Fun Baby Gifts Under $50

I’m all about the cute baby gifts. If you’ve checked out my instagram feed over the past couple months, you’ve seen stories and posts with outfits and gifts galore. For many, shopping for a new

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Dockatot Review

When I was expecting baby Mel, I went through the list of baby items that I had or could borrow, and wondered if there were any items that I missed out on with Yiddes, Mel’s

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Books That Changed My Life

My husband is the bookworm in our relationship. I’m pretty sure that his dream house would include a private study whose walls were bookshelves. He has convinced me to join the book craze and I’m

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Don’t Call Me Skinny

The definition of skinny is “very thin” and is synonymous with words like “scrawny,” “gaunt” and “undernourished.” Since when did “very thin” become a socially acceptable description of a person? Moreover, how in the world

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Ethics of Our Bloggers

Back when outdoor marketplaces were the norm, some dishonest business-owners would use weights that were heavier or lighter than they looked to overcharge customers.These business-owners would steal and deceive unknowing consumers. It’s glaringly obvious that

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The Key To A Better Decree

The High Holidays are imminent, and I can’t help but think about what has happened to me over this year. It’s crazy to think that all of what I have experienced since last Rosh Hashana

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The Nine Days

The 9 days are upon us. To some, the 9 days are a series of days that frighten us and keep us playing it safe. To some, the 9 days are a time when we

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The Power of A Picture

“What’s her name?” “Yiddes” “Oh, you mean Yehudis?” “No, I mean Yiddes. It’s like ‘Yiddish’ without the ‘h’.” When I was pregnant, I was convinced I was naming my daughter Batsheva, after Rebbitzen Kanievsky A”H.

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Weight a Minute

The following piece was written in January of 2016, just a few days after I had been released from the hospital. I had undergone emergency surgery on my small intestine. I had not eaten for

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Not a Fashion Blog

Let’s just make one thing clear; I am not a fashion blogger. The last fashion magazine I skimmed was Teen Vogue. I was 16 and quite disturbed by what I was seeing. Avante Garde looked

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