Tag Archives: Hipstermom Confessions

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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Conformity or Nonconformist?

Tweet Eleven months ago, as I walked Baby J. into her new gan for her first day, nerves rippled in my stomach. My baby was growing up, and was ready to move into a full time day care environment, even … Continue reading

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The Giant Shove

Tweet This past Shabbos, my in-laws co-sponsored a Kiddush in their Shul in honor of my niece’s Bat-Mitzvah and for Baby S.’s birth. The Kiddush was a long time coming and, while I had delayed it as much as possible, … Continue reading

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The Pepper Pot

Tweet DH’s brother and sister-in-law bought us, as a wedding present, beautiful silver salt and pepper cellars from Hazorfim. They’re horribly tarnished, the glass insert for the salt pot is chipped and I’m pretty sure Baby J. threw out the … Continue reading

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Choking Baby; Terrible Mother

Tweet When Baby J. was about eight months old, she choked on a banana. We were spending the morning at the play area of Yankuta and she was hungry, so I took her to one of the tables and peeled … Continue reading

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So What Will I Eat Then, Dear Liza?

Tweet I believe in breastfeeding. I think it’s a wonderful thing for both Mommy and baby, and when Baby J. was born it took us 8 weeks of sore nipples, thrush, painful latching, pumping bottles, and multiple threats of quitting … Continue reading

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Ode to Matza

Tweet I can’t believe the hardest part of Passover is actually over. The weeks spent preparing for last night and today are behind us, and I can finally take a big sigh of relief and try to get back to … Continue reading

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Living with an Eating Disorder

Tweet Yesterday’s New York Times had a really interesting article in its Health section called In Orthodox Jewish Enclaves, an Alarm Sounds Over Eating Disorders. The article, exposing the prevalence of eating disorders in the Orthodox Jewish community wasn’t particularly … Continue reading

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Four Candles for Shabbat

Tweet My Mother-in-Law stared at me in absolute horror as I held a pair of Oxo Kitchen Shears close to my 7 day old daughter’s wrists. We were getting ready to bathe her and it was time to cut off … Continue reading

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Parent Teacher Conference

Tweet I did not publish the last blog post I wrote. I couldn’t bring myself to finish it, having written it through tears on Saturday night, as news of the brutal slaying of the Fogel family filtered through the media. … Continue reading

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