Margie Bogdanow

Margie Bogdanow is a parent educator, coach, and consultant in the Greater Boston area. She writes at HearHereParent.

At a Good Hour: Awaiting a Grandchild in 2020

Margie Bogdanow
June 18, 2020

And at this moment, in the midst of the pandemic, we are witnessing a time of reckoning for the racial divide that has torn our society apart for so long. What does it mean to bring a baby into a world in desperate need of r’fuah sh’leimah, the full healing of body, heart, and soul?

It's OK to Mourn the Seder That Will Not Be

Margie Bogdanow
March 30, 2020

During this surreal period, many of us are trying hard to keep sadness and anxiety at bay, and that’s important. It's equally important, though, to remain connected to our feelings. Each of us is giving up so many things this year – and for me, the hardest thing to lose is our Passover seder.

Reflections on a Jewish Baby-Naming

Margie Bogdanow
September 4, 2014
What we call ourselves and what others call us often impacts the way we view ourselves and the way we are seen in this world. With that as a belief, what a privilege it was to be involved in a naming ceremony for my granddaughter.