Which Doctor?

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Monica manages to be a great employee and a great mom. One day her boss, a doctor, calls and her nephew answers. But he doesn’t quite get his name right. [ Read More ]

The Smoke Alarm That Never Ends

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How would you do living in a house with a never-ending smoke alarm? And what if that smoke alarm was also your pet? [ Read More ]

Second Chance Shirt

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My son had an old shirt that he was very attached to. Sadly, it was impossible to iron after he’d spun it so often in the machine. So I gave it to the local charity shop. [ Read More ]

Brotherly Love

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It was a rainy night. I was hurrying home without an umbrella. A tall man came beside me and let me share his. [ Read More ]

Message From Mom? Advice?

Hi Mom!

One day, I opened my e-mail, and I found this message from mom, or Ice-cream as I renamed her. Perhaps many of you have seen what my mom sent me, or some variant.  But what was particularly unusual about the e-mail is that my mom NEVER sends emails like this.  Lots of emails about fun … [ Read More ]

Trust With Birthdays

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Family vacations are always a stressful time, even before the actual vacation starts. And airport security questions only make it worse! [ Read More ]

The Nutcracker

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My grandmother was very special to me. She made me her first assistant when it came to making challah. It seemed like magic to me when she took a large lump of dough, kneaded it, and when it came out toasted from the oven, it was incredibly delicious. [ Read More ]

Life Hack Ironing

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This is my son showing me how he ironed his clothes in his first week in college. He’d boil a pot of water in a microwave and use it just like a normal iron. Now that’s a life hack. [ Read More ]

Daughter’s Hiding Spot

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Do you see my daughter here hiding under the furry rag? She thinks no one can ever find her there. [ Read More ]

Pain in Motion

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Initially, when I blurted out to my wife that I was going to join her at the local exercise emporium, I looked around to see if someone was standing behind me who had uttered those dastardly words. [ Read More ]

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