Tag Archives: obligations

The Lavish Pastries

I am a director of a clinical lab at a large hospital. The lab supervisor, who makes much less than I do, has taken to buying expensive refreshments for the staff at monthly lab meetings. The department does not reimburse … Continue reading

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No Obligations

Stop hanging out with people who don’t make you feel good about yourself or your parenting. You’re not obligated to be friends with anyone, even if they’re the parents of your children’s friends. Showing your kids that there’s no place … Continue reading

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The Talmud

“Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it.”

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Parental Bribe

To declutter the kids rooms, consider bribes. Yes, bribes. Remove all toys except a few keepers. Give your child $20 and tell them every toy they retrieve will cost $1

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Financial Task

 Finances are at the forefront. Manage tasks, promises and obligations. Stay in communication to manage the consequences of unforeseen events. You can handle this.

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