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Mimi Hecht is a stark contrast to the by-the-books, food pureeing, self-sacrificing supermom that many women feel pressured to live up to. Her articles like "The 10 Untruths about Motherhood" and "My Mama Manual" offer women an honest and humorous take on both the joys and hardships in trying to stay sane, stylish and spiritual in Motherland. Through her candor in addressing things like infertility, the high price of groceries or her mind-battle over circumcising her son, Mimi strives to inspire confidence in women and teach new moms to march to the beat of their own drum. To share her thoughts and celebrate all kinds of mothers, she started LadyMama.org, a growing online community of modern-day Jewish women. Mimi is a proud, full-time mom and spends any other time she can researching/writing/editing for LadyMama, Googling recipes (she doesn't own one single cookbook), searching for interesting finds on Craigslist and plotting her way back to buried hobbies like photography, painting and, um, exercising. Mimi is also a "Social Media Maven," hired by people to boost their services and products via Facebook, Twitter and blogging. She lives with her husband Moshe and their son Shney in Brooklyn, where they count their many blessings but dream of greener (and larger) pastures to raise their future family of who-knows-how-many kids.

ARTICLES BY: Mimi Hecht


April 2, 2012 4:58 pm
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Mattel to Make Bald Barbie: Why I’m Not Applauding

Over the decades since Barbie has made her debut, she has taken on many themes to reflect the diversity of her adoring fans...

February 27, 2012 2:31 pm
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Why I Don’t Have A “Hubby”

So, what exactly is a "Hubby?" Is it a shorter husband? A chubbier, plumper husband? Is it an extremely cute husband? Is it a pet named after your...

June 14, 2011 11:14 pm
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My Daycare Journey

So how exactly did I know it was time to send my first child into the world of daycare? How did I realize I was ready...

January 25, 2011 11:08 am
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10 Perpetual States of a Monotonous Mom

Does being a mom ever make you feel like a rat on a wheel? Do all the thoughts and motions that make up your...

January 14, 2011 9:29 pm
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The Sucky Disciplinarian

The first time I told my son "no," even I didn't take myself seriously. I'm pretty sure I even said it with a slight laugh...

May 23, 2010 1:41 pm
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The Jewish Woman’s 10 Commandments

You Are The Master, The One Master, There Shall Be No Other: A legion of rebels will try to test this first commandment, but you...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for ...

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy—French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of Jewish values—returns to New York on January...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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