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...

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...

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...

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...

Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

Sometimes instagram can get us down looking at other people’s seemingly-perfect lives, all of the luxury items we can’t afford, vacations we can’t take;...

When Postpartum Depression Comes Early

I’ve wanted to be a mother since I was a little kid. Though I was the youngest of two, it was assumed by many...

Emunah and Anxiety Part II: The How

I am humbled by the amount of feedback my article on emunah and anxiety has received. I am also a bit saddened by the...

Dropping the Digital Facade

On Tuesday Morning, I posted what some may call a rant on my Instagram account: "Time for some real talk.  This picture was taken at 6pm...

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...

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...

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