For 16-year-old Jack Jacob and 20-something Emma Hofberg, a common love of writing and art came together when they wrote and published a children's book called "Pillow Fight Night."
Jacob, a New…York City native, wrote the book, while Hofberg, who lives in London, illustrated it. The book's publisher, Stacey Hope of Hope & Plum Publishing, said the book "teaches kids about friendship and forgiveness, about expressing feelings and correcting situations." So, what's the story about? A boy and his pillow — and honestly, we don't want to… >> Read More
When Donna Orender wanted to join the tennis team in high school, there was no option for girls. So she joined the boys on the court.
That was only the beginning of a career in sports that would…make her an All-American point guard on the basketball team at New York’s Queens College, a member of the Women’s Pro Basketball League, vice president of PGA Tour Productions —and ultimately the second president of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Today Orender, a mother of four who lives in Jacksonville, Fla., is founder and… >> Read More
Joyce Azria knows a lot about fashion--and how the way we dress shapes our identities and personalities. Fashion doesn't have to be shallow or superficial, but can be an artistic, outward expression…of how we feel--and Azria encourages that. She grew up in the fashion world, the daughter of Los Angeles-based designer Max Azria. Now, the Orthodox Jewish designer is introducing a new fashion line targeting millennial women. It's called Avec les Filles (that’s French for “with the girls”), which can be found online and in 155 Macy’s stores. This is… >> Read More
Lauren Weinstein is a true gem. She is an artist whose work challenges the status quo--and who portrays motherhood in an honest, real way. Weinstein is also incredibly busy, working hard at her art…and being a mom (which you know, is an impossible task). One of her strips, "Normel Person," has been featured weekly for The Village Voice, she teaches at SVA, and she's written three books, "Girl Stories," "Inside Vineyland," and "Goddess of War." She's also working on her fourth book, because she's badass. I was lucky to be… >> Read More
Today's men and people of all genders are getting creative in the kitchen—it's no longer a "women's thing." So why should the imaginary kitchens that kids love so much be sold in a pink or gendered…package? This month, mom and entrepreneur Shari Raymond launched her brand-new business called Milton and Goose, it's a line of US-manufactured eco-friendly, gender-neutral toy kitchens for kids. Kveller was lucky to get a chance to hear from Raymond about how she went from searching for her ideal play kitchen to inventing it herself, and the… >> Read More