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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.

Marjorie Ingall
March 29, 2011

Some of us are getting really bored by all the talk of March Madness, the seemingly interminable college basketball tournament, which, thankfully, ends next week. But what if there was a bracket-to-bracket matchup of something far more engaging, like Jewish parental neuroses and insane overly competitive impulses? It might look something like this (click to enlarge):

Marjorie Ingall is a columnist for Tablet Magazine, and author of Mamaleh Knows Best: What Jewish Mothers Do to Raise Successful, Creative, Empathetic, Independent Children.

Marjorie Ingall is a former columnist for Tablet, the author of Mamaleh Knows Best, and a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review.