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Gaining Control After PPD

We are currently in the midst of the most important holidays on the Jewish Calendar. The high holy days. We just celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, with our family to ring in the year 5779. Today is Yom Kippur, which is the holiest day of the year and it means, “Day of Atonement.” On this […]

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A 20 Second Hug

We are only a few weeks into back to school and I’m already overwhelmed. Work is piling up, my house is a mess, the laundry is overflowing, and my kids’ after school activities and sports have completely taken over the calendar. I feel like I’m barely keeping my head above water, but I’m sure if […]

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More Than a Mommy

I’d like to start by saying that I love being a mother. I always knew I’d like it, once I was out of my partying twenties and actually decided that I wanted to have children. But I had no idea that one day just watching my daughter feed herself dinner would fill me with an […]

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Playing Favorites

As a mom to multiple children, could it be true that I favor one!?  What a shameful thought! Besides it has always been said, “A mother loves all her children equally.” Deep down I know that to be true, but that’s not to say I don’t favor one of my four children at this moment in time. […]

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In Defense of Older Moms

The other day a pregnant friend told me she’d been strong-armed by her ObGyn into submitting to an invasive genetic screening due to her “advanced maternal age.” She’s thirty-six. I’ll leave the rant about being bullied by physicians for another post. This post is about being a woman of so-called advanced age—which, when you’re pregnant, […]

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