December 30, 2018

OK merry Christmas to all Christmas-celebrating readers. For those of us who are not celebrating, though, what are we supposed to do all day long with our children? It is a little cold outside for extensive outdoor play, although for some reason kids never get as cold...

December 20, 2018

Most wonderful time of the year....or most stressful time? It turns out that visiting family members over the holidays can be super stressful for large fractions of the population, and that this stress can result in excess drinking and drug overdoses, car accidents, vi...

May 10, 2018

It’s MOTHER’S DAY this weekend, so for those people who have living mothers (or who are mothers), chances are, you will be busy doing something related to that day on Sunday. In honor of that, here are some facts you may not have known about this special day:

1. Mother’...

February 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and in honor of that, let’s talk about favorite Valentine’s Day ideas.

1. Do nothing. For real, just remember, doing nothing is always an option. Remember also that the history of Valentine’s Day is kind of dark, with executions and middle a...

November 16, 2017

One week away from Thanksgiving, so let’s talk about turkey. First, true confessions: I do not actually like eating turkey. I don’t like its taste, or the texture, or even the smell to be honest. STUFFING, on the other hand. Sweet potato pie. Cranberry sauce. Pumpkin e...

September 26, 2017

Three weeks into September, and we are now smack in the middle of the Jewish High Holiday season, which includes the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah; Wikipedia primer on the day is located HERE), the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur; see link HERE), and in October time, Suk...

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