children-and-family

11 Parenting Podcasts You Need in Your Life

15 hours 30 min ago
By Lior Zaltzman for Kveller 

 

Before I became a parent, I was a podcast addict. I listened to them at every possible moment: on the train to and from work, at work, on my lunch break, while I was taking a shower, walking the dog, when I had insomnia — heck, I was even listening to a podcast when I was trying to give birth.


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Paper Bag Crowns

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:00am
by Barbara Rucci for Artbarblog

This article is featured in Jvillage Network's Purim Guide. For more articles, recipes, crafts, and ideas, visit here. 

 

Whether you're going for Queen Esther or King Ahashverosh, these easy-to-make crowns are sure to be a fun project and fashion statement.


I love the way these crowns turned out. I don’t know what my vision was exactly…probably something more refined – ha! But since this was an open-ended project, I just gave the 4-yr olds their plain crowns and their art supplies and they made each their very own. I don’t think I could have imagined them any more beautiful!

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The 32 Best Baby Halloween (or Purim) Costume Ideas Ever

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:00am
Anjelika Temple for Brit.co

 

This article is featured in Jvillage Network's Purim Guide. For more articles, recipes, crafts, and ideas, visit here. 

 

We’re no strangers to the art of a well-executed Halloween costume. But what happens when you have a new baby and no idea what to dress ’em up as? Pure genius is what. Scroll on for 32 infant costumes that are creative, hilarious, and perfectly made for the little ones in your life.

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Scavenger Hunt

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 12:00am
by Dina Lehrman for aish.com

 

This article is featured in Jvillage Network's Purim Guide. For more articles, recipes, crafts, and ideas, visit here. 

 

A fun way to teach the basics of the Purim Story.


The Purim Scavenger Hunt has been developed for classroom and home use. It’s a fun way to teach the basics of the Purim Story.

The Purim Scavenger Hunt consists of hidden notes -- each of which contains a message that tells a part of the Purim story. It is important that the notes be found in the correct sequence.
 
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My Go To School Lunch Recipes

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 12:00am
Jamie Geller for JoyofKosher

 

Want to spice up your child’s lunchbox with a little love from Israel? Check out these delicious sandwich recipes. They are a cinch to make and the kids will give you two thumbs up!

 

Ultimate Israeli Sandwich
 

and...

Three Cheese Pita Panini


 

New device alerts parents when kids are in danger of drowning

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:00am
by Benyamin Cohen for FromtheGrapevine

Unveiled at CES, the Coral Manta camera keeps a watchful eye at residential swimming pools.

Eyal Golan, an Israeli entrepreneur with three young children, built a swimming pool at his home about five years ago. At the time, he was looking for safety features to give him some peace of mind. "But there was nothing that works like a lifeguard," he said. "Something that always watches the pool and does not depend on the child's behavior – like whether he wears the device or forgot to wear it."

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Did you know that there’s a new Jewish parenting podcast?

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:00am
From Kveller

It’s true: Kveller.com just launched a shiny new podcast, Call Your Mother.


Hosted by all-star writers Jordana Horn and Shannon Sarna, Call Your Mother offers a sharp, sassy take on all the ups and downs of parenting while Jewish. Each episode includes an interview with a notable Jewish mom — including comedian Judy Gold and celebrity chef Einat Admony — who will shed new light on everything from addiction and anti-Semitism to sex and the Supreme Court.

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Parshat Terumah

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 12:00am
By Rafael Kushick from BimBam.com 

 

Make family time fun time by watching Torah parshiot (portion) videos together then discussing them at the dinner table, at bedtime, while driving, or whenever.

 

Even the Torah has something to say about design and architecture.

 

Parshat Terumah asks the question, what would YOU build to house your most precious possessions? Who would you hire as the architect? Furniture designer Rafael Kushick helps us understand the divinely architected blueprints for the holiest – and most confusing – building project ever attempted.

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