Category Archives: Jewish

7 Sins I Commit in the Name of Motherhood

I do it all. F*ck yeah, I swear. I tell white lies as needed. I covet Tory Burch handbags. And, in a new devilish development, I am now living in sin with the guy I met through HuffPost. I don’t feel guilty about these infractions. The sins that keep me up at night, the ones I truly want to atone for on Yom Kippur, are those of the mommyhood variety. Continue reading

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Grief

I just survived a one-two-three punch Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas–without my mom. She was my right hand in the kitchen, my gimmel, my Santa Claus. She was my best friend, my mentor, my miracle. She was the curve of my … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, Interrupted

I had to celebrate Mother’s Day early this year. I wish I could say it was solely because my Mom deserves a week of festivities for putting up with my antics for 39 years, but that’s not the case. Cancer–the … Continue reading

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Mommy MC

Are you with me when I say I will do just about anything to keep Alex from falling asleep in the backseat of the car? Today, I rapped both Jay Z and Kanye West’s rhymes in “N*ggas in Paris” like … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat?

‘Tis the Season. Haven’t you heard? I was feeling pretty good about myself at the mall today, starting my search for an insanely cute Halloween costume for Alex 27 days early. In the past, I’ve relied on the holy trinity … Continue reading

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Naptime Frenzy

Am I the only one who feels positively frantic during naptime? I have a 1-2 hour window (depending on the unpredictability of you know who) and 10-12 hours of work. ┬áDo I tackle my dirty kitchen post rockin’ Rosh Hashana … Continue reading

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Any Given Tuesday

I am a little compulsive. Just a little bit…not a lot, like my husband would mouth if he were looking over my shoulder. A wee bit compulsive. Personally, I think it’s kind-of cute. This morning I decided I had to … Continue reading

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Secrets of the Mommy Sisterhood

My son is getting his molars and has a temperature. He’s been screaming all day. I almost amputated the tip of my finger in his stroller, smacked myself in the face with my keychain, tripped over the door, and was … Continue reading

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Bad Time Dumping Syndrome

My son is suffering from a condition I’ve dubbed Bad Time Dumping Syndrome (BTDS). What are the symptoms? Unleashing a fury in his diaper at the most inopportune moment possible: at a store with no bathroom and/or changing table, at … Continue reading

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Mommy Moments

Life is full of beautiful moments. Scoring a pair of designer shoes at half price, losing a pound or two without trying, dishing out a new recipe to rave reviews, finding a good parking space, taking an impromptu road trip … Continue reading

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