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High Holidays with a Baby

The high holidays are a time to celebrate and reflect which can be hard to do or nearly impossible when you have a baby. Whether you are able to bring your baby to services this year or if you’ll have to sit this one out. Hopefully using a couple of my tips and tricks your… Continue reading High Holidays with a Baby

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A Meaningful Yom Kippur As A Mom

Yom Kippur often stands out of me as the holiday that just feels different once you've become a mother (or are pregnant).  Had you asked me before I ever became a mom if fasting on Yom Kippur was important to me, I probably would have shrugged.  There were years when I fasted and years when… Continue reading A Meaningful Yom Kippur As A Mom

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Help Your Kids Enjoy Services at Temple

The idea of bringing kids to temple can be overwhelming and stressful and every congregation has a different tolerance for kiddo noise and squirms.  I have been bringing my kids to services with me for a long time and also teach religious school, so here are some of my recommendations for making it easier. 1.… Continue reading Help Your Kids Enjoy Services at Temple

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Nursing Room for High Holidays

When I was nursing my kids, I always had a bit of stress about where I would nurse them during services.  Especially on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we were in services for a long period of time.  Everyone knows that if you want even a chance of having a quiet kid, you need to… Continue reading Nursing Room for High Holidays