The Kid-Dish: Maggie G. Bundled in Brooklyn, Tori S. Troubled in Twitter

All the Jewish celebrity parent gossip you (n)ever wanted to know

Maggie Gyllenhaal (or how I spell it, pre-spell check: Gylelenehaaahl) was seen walking with her 4-year-old daughter, Ramona this weekend. The two were all bundled up for the cold Brooklyn Streets, crushing the hearts of boys and men alike with adorableness. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– Legendary actor James Caan has told People that when his son Scott was a little boy, he would use him to attract beautiful women at parties. At the Playboy Mansion. Where he briefly lived in the 80’s. And it worked. Celebrities, they’re just like us! (BabyRazzi)

– Comedienne Rachel Dratch is “taking a pass” at the holidays this year. It’s Eli Benjamin’s first holiday season, but since “he’s not conscious of the holiday yet,” Dratch figures she can let this one slide. “I should have lit some Hanukkah candles but I haven’t even done that.” Hey, if you’re not plagued with the guilt bug, more power to you. (People)

Tori Spelling tweeted her way through a health scare with 3-year-old Liam last week. From a bad cough to an ER trip to a croup diagnosis, it’s nice to know that no matter what life throws at a busy celebrity mom, Twitter and your hundreds of thousands of anonymous well-wishing followers can save the day. (BabyRazzi)

Molly TolskyMolly Tolsky is the editor of She holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in various literary magazines including Lumina, MAKE, and The Collagist, and her non-fiction has appeared in The Jewish Daily Forward. She isn't a parent, but a very proud aunt. Follow her @mollytolsky.

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