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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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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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When Push Comes to Shove

Tweet Last week, we invited one of Baby J’s friends from gan over to our house for a playdate on Shabbat afternoon. It was a great idea as the girls play really nicely together, they live close by, and I’m … Continue reading

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No Toys For This Tot

Tweet Hearing a resounding crash that seemed endless and louder than thunder, I leaped out of bed and slammed right into DH who was racing out of the bathroom towards our toddler’s bedroom. My heart was beating a mile a … Continue reading

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Rantings of a Tired Mommy

Tweet Lord, I am tired! This cartoon says it all for me as, lately, I feel like I’m practically sleeping on my feet, two hands hoisting up that big ol’ baby belly. Once again, I am working both Israel and … Continue reading

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The Great Crib Debate

Tweet Last week, I took Baby J. to the Doctors for a well visit. We absolutely love our Dr., who is not a pediatrician but rather a family Dr., and Baby J. is very comfortable with her. For some reason, … Continue reading

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A Toddler’s Trust

Tweet Friday night, we went to my in-laws for Shabbat dinner. It’s not something we frequently do and, typically, I prefer to stay home for Shabbat dinner. I am a big proponent of keeping Baby J. on a strict schedule. … Continue reading

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Under the Weather

Tweet Today is another sick day for Baby J. and I’m absolutely exhausted. Somehow, I remembered my own sick days being much different. That is, until Baby J. asked me for breakfast yesterday morning. Her requests: a slice of cheese, … Continue reading

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