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Jodi's Blog – June 2012 Archive (4)

I Want to Reclaim My Body

I have always been a chocoholic of note.  When Gavin hears ruffling in the middle of the night it's usually me looking for chocolate in the bedside stand.

My mom always said eating like this would catch up with me and until 5 years ago I pretty much ate what I wanted, including lots of junk, and weight was…


Added by Jodi on June 27, 2012 at 2:55pm — No Comments

The End of a Chapter

The end of a school year is always a bittersweet experience. My 3 kids have the swirling emotions of sadness about moving on from teachers they have learned from and classrooms that they developed friendships in. At the same time, there is the excitement of spending our summer in Israel, going to camp there and the…


Added by Jodi on June 20, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Dance to the Music

On Tuesday I went to the ballet to see A Midsummer Night's Dream.  It was spectacular.  This week I also saw Shakespeare on the Run, and the Salome orchestra.  Even though I am very busy with the JICNY gala coming up this Wednesday night, I keep in line with my philosophy of balance, and I commit to spending quality time with family and friends and taking some time out for fun activities and relaxation (as…


Added by Jodi on June 10, 2012 at 11:34am — No Comments

If Life Was About Mojitos

I have a stressful life, as I'm sure you do too! I remind myself that our Torah has profound teachings.  We learn from our Immahot (Biblical Mothers) about their trials and tribulations from barrenness to marriage issues.   If life was meant to be simple our Immahot would be drinking mojitos on a Caribbean beach…


So how do we balance this stress and crazy life?  My mantra is “LIVE LOVE LEARN LAUGH”.


I really believe that to truly LIVE you have to do stuff.  It takes…


Added by Jodi on June 3, 2012 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

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