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Wendy Jaffe

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College application time: The learning curve

The conversation in my head at the start of my senior year of high school probably went something like this: “Hmmmm. Where should I go to ...
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Helping our kids find option B

It was the death heard around the parenting world. Dave Goldberg, better known as the CEO of SurveyMonkey and the husband of Facebook COO Sheryl ...
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Trade your junk for more joy

It is a little book with a strange title printed in lowercase letters: “the life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of decluttering ...
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UCLA. Photo by Amerique via Wikimedia Commons

If it looks like anti-Semitism…

I will get to the swastikas that were painted on my nephew’s fraternity house at UC Davis in a minute. But first, I want to share my own experi...
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A selfie with, from left, the author, her Aunt Norma Wolfson and her mother, Carol Jaffe. Photo courtesy of Wendy Jaffe

The gift of expressing love in the present

Why do we always begin to think about people when they die? I think we should think about people while they’re still alive! — C. JoyBell ...
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