Mar 19 2012
Dr. Spock’s Wife Likes Me
Like many of us (50 million to be precise) I was raised on Dr. Spock. In my house he had a God-like status on the bookshelf in the hallway.
Feb 21 2012
Why Do Girls Have to Buy Pink Stuff?
We spend a lot of time here at Kveller talking about our kids. We think it’s also a good idea to occasionally (occasionally!) listen to what the little ones have to say. And basically, this girl sums a lot of … Continue reading
Feb 17 2012
Hello Kitty and Dora in Bed
This is why it’s wonderful to have so many unemployed art school grads working as babysitters.
Feb 16 2012
Let’s Play the Last Name Mashup Game
If you combined names with your spouse, what would you become?
Feb 7 2012
When a Child’s Illness “Goes Viral”
Our friends over at the Forward wrote a fascinating and moving piece about little Ayelet Galena. Her parents chronicled her sickness and eventual death on a blog that brought thousands of strangers into their family’s life and struggle. One bioethicist … Continue reading
Jan 31 2012
Where Have all the Good Jewish Books for Kids Gone?
Let’s hold Jewish children’s books to the same high standards as the rest of the books on our kids’ shelves.
Jan 23 2012
It occurred to me this weekend that I ask my toddler a lot of questions.
Oct 31 2011
Halloween Costumes, Too Cute!
Ok, we know, we know, Halloween isn’t a Jewish holiday. But some of our readers do celebrate this night of sugar and dress up.
Oct 27 2011
Babar And Other Childhood Mistakes
I recently picked up a whole new library for my 2-year-old at a stoop sale (that would be a Brooklyn version of a garage sale). I didn’t pay much attention to the titles, but gathered as much 25-cent loot as … Continue reading
Oct 25 2011
Kveller in the Holy Land
I’m sure you were all waiting with bated breath, but I’m happy to announce that I’m back. What, you didn’t realize that I was gone? I, the faithful editor of Kveller, took the show on the road for a few … Continue reading