Months after mailing a generous wedding gift to a friend, a reader worries that it didn't arrive because she never received a thank you. Is there a way to ask without seeming to chastise the couple for not sending a formal card?
Why do couples with kids seem to purposefully relegate themselves to being hermits rather than trading off who stays home so that at least one of them can still spend time with their non-parent friends?
Kids at this writer's synagogue not only take food from the kiddush table during services, but also stick their hands in everything so that no one else wants to eat the food later. Can members do or say anything to their parents to stop this?
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