Baby Brackets

Who cares about March Madness when there are Apgar tests, violin lessons, and a million other things for a Jewish parent to be anxious about? Here’s a bracket for parental anxiety.

Fun Factor

Natalie Portman, the Harvard-educated, politically active, award-nominated actress, is a great example of why kids should stop trying so hard and start having fun

Medium Well

Saying goodbye to Medium, the surprisingly Jewish television show that perfectly captured the realities of parenting, the depths of grief, and the joys of everyday life

Looking Ahead

The secular new year forces us to look forward, and tradition requires we make resolutions.

Restoring Parenting Sanity

While Colbert and Stewart face off in D.C., parents, too, hover between sanity and fear

The Grave Outdoors

To the neurotic urban parent, Sukkot might as well be called Booths of Death

Bully.com

A debate: Is cyberbullying inevitable, or can parents stop the tide?

Against Happiness

A haftorah of joys and tribulations

Never Never Land

I can’t talk to my kids about Israel

Having It Both Ways

When secular and religious worlds collide, which should win?

Notes on Camp

An argument for keeping summertime unplugged

Kids These Days

After a seder circus, wondering if too much emphasis on children is ruining ritual

Going Nuts

Passover is about freedom, so let’s not encourage our kids to be slaves to their allergies

Losing My Religion

How becoming a father drove me away from Judaism—and my daughters into the Episcopal Church

Planet of the Helicopter Parents

Want an epic adventure? Try having kids in New York

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