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    10 Things I Hold True after 10 Years of Marriage

    “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupery We were driving down Route 1…

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    Five Reasons Every Mom Needs a Girls’ Night Away

    “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.’ ” – C.S. Lewis When was the last…

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    The One-Minute Behavior Modifier

    “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust In December, I was really stumbling with my…

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    Will a Kale-Eating Mommy Produce a Kale-Loving Baby?

    “Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.” - Jonathan Safran Foer My mom has a food story she likes to tell.When she was first pregnant with…

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    Cooking Dinner Every Night: Is It Always an Epic Fail?

    “You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.” – Julia Child Disclaimer: This post is therapy for…

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    My Youngest is Infatuated with Boobs

    My youngest tries to cop a little feel. Until recently, she’d be sitting on my lap for a snuggle and before I knew it, she’d have her hand pulling down the front of…

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    How to Shop Your Closet

    “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”…

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    Five Finger Prayer

     Let the little children come to me.  V started religious education classes in September. Every Tuesday night, she is in class from 6:15 to 7:30. At first I sighed at the…

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    Hot Rollers are My Secret to Amazing Curls

    Last Friday, while my hairdresser blew my hair straight, I confessed, “I use hot rollers.” Childishly, I tilted my chin up at him, expecting to be schooled on the…

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    My Grandma’s Rules for Happiness

    “If nothing is going well, call your grandmother.” -Italian Proverb I am swept away by whimsical charm of the children’s book, In Grandma’s Arms. Katz…

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    Three Ways to Tie a Scarf

    Happy Bastille Day! Coco Chanel said, “Dress shabbily and they notice the dress; dress impeccably and they notice the woman.” Chanel dressed to her personal style.…

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