Will Your Child Be Ready for Passover?

Posted on March 19th, 2018


You can find this article and videos from BimBam and more great Passover ideas in Jvillage Network's Passover Guide.


Passover (Pesach) begins at sundown on Friday, March 30, 2018, and ends at sundown on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

Watch these fun, BimBam videos and learn what to expect at a Passover Seder, have your child practice the Four Questions, and why this night is different from all other nights.

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I’m a Single Dad: How to Move on After Death - Hear Me Roar Series

Posted on March 12th, 2018


March 21 is National Single Parent Day


Hear Me Roar is a powerful YouTube series about personal journeys of empowerment and self-love. Real people facing their fiercest inner demons with a vulnerability rarely shared with the world. Let yourself journey with them, to emerge stronger together.  

Meet Ari. Life was sweet as a man happily married and father to 3 beautiful young children in Israel. Until one day he found himself a young widower, struggling to be a single dad with kids, moving on after death. How do you become self-empowered when you’re just struggling to make it through the day as a single parent father? How do you come back from the shock and pain of knowing your love has died and will never return?

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Great Books for Purim

Posted on February 26th, 2018
By Kathy Bloomfield for CJP Families with Young Children Initiative in JewishBoston.com


As you decide how you and your family will celebrate Purim this year, here are several books I recommend to bring the spirit of this joyous holiday into your home.

This month we celebrate Purim, one of the most joyful and festive holidays in the Jewish calendar. Children look forward to Purim as a time for wearing costumes, making loud sounds with their Purim noisemakers and eating hamantashen (literally “Haman’s hat”), the delicious three-cornered cookies bursting with tasty fillings. Purim is a time for “feasting and merrymaking, and…an occasion for sending gifts to one another and presents to the poor” (Esther 9:22).

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Want more information on Purim? Check out Jvillage Network's Purim Guide. 

What is Purim?

Posted on February 19th, 2018
From bimbam.com

From the parties to the reading of the Megillah to the piles and piles of Hamentashen, Purim is easily the most fun holiday in the Jewish calendar. This series of videos talks about all of the great traditions, the basics, the story, the graggers (including a video on making your own). Check them out!

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Want more information on Purim? Check out Jvillage Network's Purim Guide. 


Posted on January 29th, 2018
From A Beautiful Mess

Hey, guys! It’s Katie here. I recently made one of my most favorite toys for my kiddos and I just had to share! I have to admit, when this idea popped into my head I may have gotten a little overly excited. You see, one of our very favorite things to do as a family is tend to the garden, but since we live in the Midwest there has been none of that for many months now. Soon the weather will be warm and we will be growing goodies in the garden again, but until then this toy garden box will help tide the girls over. Here’s how to make your own:

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