In recent years, I’ve noticed that people have become more sensitive to those who find Mother's Day a struggle. On Facebook, interspersed among the celebratory photos of Mother’s Day brunches and…hand-made kids’ crafts, I’ve seen posts, like this beautiful graphic that was shared thousands of times, acknowledging that the day is excruciating for some, including those who’ve lost mothers, mothers who’ve lost children, as well as those with strained relationships with their mothers and those who’ve coped with infertility. As someone whose mother died nearly… >> Read More
Father's Day is this Sunday. Whether or not you're ready to honor to the dads in your lives — ummm, some of us are slackers when it comes to advance planning — what better excuse is there to…objectify some super hot celebrity Jewish dads? Our list is by no means comprehensive (nor objective — this is entirely the opinions of the Kveller team). Also, after a heated debate, we realized we couldn't rank them because we all disagreed. So, in no particular order, here are 9 seriously hot celebrity Jewish dads. Adam… >> Read More
Fridababy, the company founded by Jewish mom Chelsea Hirschhorn, is most famous for the NoseFrida — the super-popular nasal aspirator that involves parents literally sucking the boogers out of…their baby's nose. It may sound gross, but there are thousands of rave reviews online — and the snot sucker really put Fridababy on the map. But its newest product may be its biggest launch ever: The company is releasing an innovative type of underwear that helps Dads protect their, um, "legacy" from getting hit… >> Read More
There's a bit of an uproar happening over Mark Zuckerberg in San Francisco, but it has nothing to do with Russian ads on Facebook or data breaches.
Rather, nurses are protesting over the name…change at the former San Francisco General Hospital, which was renamed the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center in 2015. The 34-year-old Facebook CEO and his pediatrician wife, Chan, gave $75 million to the hospital. As SFGate reported back then, "hospital officials believe it is the largest single private gift… >> Read More
In the age of "alternative facts" and "fake news," my conversations with my 5-year-old have taken on a whole new cadence.
“I don’t like green beans,” Ravi said.
“That’s asparagus,”…I corrected. “Careful,” Yael, my partner, muttered, warning me under her breath. “Well, we can have different opinions, Tati,” Ravi sharply retorted. I know I’m entering a bit of a minefield so I tread mindfully. “Ravi, do you know what facts are?” I asked. “No.” At least she’s honest. “Facts,” I explained, “are what things… >> Read More