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Social Distancing, Part II: Missing Pieces

By Stacy Pollack | April 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Social Distancing, Part II: Missing Pieces

At the beginning of all this, when the concept of quarantining to protect ourselves from the novel coronavirus was still, well… novel, we started doing puzzles. It began with the…

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Social Distancing, Part 1: Reflections, Connections, Reality Checksions

By Stacy Pollack | March 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Social Distancing, Part 1: Reflections, Connections, Reality Checksions

I was an English major. I know checksions isn’t a real word. I also know that today is the 11th day my kids were supposed to be in school but…

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Warm Hearts, Cold Feet

By Stacy Pollack | February 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Warm Hearts, Cold Feet

Today is February 14th. Valentine’s Day. I will dig up something red to wear. If I can find the heart necklace Micah gave me for our first Valentine’s Day, I’ll…

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Be Nice. We Mean It.

By Stacy Pollack | November 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Be Nice. We Mean It.

At drop-off this past summer, you may have seen our leadership team wearing a yellow Bauercrest t-shirt with a lot of words on the back. Despite the commotion of move-in…

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Words of Wisdom from the Wicked Witch of Westwood

By Stacy Pollack | October 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Words of Wisdom from the Wicked Witch of Westwood

This year, for the first time since my kids were born, I am going to lose Halloween. Not lose it as in it won’t happen. Of course it will happen.…

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Hakuna Matata??? I Wish!

By Stacy Pollack | September 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Hakuna Matata??? I Wish!

I’m going to let you in on a little-known fact: I don’t transition well. I was at a preschool parent-teacher conference the first time I heard that phrase. The teacher…

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What’s So Good About Good-Bye?

By Stacy Pollack | June 25, 2019 | Comments Off on What’s So Good About Good-Bye?

A few weeks ago, I stood on the front lawn at my son’s school for their Memorial Day celebration, listening to the principal play guitar and lead the students in…

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What Happens On the Hillside… Is Pretty Awesome.

By Stacy Pollack | May 2, 2019 | Comments Off on What Happens On the Hillside… Is Pretty Awesome.

One Sunday a few weeks ago, I looked out my bedroom window to a perfect sunny day. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky. I threw on a pair of…

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Walking In A Winter Smotherland

By Stacy Pollack | December 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Walking In A Winter Smotherland

It’s a funny thing, being Jewish in December. Chanukah came early this year. Not Thanksgivikah early, but early enough that it still caught me off-guard. Whenever there’s more than a…

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Camp Crazy

By Stacy Pollack | August 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Camp Crazy

Every summer, there’s a catch phrase that’s blurted out so frequently during my interactions with parents that I often wonder if they secretly believe it’s the key to unlock the…

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