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Talking With Judy Batalion About The Light of Days

I spoke to Judy Batalion about the Jewish women who smuggled weapons in their underwear, assassinated Nazis, and sabotaged a city’s water supply.

Photo collage of The Light of Days‘ heroines. Images courtesy Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum, Photo Archive; Moreshet, Hashomer Hatzair Archives; Yad Vashem Photo Archive, Jerusalem, and Merav Waldman.

In Alma: These Young Women Risked Their Lives to Fight Nazis. We Should All Know Their Names

In Lilith: The Hidden Heroines of World War II

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How to Choose Baby Clothes Without Losing Your Mind

It may seem … uh trivial, in light of coronavirus, but at one time I was completely flummoxed by clothing choices for my kid. From TheWeek.com

Baby clothes on hot pink background. Illustration, iStock.

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Kids and Medical Over-treatment

Does your child really need those antibiotics? Here’s how to find out. From TheWeek.com.

Seated child clutching teddy bear, with health professional at her side. Illustrated | shironosov/iStock, Asya_mix/iStock

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The Other Jewish Women’s Cancer

The Other Jewish Women’s Cancer. All about my mom, ovarian cancer, and DNA testing. From Lilith, Winter 2019-2020.Mom on beach June 1968

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A New Class of Medications for Pain Patients?

Will nerve growth factor inhibitors help ease your back or knee pain? From Practical Pain Management.

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11 ways to help your child enjoy math

Even if you are, um, numbers-challenged. From TheWeek.com.

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When You’re One of the Oldest Moms on the Playground

On parenting while old:

Whether we’re trying to convince ourselves that high-waisted jeans are not the same thing as mom jeans or introduce age-appropriate ideas about consent to our toddlers, we more seasoned mothers of young kids face challenges younger moms don’t, but we’re also reaping some unexpected benefits.

From AARP’s The Girlfriend.

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Asking For—And Getting—What You Want At Work

Ready to like your job more? Follow these experts’ tips.

“When people come to me, they’re almost always solving the wrong problem,” says career transition and executive coach Etta Jacobs of hermes|path in Watertown, MA. That’s in part because “When you’re unhappy, it’s hard to know what will make you happy.”

From Ruby Magazine.

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Opioids and Pain Management in the Construction Industry

An unrelenting crisis in among manual laborers…

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Rx for Mental Health: Sweat

From PTSD to eating disorders, five exercisers weigh in on how working out improves their wellbeing. From Psycom.

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