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Deborah Siegel

Deborah Siegel, PhD, is the author of Sisterhood, Interrupted and Only Child, a speaker and thought leadership coach. Visit her at www.deborahsiegelphd.com. She is also a member of Beth Emet The Free Synagogue, where the theme for 5775 is “Shabbat.”

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"Being, Doing" Shabbat Graphic by Marco Acevedo

Why This Mompreneur Is Grateful for Shabbat

If you’re a driven, self-employed working parent like I am, there’s no internal control mechanism that says it’s time to shut down. I’m nurturing preschool-aged twins, an expanding business, and my next book—entities that call on my resources with infinite demands. Left to my own devices, I would probably crash and burn. In the past, I have.

Topics: Ritual
Susan B. Anthony circa 1855

Occupy (Working) Motherhood

Susan B. Anthony was born 192 years ago today; we share a birthday. I am 43. The late great suffragist once said: “Our job is not to make young women grateful.

Topics: Children, Mothers

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