Anna's nephews

I Started Doing Shabbat and I Can’t Stop

I tried bringing Shabbat to my family and we can’t stop

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Child swinging

I Want My Kids to Feel “Jewish Enough”

Anna doesn’t want her kids to struggle with feeling Jewish enough, like she did

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Hanukkah decoration

Christmas Decorations: My Guilty Pleasure

Christmas is overtaking Hanukkah and it’s all my fault

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Hebrew letter

Is it Time to Leave Our Orthodox Neighborhood?

Are we outgrowing the neighborhood I grew up in?

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Shabbat celebration

Shabbat Cheat Sheet

Shabbat Cheat Sheet: need-to-know info, including blessings

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When Faith Reaches the Border

The young girl in the photo looks like my Helen

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Shabbat (with Kids) Cheat Sheet

Quick and easy how-to on celebrating Shabbat as a family

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We Aren’t as Different as My Neighbors Think

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

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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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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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