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Jenny Hutt

The Scent of a Mommy

Jenny Koppelman Hutt | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Jenny Koppelman Hutt

It's my mom's birthday. She would be 73 years old today had she not died at 65. My mom's birthday is a super hard day because it highlights what should be in stark contrast to what actually is. My mom should be celebrating turning 73.

I Want to Be Wild

Jenny Koppelman Hutt | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Jenny Koppelman Hutt

Grieving while raising kids and catering to a husband and every other obligation sucks. I would argue it makes the process take longer. Then again, I am not sure this process of grieving the loss of a mother ever ends.

The Cindy Crawford Effect aka the Tweet That Launched a Collective Sigh of Gratitude From Women Everywhere

Jenny Koppelman Hutt | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Jenny Koppelman Hutt

A couple of days ago, I felt so relieved. I saw this tweet of an unretouched picture of Cindy Crawford in lingerie. It was as if Cindy Crawford was telling me it's ok to be me. It's ok to have a belly that jiggles. It's ok to have some dimples in places other than my face.

25 Things I Learned From My Mother Bunny Koppelman

Jenny Koppelman Hutt | Posted 09.09.2014 | Women
Jenny Koppelman Hutt

She was so pretty. Six years ago this week my mom died. I'm trying to laugh -- instead of cry (not easy!) because my mom liked when we laughed.

Losing My Mother Defined Me, Unleashed Me and Changed Me

Jenny Koppelman Hutt | Posted 08.20.2014 | Women
Jenny Koppelman Hutt

I feel sad that my mom was part of a generation that felt so ashamed of any odd thoughts or odd behaviors that she couldn't really laugh at what made her unique, fantastic and also impossible.

'Twas the Night Before High School

Jenny Koppelman Hutt | Posted 11.03.2013 | Parents
Jenny Koppelman Hutt

I am starting high school tomorrow! No, I'm not. My son is. And I am emotional and anxious. I think because my starting high school FEELS like yesterday, I am feeling extra attached to my son and projecting. Just a bit.