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Banji Latkin Ganchrow

Articles by Banji Latkin Ganchrow

Seventeen Years

Seventeen years ago, in addition to weighing enough to qualify for heavy weight boxing status, I became a mom. Two weeks late, 22 hours and

Marriage and the Holidays

I have given much thought to this piece. Some of you might not like it. Some of you might not understand it. But, I felt

Bar Mitzvah

Mazal tov to JLNJ Publisher Moshe and Dena Kinderlehrer on the bar mitzvah of their son Eyal!   Mazal tov to Adam and Renee Becker on the

Study Shmuddy

The Mayo Clinic just came out with a study that drinking more than 4-6 cups of coffee a day could shorten the length of your

When I Grow Up

I went through many phases of “what I wanted to be when I grow up.” Loved dogs, so thought I wanted to be a veterinarian.


I did not go to sleep away camp. Well, truthfully, my parents sent me once. It was the summer after eighth grade, when apparently girls


My son was texting me last night about how he is the only kid in his bunk without a smart phone. My response was that

Everyone’s An Expert

Part of becoming a parent is learning to take advice from other people. It begins with the book What to Expect When Your Expecting (which

Time for Baseball

There are many challenges to being a mom of all boys. Aside from the obvious physical differences, there is an entire world of sports that

Witching Hour

I can’t remember the first time I heard the phrase “witching hour.”  Was it when one of my kids was screaming, the other one was