US Border patrol

When Faith Reaches the Border

The young girl in the photo looks like my Helen

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Helen jumping in hoops

Why Do I Worry My Daughter Won’t Fit In?

It’s ballet class, not religious school–so why am I worried what they’ll think of us?

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Helen opening a door

We Aren’t as Different as My Neighbors Think

Why my American-Jewish-Mexican-Catholic family confuses our neighbors

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Pink flowering tree

Death is All Religions

Death is all religions, it is every faith and it shakes us

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Anna and her daughter

I Was the Loca Lady at My Baby’s Naming

I never thought I would be the crazy lady in synagogue. But here we are

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Helen Fell on Her Head and I Prayed to Jesus, Sort of

Helen Fell on Her Head and I Prayed to Jesus, Sort of

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Summer camp bus stop

Top 5 Things to Know About Jewish Day Camp

5 things to know about Jewish day camp

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Stuffed animals

My Jewish-American, Mexican-Catholic Daughter Speaks with a British Accent…and It’s All My Fault

My Jewish-American, Mexican-Catholic daughter speaks with a British accent

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Anna's daughters together

What’s in a Name

The second time around is totally different…from tacos to the name

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Boy and Girl in a side embrace

How Two Faiths Collide

When my daughters question how Jewish or how Catholic they are, I can only hope that they meet a Spencer

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