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News Roundup: No More Diapers, a Sex Guide for Ultra-Orthodox Jews

All the parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week.



– It’s no news to anyone who follows Mayim Bialik’s writing on Kveller, but eliminiation communication–in which a baby is raised virtually diaper-free–is taking over in the hipper parts of New York City. (NYT)

– A new voice in the “having it all” working women debate tells us “Why women should embrace a ‘good enough’ life.” (Washington Post)

– An Orthodox rabbi and Jerusalem-based sex therapist has written first-ever educational guide to sex and sexuality for ultra-Orthodox Jews. The box comes with a sealed envelope containing illustrations of basic sexual positions. (Salon)

– On how it’s condescending and generally not advised to tell a happily childless woman that she’d be a “great mom.” (Atlantic)

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