Tag Archives: Family

My Astonishing Discovery on Mother’s Day

Last year, soon after my step-son had just been diagnosed with Stage Four non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, I went with him for one of his treatments at the hospital near Tel Aviv. Nadav has lived me with me on and off since … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: A Mother’s Top Ten Commandments

If you lose it, you lose it. Don’t lose control. If you do, then your kids will lose control and a bad situation only gets worse. Happy mother, happy children. Your children are your mirrors. If you’re judgmental, critical, and … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: More Tried-And-True Tips and Tools

“Stop whining!” I heard a mother tell her daughter the other day. Well, that’s a start. But a child is trying to say something and doesn’t know how to express herself. Telling her to stop whining might shut her up … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: Get Your Kids Under Control and Get Your Life Back. More Super Easy Tips

I know, sometimes you feel like you are down on your knees…And not just figuratively. Here are some more tools in honor of Mother’s Day to get your kids under control and get your life back. 1. Don’t make threats … Continue reading

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Three Tremendous Tips For Mothers (And Not Just On Mother’s Day)

In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m running a mini-series featuring useful tips for mothers. Nobody gave me an instruction manual when I brought my first child home from the hospital. My husband had already gone back to work, my mother … Continue reading

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The Mom Who Took Off…Takes On Your Kids–And Other Information

OK, here’s the countdown until my launch on February 19…Just some things to share about The Mom Who Took Off On Her Motorcycle. FIRST REVIEW JUST IN: “This is an absolutely spell-binding read. I can’t imagine anyone not enjoying this!” … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Find The Line

My friend Lily (I’ve written about her here) reminded me that during stressful holiday times, it’s important to find the line. Set your boundary. Where does your lawn end? Where does someone else’s territory begin? Don’t trespass into someone else’s … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: M.Y.M.

Are you doing unto others so that they will do unto you? My friend Joelle said that she asks people in her family, “Do you want a cup of coffee? A glass of water?” she’s thinking, “I wish someone would … Continue reading

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Wanna Be Inspired?

We all live with joys and sorrows and challenges and disappointments and fears and dashed hopes and difficulties. That’s part of membership in the human race. What makes each of us unique is the path we choose to walk. Do … Continue reading

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Are You Being Helpful–Or Are You Trying To Force Solutions?

My friend, Lily, who has been featured in several blogs here and here really wants her boyfriend to sell his house so they can move in together. She is a stylist in Manhattan, an artist and a connoisseur of sales … Continue reading

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