Category Archives: HipsterMom Confessions

Mommy, I Look Fat

Tweet I don’t know why this morning’s meltdown took me so completely off guard. But it was upsetting nonetheless. It’s the second time I’m breaking my “don’t write about my kids” rule because this topic is just so important. It’s … Continue reading

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Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah

Tweet Its been almost 10 years to the day since I boarded that airplane on a new adventure in Tel Aviv. But Mom, Dad, this has been a really tough year and I wanna come back to New York. I’ve … Continue reading

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Finding myself again

Tweet Last night, I walked into Bug at the Hadar Mall, in search of a Bat Mitzvah gift and a new pair of headphones for myself. I go through a lot of headphones for work, especially once my kids get a … Continue reading

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Old ladies at the gas station

Tweet This week, my husband and I took our 18 month old son out for breakfast. It was rare for us to spend a quiet morning together, the girls settled at their schools, and my cleaning person busy stripping the … Continue reading

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Why I stopped writing

Tweet If you follow my blog you must realize that I haven’t had an updated blog post in more than a year. I know all too well that I took a hiatus from my blog and it’s been a real … Continue reading

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How Pinterest Killed Purim

Tweet Pinterest has killed Purim. Or, at the very least, it has killed the Purim of my youth.  Today, Purim has become a holiday of coordinating family costumes and themed Mishloach Manot. The Seuda requires a color scheme, funky centerpieces, … Continue reading

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What’s your Mommy style?

Tweet I have a confession: I’m a closet Mishpacha reader. For those unfamiliar with Mishpacha magazine, it’s a Jewish magazine for the family (mishpacha literally means family). Each week, a shrink wrapped package arrives at our door (thanks to my … Continue reading

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Are you my baby?

Tweet In Central, I had a wonderful Biology teacher named Mrs. Fried. She was enthusiastic and animated, encouraging and fair. Truth be told, science was never my strongest subject, and I’m pretty sure I got a 75 on my biology … Continue reading

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What’s in your medicine cabinet?

Tweet I’ve been thinking a lot lately about clutter. And, more specifically, how I really want to just declutter and simplify my life. I look around at our apartment and it’s clean, but cluttered. Stacks of papers, children’s drawings, letters, … Continue reading

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Summertime challenges with hair covering

Tweet I’ve been covering my hair for almost 6 years.  Truth be told, it was a bit of a struggle getting started since my husband wasn’t really on board with the whole concept of covering hair after marriage. So, I … Continue reading

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