Author Archives: Lindsey Tjernlund

Lindsey Garelick Tjernlund is a writer, former teacher, and stay at home mom to two adorable little girls. She was born and raised in the Twin Cities suburbs, but has since relocated to the country. For more of her thoughts, stories, and poems about parenting, follow her blog at: countrymousemama.wordpress.com

Thank You Note

Like many moms, Jewish and not, I struggled heavily both emotionally and physically following the birth of my first child. I knew I'd need help the second time around.

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The Baby Name Game

I didn't need a ceremony to introduce my daughter to the Jewish community. Instead, I get to tell the story behind her name to friends and family organically over coffee breaks, play dates, and holiday dinners.

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