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By Ilana Angel

December 30, 2013 | 11:00 pm

I am going to make a lot of changes in 2014. Some will be on purpose, some will be by accident, some I will have no control over, and some will be a... More.

  • In Case of Emergency Avoid the Stairs

    By Ilana Angel

    December 29, 2013 | 3:07 pm

    The other day I was rushing out the door, reached into my far too big purse to find my sunglasses, lost focus for a split second on where I was, and... More.

  • Dating 101: Men, Makeup & Nerves

    By Ilana Angel

    December 27, 2013 | 8:21 am

    I had a date last night with a man I met on Match.com. He is 52, 5’10”, dark hair, blue eyes, works in finance, divorced, two adult children, and a... More.

  • Motherhood 101: Countdown to New Year’s Eve

    By Ilana Angel

    December 25, 2013 | 8:49 am

    My son is with his dad for 10 days over his winter break and will not be back with me until New Year’s Eve. The first day he was gone I didn't get... More.

  • God, Faith, Phil Robertson & Duck Dynasty

    By Ilana Angel

    December 22, 2013 | 3:53 pm

    I have sat back and watched the fall out of Phil Robertson sharing his opinion about homosexuality, until now. I am not a gay man, nor am I a Christian,... More.

  • Dating 101: Raising a Mensch

    By Ilana Angel

    December 21, 2013 | 9:03 am

    Someone I care about hurt my feelings yesterday. It was not malicious, or purposeful, but that didn't make it hurt any less. As I cried about it I... More.

  • Motherhood 101: Gas Money

    By Ilana Angel

    December 19, 2013 | 2:57 am

    I love my kid. Love him in a profound way that makes me marvel at the blessings I have been given in being the mother of this remarkable human being. My... More.

  • Motherhood 101: The Art of Negotiation

    By Ilana Angel

    December 12, 2013 | 8:05 am

    I like to think I am a good negotiator, especially when it comes to my son. I have mastered the “You Do This, I’ll Let You Do That”, technique. It... More.

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Ilana Angel writes two blogs for JewishJournal.com. KEEPING THE FAITH is about her worldview as a single Jewish mother, and KEEPING IT REAL is all about reality television....

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