The Most Important Gifts My Mother Gave Me

The Most Important Gifts My Mother Gave Me

My mom recently turned 88. And although she’s aged, one thing is still exactly the same. Her smile.   My oldest memories of my mom, Rochelle Reibman Hirschhorn, are of her smile. That smile was often on her face and many times it was accompanied by her beautiful...
What Now? Your Checklist for College Bound Kids

What Now? Your Checklist for College Bound Kids

Applications are done. You and your kids are probably waiting for acceptance (or the dreaded rejection) letters. You may be waiting to hear about financial aid packages. There are decisions to be made, months of school left to go. Prom, finals, graduation … Before you...
Write with Me: Teachers

Write with Me: Teachers

As we approach the end of the first semester of school, I have been thinking about all of the teachers in my life. I went to a large high school in New York City. The classes regularly had 25-30 students, yet there were teachers who had an enormous impact on me and...