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School is in session, crisp apples are arriving at farmer’s markets and grocery stores, pumpkin spice is in full effect, and the fall Jewish holidays are right around the corner. We’ve put…together a list of fun, family-friendly ways to celebrate the season including apple picking, crafts, outdoor holiday celebrations, family-friendly holiday services, and more. Rosh Hashanah 2017 begins on Wednesday evening, Sept. 20 and concludes at sundown on Friday, Sept. 22. Yom Kippur 2017 begins on Friday evening, Sept. 29 and concludes at sundown on Saturday, Sept.… >> Read More
Once the first-day-of-school pictures start flooding your Facebook feed, it is safe to say that summer’s days are officially numbered. To help smooth the transition from sandals and beach towels to…backpacks and three-ring binders, we’ve put together a list of family events – and a few just for grown-ups – to add some extra fun to the next few weeks. >> Read More
School is out, and the kids need entertaining – preferably somewhere air conditioned or with a pool. In addition to your regularly scheduled summer fun, there are a bunch of fabulous Jewish things…you can do with the kiddos this summer. Want help motivating your little ones to read this summer? Sign up for the Book Zone summer reading program at The Macks Center for Jewish Education. Kids who read 5 Jewish-themed books, fill out their Book Zone bookmarks, and have them signed by a parent and the librarian… >> Read More
"What's your favorite kind of ice cream, Austin?" the pool instructor asked yesterday in hopes to calm my son down and comfort him during his lesson. Austin was hysterically crying, scared to death…of something. Whether it was the water, separating from me, or just starting something new, it didn't really matter. I chimed in, and said, "Austin, tell him your favorite flavor icee." He smiled, and answered, "Strawberry." My heart broke once again. I knew it probably didn't faze my 3-year-old son that he can't eat ice… >> Read More
At the airport, he needed to go on every stupid moving walkway, to stand and wait as the belt inched him along. I begged him to walk and explained if he walked, it would get us to the gate quicker.…But, no, he stubbornly stood there, flat-footed, just staring at me like I was the crazy one. Then, he came sprinting off when he realized I had walked ahead, and got scared. He caught my shoe, tripped, and laid out flat on the airport floor. Knowing he was okay, I stood there trying to explain… >> Read More