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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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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