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During the summer of 2012, the Summer Olympic Games were held in London and my son turned 10. This was his first double-digit birthday and I wanted to plan something spectacular, and I knew exactly what the theme had to be… the ‘SHOULD-BE-OLYMPICS!” With the theme in mind, I needed to make sure the events […]

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Temple Beth Sholom

Temple Beth Sholom :: Preschool With Purpose

Disclosure::This post is sponsored by our partners Temple Beth Sholom Temple Beth Sholom in Orange is not just a beautiful facility, it is also a preschool with a purpose.  Temple Beth Sholom Early Childhood Center is social constructivist program inspired by the Municipal Schools of Reggio Emilia. Through observation, documentation and discussion, our experienced teachers strive to […]

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Last Minute DIY Gift Idea For Kids

If you’re like me, and hopefully you aren’t, you’re still scrambling to get those last minute gifts covered.  You might be looking through your garage hoping to score a present that was purchased and forgotten.  But you’ve probably come up empty-handed. And so you’re either going to have to suck it up and go to […]

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ordinary, extraordinary

Making The Ordinary, Extraordinary

When my son was 3 years old (he’s now 15), my husband and I learned that I was unable to have more children. Ok, my fertility doctor’s exact words post-op were, “You have less than a 1% chance of conceiving naturally on a monthly basis.” Wait, what? Less than 1%? I’m not a mathematician, but […]

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