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) Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:13:29 EDT Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:13:29 EDT Jewish Life Atypica CMS (http://cms.atypica.com) Kveller.com http://www.Kveller.com/images/kveller.png http://www.Kveller.com Is Your Toddler Obsessed with What's Fair? So Was Moses http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48942 This post is part of our Torah commentary series. This Shabbat we read Parashat Shoftim. To read a summary of the portion and learn more, click here.My kids, like yours, most likely, are obsessed with what’s fair. Sure, this is a classic toddler hang... blog Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:34:13 EDT Adina Kay-Gross http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48942 Am I Pushing My Toddler Too Hard? http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48934 So we've officially failed at potty training, or at least the first round of it. After spending well over a month trying to coax my toddler onto the potty, bribing him with candy, and even going as far as letting him watch me do my own business for m... blog Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:45:46 EDT Maurie Backman http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48934 Ask a Sleep Coach: How Do I Wean My Child Off of Co-Sleeping? http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48937 Dear Batya,??My son is 28 months. My goal is to have him sleep in his own room, in his own lovely bed, to NOT wake up every two hours asking for milk, and to sleep through the night. I have literally been woken up every two hours for the last 28 mont... blog Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:34:12 EDT Batya Sherizen http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48937 I Think It's OK That My Daughter is a Brat http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48929 The other day I was sitting in the dentist office with my daughter. For the first half hour, she looked at books and fiddled around with the spattering of baby toys in the waiting room. And then it began.“I’m bored, Mama!”“It will be our turn soon.”“... blog Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:10:23 EDT Lela Casey http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48929 Mayim Bialik: My Night at the Emmys in Photos http://www.kveller.com/mayim-bialik/?p=5798  8. Here's me in the limo after. Extensions are in my hand, not someone's tiny head. I am wearing my compression glove for my hand. My heels are off; truth be told, I took my heels off in my seat before I made a mad dash out of the theater. I wa... blog Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:07:20 EDT Mayim Bialik http://www.kveller.com/mayim-bialik/?p=5798 Welcome to the Month of Very Loud Noises http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48921 This morning started with a blast. Actually, many blasts. Our shofar has emerged.Today is Rosh Chodesh Elul, the first day of the Hebrew month preceding Rosh Hashanah. There is a minhag (custom) of blowing the shofar every morning during Elul except ... blog Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:42:15 EDT Melissa Nunes-Harwitt http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48921 I Was Juggling Too Much--So the Dog Had to Go http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48916 After nearly a decade of practicing law, I embarked on a journey to become a writer, causing a 180-degree shift in my life. I had to juggle being a mom to two little humans and a canine, a wife, a lawyer, a daughter, a friend, and now, a writer.Havin... blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:24:51 EDT Naomi Elana Zener http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48916 WATCH: In Your 30s You Finally Get It http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48908 "Sisterhood: A Documentary" is a lovely short film about friendship, self-reflection, and what it means to be in your 30s.When she received tenure from her job as a professor, one Pittsburgh woman decided it was time to celebrate her accomplishments ... blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:57:34 EDT Rachel Silberstein http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48908 Standardized Testing Was Brutal, But I Won't Let My Son Opt Out http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48903 As a kid, I used to look forward to standardized testing days. For us, it was the CTBS tests, and it meant a day or two of testing and playing board games and eating snacks with our friends when the testing was over. It was a welcome change to the ro... blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:43:39 EDT Samantha Taylor http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48903 A 12-Year-Old Weighs in on Jewish Camp in the Colorado Rockies http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48894 Kaspar M. Wilder, 12, is a published poet, National Latin Exam Gold Medalist, a mythology buff, and all-around science fiction geek. She was diagnosed with Asperger's, Attention Deficit Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder while in early elemen... blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:25:36 EDT Kaspar Wilder http://www.kveller.com/blog/?p=48894