Miriam's Advice Well

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

Dear Miriam | Shavuot and Teens: What Do You Do?

My teenager wants to stay up all night on Shavuot.

Dear Miriam | Moving Makes for a Difficult Conversation

My family has moved a couple of times in recent years for new job opportunities.
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Dear Miriam | Kiss and Tell and Then What?

I just got a call from my 6-year-old daughter's school about her having kissed a boy on the mouth.

Dear Miriam | Inquisitive Sixth Grader Wants to Read a Grown-up Novel

My sixth grader has taken an interest in the novel I'm reading
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Dear Miriam | New Boyfriend Might Have Shady Past

My friend is dating someone new who I recently met.
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Dear Miriam | Plan Now to Reduce Passover Stress in 2023

I find Passover to be incredibly stressful, and I'm relieved that it's over.

Dear Miriam | Parent Worries About Latter Half of Passover

I don't have the bandwidth for Passover this year.

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?