Besides being busy with her new album that is about to be released, Pink is busy being a mom. She's already hard at work on her next album, but in between work, she hangs out with her kids.…Considering her son is only 7 months old, this also means she's been pretty hands on, notably still in the stage of breastfeeding. Yesterday, she posted a photo on Instagram revealing her routine between songs: Getting to know her breast pump really well. She called it her "mom break." And now this #pumpupthejams #mombreak A… >> Read More
In the sport of rowing, the coxswain is an important figure. Rowers face backward to the path of the boat and are required to push their bodies to the limit; the coxswain steers the boat,…orchestrates the bodies, and soothe the rowers’ psyches. The word “coxswain” comes from the Old Norse term sveinn, meaning “servant.” Boat servant or boat mom, had I known about coxswain functions as a rising college freshman I’m quite certain I would not have had interest in anything related to the job. I was ambitious and… >> Read More
I grew up with two refrigerators and three freezers consistently stocked with 27 bars of Philadelphia cream cheese and 10 half gallons of Breyers ice cream.
There were also eight containers of…cottage cheese, a 64-ounce jar of mayonnaise, six jars of pickles, nine salamis (plus the three hanging in the pantry), a sleeve of 96 slices of Kraft Velveeta, assorted bags of Lender’s Bagels, seven varieties of mustard, five boxes of Tastykakes and 14 cans of frozen orange juice. I’m barely exaggerating here. This was for… >> Read More
What's the difference between a Jewish Mother and a Rottweiler?
Eventually the Rottweiler lets go!
Let’s face it, Jewish moms have quite a few stereotypes to live up to, or live…down. Apparently, we’re overprotective, we’re emotional, and we’re affectionate to the point of smothering. These stereotypes have been all over TV and in movies: think “The Big Bang Theory,” “Saturday Night Live,” and “The Goldbergs,” to name a few. But these examples are funny, because they’re all done in a tongue-in-cheek, loving way—and they’re relatable.… >> Read More
Shira Lankin is a photographer and writer whose work explores the lives of Jewish women--oftentimes, women open up to her about their traumas, insecurities, and joys.
Lankin recently founded The…Layers Project, which raises awareness about issues like infertility, chronic illness, and mental health. On the site, Lankin writes that the project is "an opportunity to help other people begin to embrace the nuance and complexity in their lives." Recently, for instance, she focused in on infertility, a project we wrote about here. Besides being a photographer and… >> Read More