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Sports for girls is good on so many levels…self-confidence, teamwork, exercise, etc

Basketball tryouts are today. This morning, J asked H how practices have been going, and she said, “Fine, but you know, I probably won’t be starting for the A team this year.” Knowing her as I know her, I think she said that because she’s preparing herself, “just in case”. It’s a protection thing. If …

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I can’t believe it’s already Wednesday, and I haven’t done any of the long list of things I needed to do this week. Well, I take that back, I did get three bat mitzvah gifts yesterday. I think that makes about 32 bat/bar mitzvah gifts that we have bought over the last year. We’re at …

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Typical day around here. H was up at 6:30, to school until 3:15, then home. After playing with the dog for about 10 minutes, she started working on homework. Fed the dog, ate dinner, watched a repeat of “Friends” (which takes about 22 minutes, since we fast forward the tivo through the commercials), then back …

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