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The Lifelong Journey of Adoption: Sharing a Missing Piece
September 29, 2010
It has been six weeks since the families and I have returned from our homeland tour to Russia. One concept that came up at our first meeting with the families included a discussion of hoping to find “missing puzzle pieces” during this journey.

Early Connections
September 15, 2010
I recently celebrated my one year anniversary of working for the Center for Early Relationship Support of JF&CS, one day after my daughter’s birthday.

JF&CS VNA Receives CHAP Accreditation
September 14, 2010
The JF&CS Visiting Nurse Association has met the highest standards of excellence in the home health industry.

Back-to-School Advice for Parents
September 3, 2010
Transitioning to school in the fall, especially for young children, is an experience which is likely to be both exciting and stressful for the whole family. You might worry, “Is he ready? How will we all adjust? Will she make friends?"

The Days of Awe
September 1, 2010
At sunset on September 8, the ten-day High Holy Day journey from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur begins. These ten Days of Awe are a time of reflection and introspection to help us spiritually prepare for the year to come.

The Lifelong Journey of Adoption: Broken Promises
August 30, 2010
When you meet Eleni, you cannot help but notice her warm disposition, good sense of humor, and playful manner. Surprisingly, at 16, she has experienced her share of losses, traumas, and disappointments.

Who puts the
August 27, 2010
I have to admit that I am addicted to the column, “Modern Love,” which appears each week in the Sunday Styles section of the New York Times.

Steps for Life
August 26, 2010
JF&CS is excited to be a recipient of a two-year grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation for Steps for Life, a newly launched health and wellness campaign targeting 500 ethnically diverse, low-income elders in senior and intergenerational housing.

The Lifelong Journey of Adoption: Do you remember?
August 23, 2010
I had the privilege of visiting a second orphanage with a family on this homeland trip to Russia. The family was interested in visiting the orphanage where their son Joseph had spent the first 16 months of his life.

A Failure of Empathy
August 11, 2010
I don’t know if you had a chance to read Thomas Friedman’s piece in the New York Times on August 7th. The column entitled “Steal this Movie” was about a new Israeli documentary, “Precious Life,” by the Gaza reporter for Israel’s TV Channel 10 news, Shlomi Eldar.

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