree? Or rehash all the icky, painful, uncomfortable stuff, leaving the possibility for more damage once the proverbial pot is stirred. If we don’t talk about it, is it ever really resolved? Do […]

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Once again it’s that special time of year when we celebrate the moms in our lives – Mother’s Day. Whether you’re the lucky recipient of breakfast in bed (and the unlucky recipient of the messy kitchen that helped create it) or going out and braving the crowds for a delicious, expensive brunch of a place […]

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Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan, Daniel Craig. I’ve been besotted by them ever since I heard them purr, “Bond. James Bond.” I’m a sucker for men with British accents. And men who look good in tuxedos. What’s not to like? Bonds are like wild, exotic animals. Elusive, dangerous, powerful, elegant…sexy. One kiss from them […]

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When my kids were little, they used to love hearing the story of how my husband and I met. I told them we were in kindergarten and we were having lunch in the sandbox. Instead of pulling my hair to get my attention, he dropped my peanut butter and jelly sandwich into the sand. Our […]

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Looking for some slow sexy tunes to put you in a romantic mood? Or just need to hear some soft smooth sounds to gently de-stress your tired, frazzled mom brain? Look no further. Here’s my list of music that soothes my soul. Any one of these songs instantly puts me in vacation mode and melts […]

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Father’s Day is always a little bittersweet for me. A holiday that reminds me of what I no longer have and everything I have missed over the last thirty years, and yet it is filled with great joy, excitement and the making of new memories now that we have children of our own. I love […]

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