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Are You There, Son? It’s Me, Mom (aka, Even Though You’re In College, You Still Have To Talk To Me)

October 28, 2013
NYU

I am deviating from my regularly scheduled programming to treat you to a guest post written by my hilarious college roomie and dear friend, Julia. Although Julia is not a blogger, she is a talented writer who also has a thriving business at Write About Now, a writing service specializing in toasts, speeches and bar/bat mitzvah […]

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A Tribute To My Mom: April 21,1938 – April 29, 2013

May 5, 2013
Mom and Me

One of the earliest memories I have of my mom is walking barefoot with her, holding hands. It was summer and it had just rained so the ground was both wet and warm, with steam rising off the sidewalk. She wanted me to feel the moist concrete beneath the soles of my feet and encouraged […]

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I Thought I Was So Cool When I…

April 18, 2013
Karaoke Revolution (2009 video game)

…sang karaoke at a bar one night. I know what you’re thinking: How can anyone look cool singing karaoke? Well, this was in the late 1980s when karaoke was all the rage. My college friends and I decided to go check out the newest, hottest karaoke bar in New York City. The place was packed, […]

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I Tried To Cook…

March 8, 2013
Store Raw Food Safety Sign

I tried to cook…a romantic home-cooked dinner for my boyfriend (now husband) once a long, long time ago.  We had been dating a few months, but had been maintaining a long-distance relationship. He flew into New York City from Michigan to spend his birthday weekend with me. At the time, I was living at home […]

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Birthday Parties For Kids = Stress and More Stress

January 11, 2013

Middle Dude is turning 13 today which means I’ll have two teenagers in the house now. I know I should be concerned about moodiness, acne, out-of-control hormones and all that other teen stuff, but I’m not. I’m relieved. Because my two teenage boys are so done with the birthday party madness. They seem perfectly content […]

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