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Review by Penned in St. Louis:

The 47-year-old Wildwood woman uses the Yiddish term “mishegas” to refer to “the crazy insanity of raising children.”

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Review by Lauren Madras:

Ellie Grossman collected her parenting columns over the years and compiled them in a frank and honest book on faith and parenting.

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Review by Julie Brown Patton:

In Mishegas of Motherhood, her first book, Grossman tackles how to answer children’s questions about whether there is a God, how chocolate makes every day sweeter and why “Jewish girls don’t camp.”

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Review by Linda Austin:

The book is more than just an amusing take on life and parenting, a la Erma Bombeck, it offers smart advice and an understanding of Jewish culture and traditions – with a good handful of recipes tossed in, too (Jamie’s Cheesy Apricot Koogle sounds delicious).

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Review by Janice Denham:

She started to write columns “in the tradition of Erma Bombeck, with a Jewish twist to them” in 2006. Now her blog is found onJewishinStLouis.org. A featured column, “Why Jewish Girls Don’t Camp,” was chosen as a “webisode” on “In The Motherhood,” an online comedy series, resulting in a pampered trip to Los Angeles to watch the show’s taping.

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