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  • How to not spoil your interfaith kids during the holiday season

    December 2, 2015 | 2:42 pm

    “We get twice the presents!”

    Most interfaith kids will utter this classic, and rather obnoxious, boast at some point during childhood. I have to admit, it makes me wince and grit my teeth a little. As an interfaith child myself, I understand all too well that bragging about...

  • My son wears dresses, and I have no problem with it

    July 18, 2014 | 9:40 am

    Every morning my four-year-old daughter, Sydney, drags a chair into her closet and plucks a dress off of the rack.  I try to lean her in other directions—“Why don’t we try shorts today?”—but Sydney’s stubborn.  And I think she deserves the freedom to choose what she wants to wear. ...