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When I was growing up, Hanukkah was one of my favorite holidays. It was the one that involved family, presents, and food and did not entail spending 2+ hours at synagogue. I always thought of it as the underdog of winter holidays. Though I appreciated and enjoyed Christmas, it was easy to get overwhelmed by […]
Every Christmas, we go on what we call “The Grand Tour.” Everyone wants to see the kids and we like being fed. And all the love is pretty great, too. We plan accordingly. We bring the car with the biggest trunk. And pack overnight bags, presents organized by event, as well as platters of non-refridgerated […]
The first snow has fallen, and the holiday’s are in full swing!! This week is likely the perfect week to visit Edaville or LaSallette to see holiday displays, as the weather is mild and it’s still early in the holiday season. And of course, there’s still time to see Trinity’s A Christmas Carol, or visit […]
As a mom of young children during the holiday season, I can’t help but be troubled by Santa. In fact, I just wish the emphasis on Santa would disappear and we’d stop perpetuating this giant lie about an old man who breaks into our homes in the middle of the night to leave presents for […]
My husband and I are an interfaith couple; we come from different religious backgrounds. I was raised in a devote Roman Catholic family, he in a reformed Jewish one. I was brought up attending church each week, receiving both my First Communion and subsequent Confirmation, while my husband attended classes to learn about Judaism and […]
This time of year has always held a magical quality for me, even more so as an adult than a child. I’ve already raided the dollar section at Target for stocking stuffers and cute holiday décor, multiple times. I always anxiously await the day after Thanksgiving to go tree shopping, and the weekend following to […]
Okay – quick poll everyone. Clap your hands if your kids are thrilled to eat what you make for dinner every night. Is the sound of silence I hear? Every mom has experienced the challenge of living with a picky eater, whether it is for a few days, months or, in my case, going on […]
Visualize your internal list, that list of who or what is important… where are you on that list? For many of us we are at the bottom, or pretty close to it. We are constantly putting others’ needs and wants above our own. And this goes far beyond being a mother or even a wife. […]
‘Tis the season for holiday cheer. And holiday stress. So, what is a mom to do? Breathe in and out. And follow my holiday sanity-saving tips below. – Give back. Give something. Anything. Whether your time, your talent, gifts, or meals to those in need. Inspire your kids to get involved. Do something with a […]
The decorations are [almost] up, Elves on Shelves are [mostly] in full swing, and we haven’t gone a day without “I think Santa is going to bring me ____” in weeks. Be sure to check out our locally sourced Holiday Gift Guide to finish up your holiday shopping! Sunday 2:00 PM Edaville Festival of Lights […]