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The Art Of Doing Nothing

Before the summer slips away, make sure you devote some time to...nothing.   “Dolce far niente” is in Italian for “the sweetness of doing absolutely nothing” literal translation, according to good old Google: pleasant idleness. My...
Finding Inspiration Within the Potato Peels

Finding Inspiration Within the Potato Peels

With seminary days long gone, a mother today can still find Yom Tov inspiration. Picture a young girl, all of 16 years of age, waking up at 5:30 am to walk to a shul that...

You’re Never Too Old for Mommy and Me ( + 3 Ways to Strengthen...

Don’t have the relationship with your mother that you crave? You can still get it—and even nurture yourself when she’s no longer here By Shiffy Friedman, MSW   Every human being, especially every woman, has an inherent...

 The 4 Essentials I Wish I Knew About Years Ago

Those little tricks and secrets you learn from an older sister or a good friend? Today, let us, at Between Carpools, do the honors. Take That Perfume With You Do you know how, when traveling...
on Betweencarpools.com My Top Four Jewish Book Reads Give me a well-written biography that I can’t put down.

My Top Four Jewish Book Reads

Give me a well-written biography that I can’t put down. After being engrossed in the magazine world all week long, I do try to escape into a Jewish book every Shabbat (if I’m hosting, though,...
4 Refreshing Things You Do Have Time for This Week (While Your Robots Cook for Yom Tov) Charge your batteries with these feel-good activities. By Julie Hauser

4 Refreshing Things You Do Have Time for This Week (While Your Robots Cook...

Charge your batteries with these feel-good activities   By Julie Hauser Swim, bike, or walk outdoors, unplugged. Catch some last licks of summer (if it’s summer on your continent), and use those moments as introspective time....
Ted Talks - Ideas worth spreading.

8 Great TED Talks That Give Really Good Advice

  Listen, laugh, learn, and be amused...tune into these favorite talks for inspiration and information. By Sina Mizrahi   Every few weeks I find that I need to expand my intellect beyond what my daily routine requires....

To Leave a Child Behind, and Get Away For a Bit. (We Know It’s...

  So right, while it feels so wrong   I am sitting in the passenger’s seat, my house getting smaller and smaller behind me. I can still see a fluffy little cloud of blonde messy hair at...
10 Things to Say to Yourself (or think about) When You’re Overwhelmed

10 Things to Say to Yourself (or think about) When You’re Overwhelmed

 Life gets stressful. And often, no one can help us deal with that stress but ourselves. No one wants to hear, “You are too blessed to be stressed.” Those words are rarely helpful. Yet times...
DIY Date Night

 Can’t Get Out? Make Your Nights at Home Special

Little touches to the table or a new activity turn a regular evening into a memorable evening By Sarah Loeb   I'm a big believer of having little spurts of excitement to change up the daily...
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