Clipped: A mom invents a way to hold her life togeth­er just as the world falls apart

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September 1, 2021

Clipped is a quirky mem­oir about a Jew­ish (new) moth­er whose des­per­a­tion to get her baby to sleep cat­a­pult­ed her into becom­ing an inven­tor and busi­ness own­er — just before the world fell apart in 2008. Hav­ing been raised with the Jew­ish val­ue of tik­vah, hope, Ali­tows­ki knew that impos­si­ble odds were noth­ing new and she had what it took to push past every obsta­cle. Alitowski’s jour­ney includ­ed the help of inter­est­ing char­ac­ters along the way, like the Ortho­dox Jew­ish importers who con­nect­ed her to a Chi­nese fac­to­ry. As a full-time moth­er and entre­pre­neur, Ali­tows­ki rolled out blanky­clip® to retail­ers across the coun­try, includ­ing the Buy­Buy­Ba­by nation­al chain. LA Par­ent Expect­ing and Kids Today made blanky­clip a Top Pick’’. All that fab­u­lous glo­ry aside, Adri­enne also learned what it’s like to fly halfway around the
world to a Chi­nese fac­to­ry and to be preg­nant, throw­ing up on the street before an investor meet­ing. She stuck to her vision and found gold in the muck. Ali­tows­ki has inscribed all her deeds in a book filled with humor and humility.

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