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last words from my dad

Last Words From My Dad

“You know, being a parent isn’t as easy as you think, you’ll see.” Those were some of the last words my dad ever spoke to me during a heated conversation. If anyone has met me, you might understand how a motorcycle driving, leather vest clad man and I never saw eye to eye. My dad […]

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grieving self-quarantine

Grieving My Self-Quarantine

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many of us to suffer a loss in some form. It has affected our mental and physical health. It has made us completely change our lives, careers, and daily routines overnight. With every loss comes grief and recovery. Time spent with our families is a beautiful benefit of this loss, […]

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we keep going

We Keep Going

  On Wednesday night, Jews all over the world will be celebrating the holiday of Passover, a commemoration of when the Jews left Egypt three thousand years ago, a marked journey from slavery to freedom. This year, many of us—Jews and non-Jews alike—are getting a taste of being enslaved, as we are confined to our […]

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don't joke about keeping the kids alive.

Can We Please Stop Joking About This?

Over the past 10 years, I’ve definitely gone through quite a lot of changes. Most notably becoming a parent to four children, leaving my career to care for my son, and ultimately losing him shortly after he turned three. I’m relatively open about the story with my son. However, the things I experienced over our […]

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