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Why I Talk About Race With My White Children

I never expected to be raising white children. I pictured countless other cultural and racial backgrounds. I’d always planned on adoption, and expected to diversify our already multiracial family more. My goal was, in part, to confuse people so much they wouldn’t even bother with the awkward questions and comments that tend to follow families […]

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Seeing the Holidays Through My Kids’ Eyes

My wife and I recently introduced the Mensch on a Bench to our home. The Mensch on a Bench is a Hanukkah tradition like the Elf on a Shelf. Just like the Elf on a Shelf, the Mensch travels around our home, watching over us each day. Our Mensch doesn’t cause mischief or anything–by definition, […]

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Muffins, a Movie and Santa

Please enjoy muffins, a special screening of “Polar Express”, and a complimentary picture with Santa. This is a free event no membership is required to attend. Event will be held at 7300 State Route 161 East Plain City. Ohio 43064.

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Gifts for the Columbus Foodie

Wondering what to get someone who is the ultimate Columbus foodie?  Here are a few ideas I know they would love!  If you’re anything like me, food is a big part of the holiday season!  Not only do I love to indulge in all of the yummy treats, but I also find food and food-related […]

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Columbus Area Christmas Tree Farms

REAL Christmas trees… Yes, I am on of those people. Absolutely no fake will do. In my opinion, it’s the ultimate Christmas tradition. However, I am sad to say that our family has never gone to a tree farm and cut our own tree! I am definitely putting this at the top of our Christmas […]

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All I Want for Christmas is to Stick to My Budget:: 5 Grinch-Free Ways to Stay on Track this Holiday Season

Many thanks to our Partners at Credit Union of Ohio for sponsoring this post, which is chalk full of great ideas to keep your budget on track this Holiday season. Goodbye pumpkins and Hocus Pocus, hello Christmas trees and Elf! It’s that time of year when we dump the pumpkin spice and cheerfully pick up […]

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Live Generously This Holiday Season

It is that time of the year. The holidays. I love the holidays with all my heart and look forward to all the excitement they bring – family gatherings, the first winter snow, decorating my home and shopping for loved ones. Along with all these wonderful times also comes stress. I have found that often […]

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