Lots of good parenting reads this month from The New York Times…
“Give Kids Your Undivided Attention — or No Attention At All” by Catherine Newman
“It’s the Time You Spend on an Elementary School That Makes It Special (and Hard to Leave)” by Liisa Ogburn
“Kids and Parents: Happy to Move Up, Sad to Say Goodbye” by KJ Dell’Antonia
“The Battle Over Dress Codes” by Peggy Orenstein
I’m scooping myself! I’m excited about my first article on Kveller-A Jewish Twist on Parenting, I Need For My Kids To Know That There is No Right Way to be Jewish.
Here’s what’s on my “to make” list so far this summer… Banana, Almond & Chocolate Cake and Herb & Pistachio Falafel from Green Kitchen Stories, Spaghetti Squash Shakshuka from Busy in Brooklyn, Food 52’s Roasted Banana Paletas and Strawberry Oat-Cocoa Muffins from Dolly and Oatmeal.
Edible cupcake liners!
“Russ & Rye: [Re]Building the Jewish Bakery Tradition” in Serious Eats
“The New Golden Age of Jewish-American Deli Food” by Julia Moskin in The New York Times
“Chatting with Herring Young Gun Jacob Frommer” by Adam Chanes in The Forward
“The 4 Best Bagels in Oakland” by Hannah Rubin in The Forward
Please watch this!! Maya Angelou in “Be a Rainbow in Someone Else’s Cloud” in Oprah
SUMMER READING SUGGESTIONS
“8 New Israeli Writers You Need To Read Right Now” by Beth Kissileff in The Forward
“Your Summer Reading List” from the TED Blog
“Librarian Nancy Pearl Maps Out A Plan For Your Summer Reading” on NPR
“21 Books You Must Read Before Summer Ends” in Oprah Magazine
BOOK NEWS–“Actress Amanda Peet is Publishing a Children’s Book About Being Jewish” by Stephanie Butnick in Tablet Magazine
Having just finished Americanah, I loved hearing more from Chimamanda Adichie in this inspiring TED talk, “The Danger of a Single Story.”
The Scoop will now be posted twice a month! Read anything great lately? Made anything delicious? Let me know–I’d love to include it in the round-up.
Happy July. XO