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Six Life Lessons from My Mother (and Four from My Daughters) My mother and my daughter are 50 years apart in age. I passed my mom’s lessons on to my daughters because they were valuable and filled with wisdom. On […]

Watching the early news the other morning was exhilarating. I was laughing and listening and agreeing with the values and wisdom of the guests, the Robinson family. So was my husband Shelly. For those of you who do not watch […]

Fresh and colorful produce adds flavor and variety to your meals, and provides you with many much-needed vitamins and nutrients. Here’s five fruits and vegetables that have high nutritional value without too much sugar. 1. Blueberries. The antioxidants found in […]

I am the grandmother of a blended family, which is defined in the Oxford dictionary as “a family consisting of a couple and their children from previous relationships.” A blended family is a complex institution. I know from 22 years […]

Most days I am like the Sun, bright, energetic, warm, smiling and bigger than life. Then there are those days when I describe myself as falling raindrops, my emotions landing here, there and everywhere. Oh! I long to be the […]

I am really lucky to have a wonderful family and a terrific set of friends from all walks of life. American, European, Asian, Hispanic, African American, Jewish, Christian, non-believers, young and older, and the list goes on… One thing they […]

I recently traveled with my husband to Israel, a country about the size of New Jersey. Established in 1948, Israel (meaning “He Who Strives with God”) is a democracy in the Middle East and the only Jewish-majority state in the […]

If you are worrying about tomorrow, you aren’t living in today. In our go-go, have to get-ahead world it can be difficult to slow down and live in the now. In order to truly make your life your own and […]

1. Who wrote the words on the tables of stone for the 10 Commandments? 2. God told Abraham that his children would be as numerous as what two things? 3. Which prophet saw God give life to a pile of dry bones? […]

Despite our best efforts, we make mistakes. We, even us grandmothers, are creatures of imperfection. All we can do is recognize our weaknesses, ask for forgiveness and be proactive about turning these negatives into positives. When we are indebted, however, others […]

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