Kveller.com http://www.Kveller.com Visit Kveller.com to learn more about Jewish Parenting. en-us Copyright 2010, Kveller.com meredith@Kveller.com (Meredith Lewis) meredith@Kveller.com (Meredith Lewis) Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:21:44 EDT Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:21:44 EST Jewish Life Atypica CMS (http://cms.atypica.com) Kveller.com http://www.Kveller.com/images/kveller.png http://www.Kveller.com We Finally Have Our Baby But We Lost Our Faith in God http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50864 It finally happened. Six years, 14 IVF cycles, eight pregnancies, and we finally took our little girl home. She's healthy, happy, and growing like a weed. In my wildest dreams (and there was plenty of time to dream!), I never imagined the amount of h... blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:02:44 EST Leora Elman http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50864 My Son's Black/Jewish Hair http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50860 One of my most commented upon Kveller posts came in January of 2012, when I wrote about my daughter’s Black/Jewish hair. In a nutshell, she wanted to wear it long (like Rapunzel!), and I was terrified of the tangles, the snarls, and, most of all, the... blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:34:40 EST Alina Adams http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50860 Actually, Screen Time is Kind of Awesome http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50855 I’ll admit it: I’ve had it with this “no screen time under 2” thing. I have always suspected that this “no television” thing is bogus—and at last, someone is saying so.A guide released last month by the nonprofit group Zero to Three called “Screen Se... blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:34:24 EST Jordana Horn http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50855 In Light of Ferguson, How Do We Talk to Our Kids About Race? http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50868 I’ve been following the Mike Brown case from the beginning. I’m sad for his grieving parents and for the citizens of Ferguson who want justice. I support the sentiments around the currently trending meme “#BlackLivesMatter” but I can’t bring myself t... blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:40:25 EST Jamie Rubin http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50868 That Time Dr. Oz Ambushed Me at the Grocery Store http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50834 So we’ve all been sitting on our couch watching TV, at one time or another, and have seen someone get ambushed at the grocery store. The slender, healthy TV personality (in full make-up) goes through the chips, soda, cookies, and white bread in the s... blog Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:53:26 EST Samantha Taylor http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50834 How Motherhood Broke My Spirit (In a Good Way) http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50830 When I had my first child, I was 35 years old. I had left home for college at 17, over half my life ago. I’d supported myself since college graduation. Granted, my career as a musician and writer was not the typical "adult" path. Still, I certainly f... blog Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:28:44 EST Alicia Jo Rabins http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50830 Apparently You Can Get Laid Off While Pregnant http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50825 I started to get an uneasy feeling at work sometime back in September, when things began changing in my department and I found myself increasingly excluded from meetings, decisions, and major projects. But every time I confided in a family member, fr... blog Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:21 EST Maurie Backman http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50825 Why These Jerusalem Mothers are Fighting for Higher Security in Preschools http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50840  I tend to put things out of my head that create anxiety. Often I feel that if I don’t, paralyzing fear would take hold of me all of the time. Anxiety comes with the territory of being parents. There is a moment--during pregnancy or soon after b... blog Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:56:49 EST Dena Scher http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50840 I Ditched the Dinner, But Not Shabbat http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50813 It’s Friday.This week, I’ve cooked five dinners that included a different lean protein each night, an exciting vegetable and some kind of whole grain. I’ve made five breakfasts that are healthy, protein-filled and free of junk. I’ve packed 10 school ... blog Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:49:53 EST Julie Levine http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=50813 Mayim Bialik Goes on "The View" & Rosie O'Donnell Declares Her Love for Kveller http://www.kveller.com/mayim-bialik/?p=6012 Yesterday was a busy day for Mayim Bialik. First she hit up the ladies on "The View" to talk about landing a role in "Beaches," how to practice attachment parenting once your kids are no longer babies, and the recent "Shamy" developments on "The Big ... blog Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:12:01 EST Kveller http://www.kveller.com/mayim-bialik/?p=6012