All the parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week.
– Our favorite potty-mouth Kveller blogger, Sarah Tuttle Singer, bares all for the Jewish Journal about how she dated a real live gangster–we’re talking semi-automatic weapons and all. (Jewish Journal)
– New Yorker writer Janet Malcom’s new book takes a close look at the crazy murder trial of Mazoltuv Borukhova, a 35-year-old doctor indicted in the killing of her husband after he gained custody of their daughter. The couple were both members of the insular Bukharan Jewish community in Queens. (NYT)
– A well-known Baltimore midwife was convicted of two felonies yesterday in Alexandria Circuit Court in connection with a baby’s death in Virginia. Her prosecution has triggered a passionate debate about home births. (Washington Post)