The Kid-Dish: SJP gets into the spirit of the wrong holiday

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

Funny man Jack Black dishes to Parade about being a father to Samuel, 4, and Thomas, 2, and is, as expected, funny. And I quote, “My best piece of parenting advice? Never try to make a happy child happier. Just leave it alone. When you try and kick it up to another level with a scoop of ice cream or whatever, it ruins everything.” (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– Reality TV show jumper Bethenny Frankel was spotted with 6-month old daughter Bryn and her husband in LA. A new season of her Bravo television series is getting ready to air, and she promises it will be full of “issues with the in-laws, religion, first year of marriage,” and the classic conundrum that most new parents face… being a contestant on Skating with the Stars. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– BREAKING NEWS: Sarah Jessica Parker and son James were caught fraternizing with a Christmas elf last week. We expected more out of you as a Jewish parent, SJP, especially on this, the festive week of Hanukkah. (Celebrity Baby Scoop)

– In the I-didn’t-know-he-was-Jewish-until-I-looked-it-up news, Michael Douglas took a family trip with Catherine Zeta-Jones and their two children, Carys, 7½, and Dylan, 10, to Epcot Center in Florida, and then to the Harry Potter theme park. Check out the awesome roller coaster shot, and tell me you’re not jealous. (People)

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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