(Overheard at the kitchen table) Husband: Is that a tear in your eye? Me: It’s almost September, and another school year. They’re just growing up so fast. Husband: Oh Lord, here it comes… Yes, Husband, here it comes indeed! I’m a mom as...
Ah, how I fondly remember the olden days, 20 to 25 years ago. Well, sort of... I was old enough to be in the workforce, young enough to enjoy my twenties, and to realize when a gentleman was a...
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What Having a Family Means

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I grew up surrounded by a huge family. My father had a crazy large family on his mother’s side in Cairo. He even had a bigger one on his father’s side in Upper Egypt. He had eleven siblings on...
Jeff and I first met during our Sophomore year of college, in the place where all life-changing romances do, the cafeteria. I was dating someone else at the time, and eating dinner by myself that night (while not my...
I’m a stay-at-home mom. For me, this means that my day startsaround 6:30 a.m. when the baby wakes up. Oftentimes, my day starts earlier, if the baby wakes up at 4 a.m. and I can’t fall back to sleep....
It has to happen at some point, maybe a birthday party or school event for your child. For us, it was during a dance recital. My son has taken hip hop classes for a few years, and, of course,...
The fire that destroyed my family’s home in September 2018 fortified my bond with my husband and daughter and taught us the value of embracing change. If only just one of us had picked up our daughter from school instead...
My most recent first date was with an absolute Mr. Nice Guy. We went to a diner which, by the way, is my favorite place to go on a first date. If I show up and he's awful, I...
Am I Really a Good Mom? I’m sure each of us, at some point, has asked that question. And honestly, if you have, you most likely are. I remember something my religious education teacher said when I was in elementary...
We get 18 delicious summers with our children. This is one of your 18. If that is not perspective, I don’t know what is. - Jessica Scott This quote floats around the internet each summer and strikes me harder with...

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We Can Do This – Finding a Vaccine in Westchester County

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Our ultimate goal as moms is to keep our families safe and healthy. With COVID-19 vaccines now available for children 5 years old and...
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