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A column by Arlene (Ari) Istar Lev

Aging Gracefully, 2009

| January 1, 2009

“Okay, I’ll just say it: I’m getting old. Now, perhaps that doesn’t surprise you, but it shocks me every day…”

Mother as Juggler, 2008

| January 1, 2008

There is an old Jewish story that goes something like this: Once upon a time there was a man who lived with his wife, seven children, and aging mother-in-law in a small house….

A Time of Reflection, 2008

| March 1, 2007

I am writing this column on a beautiful spring morning in 2007, and thinking about the changes in our LGBT family and parenting communities over the past two decades….