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This is Us: We Are An Interfaith Family

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 […]

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday, often known as #GivingTuesday to the millennial world of hashtaggers, refers to the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States. It was named an international day of financial giving to charity as the “unofficial” kick-off to the holiday fundraising season. The very first Giving Tuesday started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y […]

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Reflecting on the First Year

As we embark on our son’s first birthday, I’m realizing the importance of reflecting on a year of transition, change, growth, survival, and loss. The first year has been a giant roller coaster of excitement, suspense, thrill, and a whole lot of tears (someone, please tell me that I’m not the only one crying over […]

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Facing Pregnancy Together With My Best Friend

When my best friend called me to tell me that she was six weeks pregnant, I choked back tears and responded with three words: I am too. For years, we joked about getting pregnant together, but neither of us could have predicted being due just four days apart. Being pregnant with someone else has so many […]

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Goodbye, Cable!

We pulled the plug on cable television just a few short months ago. Our bill had been inching its way to the $200+ range, and it was just too much. From a financial perspective, we probably could have made it work, but it was the principle of sending the check each month that eventually pushed […]

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