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Jan 8 2013

My Five Bests of 2012: New Baby, Old Car & More

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The internet is alive with posts and lists rounding up last year’s favorites and this year’s resolutions, as well as confessions of how many people have already broken them.

It’s about a week into the new year and it literally just occurred to me that I will have to start writing 2013 on my checks. Then again, I can’t recall the last time I actually used a paper check. I hadn’t even thought about making any resolutions nor reflecting on 2012 yet. Read the rest of this entry →

Dec 31 2012

My Favorite Kveller Posts of 2012

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2012 was another big year for Kveller.

We’re popping out baby Jews all over the place—our editor, Debbie Kolben, welcomed her second child, as did Daniel Septimus (the CEO of Kveller’s parent site, MyJewishLearning), Tamara Hansen Reese, and Amy Deutsch (who then proceeded to lie about it).

Jordana Horn Gordon put us all to shame by having her fourth(!), and Mayim Bialik walked the red carpet as an Emmy nominee. I finally finished school, and Adina Kay-Gross bought a house. Sarah Tuttle-Singer became the Social Media Director over at the Times of Israel, and live-tweeted us through the war in Israel. Read the rest of this entry →

Top 10 Kveller Posts of 2012

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As we say our goodbyes to 2012, Kveller is looking back on our year here on Raising Kvell. We’ve covered quite a lot these past 12 months, and the following posts got you guys clicking the most. Join us as we count down the the top 10 most popular posts of 2012, and be sure to check out Mayim Bialik’s most popular posts over on her blog. Drumroll please…

10. How to Lose the Chip on Your Shoulder During Christmasby Nina Badzin

In an effort to embrace the Christmas season, Nina Badzin broke down the top 10 ways to “hug it out with Christmas already and teach our kids to do the same.” Read the rest of this entry →


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