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Fun Baby Gifts Under $50

I’m all about the cute baby gifts. If you’ve checked out my instagram feed over the past couple months, you’ve seen stories and posts with outfits and gifts galore. For many, shopping for a new baby is difficult. If the gift is a surprise, it’s hard to know what the mommy would like for her …

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Dockatot Review

When I was expecting baby Mel, I went through the list of baby items that I had or could borrow, and wondered if there were any items that I missed out on with Yiddes, Mel’s older sister. “You must get the Dockatot,” they said. I write “they” because numerous Dockatot owners raved about how much …

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Books That Changed My Life

My husband is the bookworm in our relationship. I’m pretty sure that his dream house would include a private study whose walls were bookshelves. He has convinced me to join the book craze and I’m loving every second of it. I’ve never been one for novels. As much as i love a good escape, I …

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Don’t Call Me Skinny

The definition of skinny is “very thin” and is synonymous with words like “scrawny,” “gaunt” and “undernourished.” Since when did “very thin” become a socially acceptable description of a person? Moreover, how in the world did it become a compliment? No, this isn’t a piece geared toward mocking thin people. Rather, I want to get …

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Ethics of Our Bloggers

Back when outdoor marketplaces were the norm, some dishonest business-owners would use weights that were heavier or lighter than they looked to overcharge customers.These business-owners would steal and deceive unknowing consumers. It’s glaringly obvious that what they did was unethical. Fast forward a few hundred years. Deception in business is everywhere. Overcharging customers, avoiding taxes, …

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The Key To A Better Decree

The High Holidays are imminent, and I can’t help but think about what has happened to me over this year. It’s crazy to think that all of what I have experienced since last Rosh Hashana came to be because of the decrees that were written on Rosh Hashana and sealed on Yom Kippur. Last Rosh …

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