I'm learning right now that with a toddler, steps towards independence often result in a backswing of clinginess, both for me and for him. I had perhaps naively thought that the demands on me would…be less now that I'm not nursing around the clock, but in many ways, they have increased: there's a person in my life who really needs my help becoming a person, and he's less interested in kicking his little legs and staring at the ceiling and more interesting in knowing: What is dat? What is… >> Read More
Wait, Passover is on Monday? Really? If you're like us, you are always a little bit behind on holiday planning, especially with kids to watch and work to do.
Fortunately, Kveller is here to help.…Check out our free e-book, "Easy Passover With Kids," downloadable right now with just a few clicks, and find some tips for activities and recipes that will make the holiday a kid-friendly joy. From seder must-haves to matzah crafts to recipes kids will actually eat, this guide will get your family up-to-speed on everything you need to… >> Read More
We're really feeling HBO's mom drama "Big Little Lies" here at Kveller HQ. We can't get enough, in fact. We've written about its portrayal of the mom dynamic and the way the show has been been…received by critics, and we've read tons of pieces about it around the web—including examinations of the role of therapy in the show, its music, and playground bullying mirroring domestic violence. We can't wait to watch the final episode on Sunday night, and hope you'll join us. Before and after the episode airs, we'll be tweeting with… >> Read More
Over the past few months, we’ve gotten asked this question every few days: Hey! Why is Kveller so political all of a sudden?
So, we wanted to take a minute and answer you. We’re living in a…very political moment. And at Kveller, which is mostly powered by brilliant freelancers, our content is largely determined by what our readers, who are also our writers, feel moved by and compelled to say. So yes, at this particular point in time, many of our authors who typically write about bedtime routines have been sending… >> Read More