We seem to be living in a world of increasing indifference and selfishness.
My mother constantly complains and criticizes instead of giving me love.
I was shocked to discover how much I care about what people say about me on Facebook.
My husband wants to plan a big family trip that we can’t afford. He thinks it’s important; I don’t.
The stranger who yelled at my husband and the perils of misjudging others.
How to inject meaning and purpose in your holiday while shopping and cooking.
My husband has been violent with our children. How do I stop his abhorrent behavior?
This Rosh Hashanah, I’m working on overcoming my worry and genuinely trusting the Almighty.
Don’t sell yourself short. Going to that wedding or shiva house does make a real difference.
God, my son’s Israeli commander and preparing for Rosh Hashanah.
Help! We're on different sides and things are starting to get hostile.
If it’s not going to appear on my tombstone, it’s not going to appear on my bucket list.
Taken out for dinner by friends, what would you do if your child ordered a very expensive bottle of wine?
Eating at a restaurant of staying at a hotel does not entitle us to take their bathroom fixtures.
Should I give up on hoping for spontaneous compliments? Is this a man thing?
Holding on to our sense of curiosity and awe, because it opens our minds and links us to the Almighty.
My recent trip to London gave me a glimmer of understanding of what the monarchy means.
My husband and I want to start a family but we both love our intense jobs and neither one of us is ready to give our job.
A recent Shabbos experience in Europe reminded how privileged it is to be a part of the Jewish nation.
It’s hard to imagine that it was once considered undignified to talk about food. Maybe we are missing something.
My husband is very sensitive and gives comfort to others in pain. But he takes things too personally and can fly off the handle.
He is in counseling and working very hard on changing. Am I being a fool to stay and hope that he can change?
Embracing the uncomfortable realization that we are never fully in control.
He is too busy running after his desires to really invest in our marriage.
With all its inherent pain, most couples do not treat divorce cavalierly.
What are we teaching our kids when parents are screaming and cursing during a soccer match?
If we will really invest, we will come to care – about anything.
I want to move but my husband refuses to discuss it. The stress is hurting me.
I don’t long for the days of pogroms and poverty. But I do miss not having all my kids and grandkids living nearby.
My only daughter became religious, met a guy and plans on moving to Israel. I am devastated.
If ever there were a time for zeal and over-preparation, Passover is it.
After 34 years of being happily married, it’s all going to pot. Nothing is making me happy.
There are people in need at every place, at any time, and we can’t ignore them.
Three timely lessons about kindness, taught by Uber drivers (really).
We may not be able to control our instinctive response but we can prevent it from coming to fruition.
Insults, disrespect and bad attitude, these parents are feeling out of their league.
There is a point where we are too busy trying out the Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel hamantashen that we forget the purpose of the holiday.
There is always something or someone over my head.