Lindsay Goldberg

Lindsay Goldberg is a working mom who then comes home and works there, too. She loves finding quick, healthy recipes to make for her family and lives for her Sunday morning escape to the gym. She has given up on trying to find balance, and is, instead focused on surviving and being Good Enough. Likes- books, family dance parties, morning snuggles, and drinking coffee when it's still hot. Dislikes- recipes with more than 10 ingredients or 10 steps, winter, and deadlines
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In Praise of the Timer

"Just two more minutes!!!" How many times a day do I hear this? And how many times a day do I hear, "Just two more minutes!" after I have already given two more minutes. It's...
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Rosh Hashanah Recipe Roundup :: 8 Ways to Enjoy Apples and Honey

It's hard to believe, but Rosh Hashanah is around the corner. The Jewish New Year starts at sundown on Monday, September 6. Traditionally, apples and honey are eaten with the idea of bringing sweetness...
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For Father’s Day, I’m Letting My Husband Do the Parenting

This Father's Day, I'm giving my husband a special gift. It is totally within my price range, and yet it is priceless. It is something I have hinted to him about and something I...
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I Might Miss Kiddush the Most

Before COVID-19, pretty much every Saturday morning my family and I would be at temple. Today, almost 15 months after the initial shut-downs began, we still aren't back to in-person services. But in our...
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Keep Calm and Read On :: 5 Titles to Help Moms Maintain Perspective

When I was in school and had a big exam coming up, I would read and study for hours. When I wanted to learn how to garden, I rounded up way too many books...
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Leaning In and Letting Go

This year, my kids had their first snow day where both my husband and I were working from home. Needless to say, I had very low expectations of how the day was going to...
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Lessons Learned During the Pandemic :: Becoming a Runner and Building Resiliency

I've never been an outdoor runner. I've never liked the cold. I also have never lived through a pandemic. Oh, wait... Scratch that. Maybe I should never say never. Turns out, I have become an outdoor...
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Notes to My Family About Post-Pandemic Living

They say it takes 21 days to create a habit. We are now 11 months into the pandemic, and we have definitely formed many new habits! I don't know about you, but my family...
COVID Thanksgiving - Boston Moms

Don’t Mourn COVID Thanksgiving — Own It!

Well, eight months later, we are still living through a pandemic. We are still physically distancing from others (I hope) and still wearing masks (I really hope!). Now, the days are getting shorter, darker, and...
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This. Is. Hard.

This is hard. Coronavirus is hard. Remote school is hard. Teaching remote school is hard. Working from home is hard. Being unemployed is hard. Having no local family is hard. Having local family who you...
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Mommy Needs Her Run

There are few things I can control during this pandemic. And there are few luxuries I am allowing myself. One of these luxuries? My run. I need my run.My run is more than exercise....
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I Don’t Want Life to Go Back to Normal

Every day I hear the question asked. It might be from a friend, or on Facebook, or in the media: "When will life go back to normal?" People are sick of coronavirus. People are sick...
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Warning: Facebook Lives Are Less Real than They Appear

My daughter was doing OK. She loved the increased family time. She loved not being rushed in the morning and instead being able to do her own thing. She loved playing with her sister...
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Gratitude During COVID-19

This. Is. Hard. We are facing a pandemic unlike anything we have ever seen before. We are trying to make sense of this and trying to explain COVID-19 to our kids. You may be feeling...
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Coronavirus Screen Time Roundup :: Making the Most of Your Time at Home

You may be wondering just how much "Peppa Pig" you can take, or maybe you're wondering how you can expand your children's screen repertoire. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to up your children's screen time game during this COVID-19-induced break from school. Here are a few we recommend.