We first met Marla Michele Must on location at a park in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. Marla contacted us to see if we'd be interested in being featured in an article for which she was being … [Read more...] about Adoption is a work of heART
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The Election: 2016
During the final weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election, my 7 year old (JJ) asked me every day: “Mommy, who are you voting for?” And every day I’d respond the same way: … [Read more...] about The Election: 2016
What Are You Going To Do?
We just celebrated Rosh Hashana. Rosh Hashana always falls in the fall. It’s either “early” or it’s “late,” but it’s always in the fall. Apples and honey, the shofar and the Torah: Rosh Hashana marks … [Read more...] about What Are You Going To Do?
“Cleanin’ Out My Closet”
There’s an old organizational rule that says “If you haven’t worn something in over a year, you no longer need it.” I've seen that “rule” in fashion magazines countless times, but I never liked it. … [Read more...] about “Cleanin’ Out My Closet”
When You’re Feeling Left Out
In the last month, five different people from five different age groups have said something to me about feeling "left out” of friendships. FIVE different people. FIVE different age groups. I guess … [Read more...] about When You’re Feeling Left Out
There are random notes all over the place with post ideas for Dim Sum and Doughnuts. I could bust out a piece tomorrow on so many different topics, but this piece…this one is giving me trouble. I feel … [Read more...] about Lose Yourself