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About: Amanda Koppelman-Milstein
Full Name Amanda Koppelman-Milstein
Amanda Koppelman-Milstein
Amanda Koppelman Milstein lives in Washington, DC where she chases after a small baby, cooks amazing things involving chocolate, helps organize independent Jewish communities, and writes.

Posts by Amanda Koppelman-Milstein:

  • Jul 12 2013
    Buying My Son from a Priest for a Few Silver Coins

    I knew my life had gotten strange when I found myself standing in my in-laws’ living room, having recently purchased my son from a priest, as my husband threw chocolate silver coins down my hooter hider while I breastfed my … Continue reading


  • Jun 13 2013
    When Will This Spit Up Madness End?

    I went to my first postnatal checkup wearing maternity pants that I didn’t realize were covered in spit up. “Next time I see you, I will be sure to make sure that this doesn’t happen,” I said to the midwife. Seven months … Continue reading



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