Tag: The Associated

Karen Singer’s “ah-ha” Moment Came Unexpectedly

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Karen Singer never anticipated that her “aha” moment– the instant that she realized what she wanted to tackle during her next phase in life – would come to her in a flash the day she found herself dressed head to toe in pink, rolling around the floor with a group of young girls.

Disclosing a Disability

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When you’re looking for a job, one of the things most people worry about is saying the wrong thing during an interview.

Surviving An Abusive Relationship

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When she married her ex-husband in 1999, Lauren,* a mother of three, never dreamed she would find herself needing the services of CHANA.

My Child Has ADHD – Working with Teachers For a Great School Year

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With close to five million American children diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), many parents are concerned about how their children will manage in school.

Transplant From Manhattan, Stacy Harvey Makes Baltimore Feel Like Home

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Shortly after having her first daughter, Stacy Harvey became a “connector” with the Macks Center for Jewish Education’s Community Connectors program.

The Upside of Sibling Rivalry

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Ask anyone with more than one child if their kids get along and you’re likely to hear some version of “they get along great when they get along, but they can fight over the most ridiculous things.”

Meet Robyn Hughes, 12 Years of Service as a Docent for the Jewish Museum of Maryland

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It’s why she’s spent the last 12 years as a docent for the Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM), sharing her knowledge and insights with visitors from around the world.

Sports and Competition: Are We Pushing Our Kids?

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If you have young children in sports, you know the deal. Game day. The pressure to win. The desire to be the best.

Laury Scharff on Making a Difference for Women and Girls

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About 10 years ago, Amy Harlan told Laury Scharff about the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation of Baltimore (JWGF), a giving circle of women who leverage their dollars to make charitable contributions to improve the lives of women and girls locally and internationally.

Some Truths About Suicide

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People in my generation are dying. By their own hands, according to a recent CDC report. The numbers are staggering. Did you know that 121 Americans die by suicide every day?