Jason Menayan is a gay Jewish dad to a toddler daughter. He is the co-creator, with his fiance Aaron, of The Kissing Bandit, a unique children's book and puppet combination that makes affectionate play fun for both parents and their children. Although he has lived abroad in Israel, Poland and the Netherlands, he has called the San Francisco Bay Area home for more than two decades.
Although I'm not a mother nor a daughter myself, I enjoyed Jordana Horn's recent review of “The Jewish Daughter Diaries" in her post, "Do Jewish Moms Smother Their Kids With Too Much Love?" While…some of the book’s authors' have their gripes with overbearing, meddlesome mothers, I'd like to repeat Horn's statement that you can never love a child too much. My mother says I was a very sensitive child. She guesses that it was because I was gay. That might very well be true, but I do know… >> Read More