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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Are You a Procrastinator? Especially When It Comes to Cleaning for Pesach? We Know...

  4 reasons you might be procrastinating...and how you can get that motivation to get going. By Chava Dumas Pesach is definitely coming, and Pesach waits for no woman! It's a fact on the calendar and...
a day of doing nothing.

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...

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...
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...
Creating a Habit: Here’s the Trick to Making It Happen. Chodesh Elul is the perfect time to pick something and stick to it. All month.

Creating a Habit: Here’s the Trick to Making It Happen.

Chodesh Elul is the perfect time to pick something and stick to it. All month.   Every spring, I get a clear reminder of how hard it is to create a new habit. I suffer...
The grammar mistakes that make me cringe (and how to correct them)

You’ll Want to Avoid My Grammar Pet Peeves

The grammar mistakes that make me cringe (and how to correct them) Grammar pet peeves…where to begin? Let’s start by defining what a grammar pet peeve is not. It’s not a cute fluffy animal that’s...
racism in our community

We’re Racist and We Didn’t Even Realize

How the Racism in Our Community Comes Back to Hurt Us "And now we're going to count the way cleaning ladies count! Uno, dos..." My kindergarten age daughter learned to count in Spanish and this...
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...
volunteerism

Volunteerism: Who Benefits the Most? (The Answer Will Surprise You).

You thought I was going to say it’s the volunteer who gains the most, but I don’t think it is. For a little over three years now, I’ve been volunteering as a photographer for Kids...

 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...
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