Miriam's Advice Well

From dating to parenting, Miriam welcomes all questions. Posted every Monday.

Dear Miriam | Passover Perplexes Gluten-free Dieter

I generally follow a gluten-free diet year-round, and my practice is to eat kitniyot on Passover.

Dear Miriam | How Do You Engage a Toddler at Passover?

My 3-year-old doesn't have any memory of last year's Pesach.

Dear Miriam | Presenting a Pre-Passover Plan

Can you help me plan the time between now and Passover so I don't get really stressed out?

Dear Miriam | Seder Size Stirs Strife

How can I discourage some of my extended family members from wanting to join my seder?

Dear Miriam | Helping to Handle a Hamentaschen Headscratcher

My two kids, ages 5 and 10, participated in a very sweet and well-organized virtual hamentaschen baking program.

Dear Miriam | Co-work at Home Arrangement Proves Distracting

I recently got a new work-from-home job, as did an acquaintance of mine.
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Dear Miriam | Christian Blessing Vexes Reader

Now that I'm back to my regular morning commute, I stop at the same coffee shop at the same time every day.

Dear Miriam | Coworker Comment Causes Consternation

I work remotely, and I have met few of my coworkers in person.

Dear Miriam | Valentine’s Day Becomes Unexpected Flashpoint

I'm Jewish and have been dating my non-Jewish boyfriend since August.
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Dear Miriam | Unknown Vaccination Status Makes Shabbat Invite Shaky

I was just invited to a Shabbat dinner where there was no mention of vaccination in the invitation.