Monthly Archives: November 2010

Surprise! It’s the Fesitval of Lights!

 Somehow I missed the memo from the tribe that Hanukkah starts tomorrow. That’s right, the Jewish equivalent to Christmas is less than 24 hours away. Six days after Thanksgiving. Really? I just purged my refrigerator of the last of the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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MommyGuilt, Continued

 I took an unconventional path towards motherhood. The stork dropped a sweet 9-year-old girl on my doorstep first. One can never predict their destiny. If you asked me in my 20s if I would fall deeply in love with a … Continue reading

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MommyGuilt

Am I a horrible Mommy if I do a little happy dance in my head when my beloved baby takes a nap? The happy dance doesn’t happen all the time, only sometimes. Just so I can shower, do some laundry, prepare … Continue reading

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Coffee–Stat!

If I could administer an IV of industrial strength coffee, I would. Straight into my vein. No hesitation. But I fear I will still be bone tired. I always wake up to a messy kitchen the day after Thanksgiving. Despite doing repeated … Continue reading

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Talking Turkey

When I was younger, I had Thanksgiving-induced Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. I would check and re-check the bird’s nether regions, terrorized by the fear that I would miss a once vital organ during preparation. I researched countless recipes and painstakingly followed the directions, but … Continue reading

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Up All Night, Sleep All Day

My six month old baby is hosting all night parties, and I am first on his guest list. He truly doesn’t understand Thanksgiving is nothing short of the Superbowl for Mommys who love to cook. If he did, he would … Continue reading

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Nine Months On, Nine Months Off

They say it takes nine months to gain all of your pregnancy weight, and nine months to take it off. That is for most women, not the Gisele Bundchens of the world who strut their post-baby bodies on the cat … Continue reading

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