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Jewish Holiday Traditions: How To Celebrate the Miracle of Hanukkah With Kids

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Ever since I became a mom for the first time, teaching my children the miracle of Hanukkah has been a beautiful experience. Sure, Jewish holidays go hand-in-hand with food but there is something more to the oil that we use to light the candles and fry latkes to celebrate Hanukkah.…

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Creating Family Traditions During the Holidays

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My children love hearing about what my husband and I were like as children. I enjoy sharing some of my favorite traditions from my childhood while we decorate the tree and prepare for the holidays. Many of our family's holiday traditions revolve around the preparation of special foods. Tucked away…

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Strengthening Family Relationships Through Showing Charity

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Family life is busy. There are constant responsibilities to take care of, general needs to attend to, and plans to make and fulfill. Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of it all it becomes easier to reach out and show charity to neighbors and strangers than to our own families.…

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Make Dinner Count: Turn Meal Time into a Positive Family Experience

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Make meal time a happy family experience. As a single mother with three small children at home, dinner used to feel like a lot of work.  My three kids often met my efforts with something like this: “I don’t want green beans again. She got the pink bowl yesterday …

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Holiday Dinners: Big Family Dinner Etiquette

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It is just around the corner ... the big family holiday dinner. You can just smell the roasted turkey, pecan pie, sweet potato casserole, and fresh baked rolls. Suddenly, your thoughts come to a screeching halt when you think of Grandma going on and on about her health…

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Keeping Your Sanity While Hosting Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that can be very overwhelming. Not only is it a big meal, but it’s normally a big group of people, including family, and a lot of traditions. While tradition is important, you need to take your sanity into account. You don’t have to make…

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