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Apr 12 2013

Hits of the Week from Kveller: April 8 – 13

By at 4:20 pm

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

kveller hits of the week 4/12/13

– The Slide: A Cautionary Tale. Alexis had heard that it can be dangerous to ride down a slide with your toddler in your lap, but it wasn’t until her own daughter fractured her tibia that she realized the experts were right.

– Hebrew School is Awesome, Really. Many parents feel traumatized from their own Hebrew School experiences and don’t bother sending their own kids now. But this Hebrew School teacher would like to remind you that it can really be a great thing.

– Why I Wouldn’t Let My Son be Labeled Special Needs. Alina’s son was diagnosed with an Auditory Processing Disorder and was encouraged to sign him up for special benefits at school, like extra time for taking standardized tests. She refused, and explains why.

You Can’t Shame a Woman into Breastfeeding. When a woman is truly struggling with breastfeeding, rattling off facts, statistics, and common tropes like “breast is best” won’t help. We need to look women in the eyes and tell them that they are good mothers.


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About Mayim

Mayim Bialik is the grandchild of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the mother of two young boys. She is best known for her lead role in the 1990s NBC sitcom Blossom, as well as her current role as Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS' The Big Bang Theory.

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