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Mar 7 2014

Kveller Hits of the Week: March 2-7

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-Mayim Bialik: Despite Findings of the Latest Study, Breast is Still Best. Predictably, there was a huge response to Mayim’s rebuttal to Jordana’s post about the latest breastfeeding sibling study, which suggests that breastfeeding benefits were overstated.

-Every Time My Son Eats a Cheeseburger at Daycare, It Makes My Mother Cringe. This piece about the reifications of keeping kosher in the home touched a nerve in readers. What do you do when your child’s daycare serves cheeseburgers for lunch?

-Minimalist Parenting: Another Trend I Don’t Have the Time For. Many readers chimed about this frugal parenting fad. According to Elissa Strauss, even scouring free stuff comes with a price.

-How Can I Comfort My Friend Struggling with Infertility? This thoughtful piece by Rachel Minkowsky about trying to relate to her close friend who is struggling to conceive generated a lot of discussion on Facebook and the Raising Kvell blog.

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Feb 28 2014

Kveller Hits of the Week: Feb 24-28

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-Dear Media People: Quit Using the Word “Adoption”. There was a huge response to Amanda’s plea to the media to stop differentiating between biological and adopted children, with many adoptees, adoptive parents and advocates weighing in. “Parenting is parenting,” she writes. Amen to that.

-Mayim Bialik: What I Told My Inner Child Before Going on The Howard Stern Show. In case you missed it, Mayim killed it on the Howard Stern show this week–and lived to tell about it! Here’s what she had to tell herself before going on the show.

-Facebook “Likes” Are Great, But How Can We Help Children like Colin Make Friends? Many readers connected with this piece about Colin, a boy with special needs, who struggled to make friends in school and then unknowingly became a Facebook sensation.

-When I Finally Developed My Daughter’s Camera, Her Photos Took My Breath Away. This lovely essay by Sarah Wildman about seeing the world through her daughter’s eyes is a must-read. And all it took was a simple USB cable.

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Oct 18 2013

Hits of the Week: October 14-October 18

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This week’s most popular posts, in case you missed them.

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- Why I Let My Kids See Me Naked. Sarah Tuttle-Singer thinks its important to show your kids your body (imperfections and all) when they’re young in order to kick start their minds with healthy body image as they grow older in our skinny-fixated world.

Mayim, The Ex, & the Kids Do Disneyland. Mayim, the ex-husband, her boys, and the mother-in-law all united for a trip to Disneyland this past week. She ended the fun and hectic occasion with a nice glass of wine, Mayim style.

- Three Things NOT to Say to Someone Going Through a Divorce. Pia Kutten lays out the etiquette to follow when trying to console someone going through a divorce. For starters, DO NOT tell them how sorry you are.

- What Nesting Looks Like..For the Fifth Child. Jordana Horn is preparing for her fifth baby, so by now she is a nesting pro. She explains what it’s like to nest this time around, and how she’s enjoying the last few days with her four children.

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