Face it: Your child is not perfect. So try to appreciate their challenges and enjoy their strengths.
Isn't there some way we can imbue our children with a neatness gene?
Relating to God can't be reduced to magical formulas or good luck charms.
Children are as varied as we are. Appreciating their uniqueness will add immeasurably to your pleasure -- and sanity.
Why would anyone assume the specific work of a home and a marriage should all fall on only one spouse?
There are many benefits to taking the male-female dynamic out of the education equation.
Why do so many people dislike the wealthy and secretly desire their downfall?
Mature, childish. Detached, clingy. Selfish, caring. Respect us, scorn us. Stop the insanity! Some practical tips on raising teenagers.
Nicks and cracks on our souls are ultimately more expensive that those on our Mikasa dishes, but unlike our plates, these holes can be filled.
"How are you?" "I'll give you a call!" and other words we use to create the illusion of caring.
Sometimes the biggest spiritual challenge in preparing for a Yom Tov occurs at the supermarket.
Why do people continue to cohabit before marriage in the face of such daunting odds and dire predictions?
Getting out of the "All-I-need-is" syndrome and embracing the moment.
While our spouses may love us, warts and all, it's certainly not because of the warts!
There is very little in anyone's life today that teaches respect for authority.
Get out of the house and rediscover the joy and wonder you have for each other.
In order to judge favorably, consider the potential inaccuracy of the information itself.
If you're going to take a stand, you must be prepared to put your money where your mouth is.
Forget the Brady Bunch. Here are six tools for coping with some of the unique challenges step-families present.
Can you be both proud to be an American and proud to be a Jew? I am.
When you hand over the screaming baby, at least try to smile.
If husbands aren't really the primary cause of housewives' dissatisfaction, what is?
Why do the worlds of bright, educated, talented women narrow so dramatically when they give birth?
After September 11th, I decided to become an American citizen. Here's why.
God didn't forget about you. If you were meant to have that home, spouse, career -- you'd have it.
In order to understand who we are, our children need an authentic exploration of our past, including the Holocaust.
I thought I was immune. What happens when a happily married woman hits a mid-life crisis?
Do you arrive at Rosh Hashanah stunned to discover that you're making the same resolutions as the year before? Here's how to break the pattern.
Giving brings meaning and love into our lives, and now we find out there's an additional bonus -- we live longer as well.
There is an ancient Jewish solution that helps battle the stress in our lives, but it's not easy.
By way of feminism, socialism and idealism, a small Jewish spark turns into a passionate flame.
Brief moments can be excruciatingly slow when projected on a movie screen.
We wouldn't advocate random acts of spending. So why treat kindness any less seriously?
Jewish women can turn to the life of Miriam, the sister of Moses, as a model of hope in the most dire of circumstances.
Events in the Jewish world can sometimes only be explained while standing on your head.
True success in business -- and in life -- comes when it's not about you.
In an age of electronic information, a person's reputation can be destroyed with the press of a button.