All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know.
- If you were wondering what kind of romantic evening Natalie Portman had for Valentine’s day, I couldn’t tell you. But I can tell you she hailed a cab in front of a Starbucks and was looking pretty. (Famecrawler)
- Sending a virtual Mazel Tov to actress Marla Sokoloff, who gave birth to her first child, a girl named Elliotte Anne, last week. Sokoloff is best known for playing Lucy Hatchet on The Practice and (my personal favorite) Stephanie Tanner’s bad-girl best friend Gia on Full House. (People)
- Rachel Zoe is in New York for fashion week, and baby Skyler, as always, is looking ever so fashionable in his standard wool hat and sweater. Zoe talked to the New York Times about how having a child has affected her business, stating: “I’m lucky enough to have my name on the door of my business, so that I can bring Skyler with me everywhere. He’s been to Paris… But, yes, there is a meltdown now and then.” (Celebrity Baby Scoop/NYT)
- Celebrity Valentine’s exposed: Jill Zarin, real housewife of New York and author of the book Secrets of a Jewish Mother explains that marriage is like a book–there are fast chapters and slow chapters. Punky Brewster star Soleil Moon Frye makes Valentine’s Day a family affair with a scavenger hunt for her kids Poet, 3, and Jagger, 6. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)