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Please R.S.V.P.
Mom with a View

Please R.S.V.P.

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The plague of not responding to invitations. It’s more serious than you think.

Polishing Diamonds
Lori Almost Live

Polishing Diamonds

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Bringing out the inner potential within ourselves and our children.

Hanukkah and Hope
Mom with a View

Hanukkah and Hope

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Yes, the world is dark but we have the power to light it up.

Liana's Story
Lori Almost Live

Liana's Story

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A terrible accident in Israel transforms a couple's life.

Gossip & Capitulation
Salomon Says

Gossip & Capitulation

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Two lessons from the Sony debacle.

Enthusiasm in Judaism
Salomon Says

Enthusiasm in Judaism

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How to fight the blahs on Hanukkah.

A Gift Gone Wrong
Mom with a View

A Gift Gone Wrong

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How do you explain this disturbing lack of gratitude?

Why Light the First Night of Hanukkah?
Lori Almost Live

Why Light the First Night of Hanukkah?

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God is waiting for us to take that first step before He brings the miracle.

Technology in the Bedroom
Salomon Says

Technology in the Bedroom

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Help, my spouse is addicted to his smart phone!

Foodie
Mom with a View

Foodie

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When you are living to eat.

Chanukah: Doing the Impossible
Lori Almost Live

Chanukah: Doing the Impossible

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When we invite God in, amazing things can happen.

Kalman Levine: In Memoriam
Mom with a View

Kalman Levine: In Memoriam

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Making the pain personal.

Responding to the Har Nof Massacre
Lori Almost Live

Responding to the Har Nof Massacre

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We may not understand the why, but we do need to know what we are going to do about it.

Online Dating: Beware
Salomon Says

Online Dating: Beware

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Does it really lead to marriage?

Jews and Jewelry
Lori Almost Live

Jews and Jewelry

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A lesson in how to use the physical world.

Where Was God During the Har Nof Massacre?
Salomon Says

Where Was God During the Har Nof Massacre?

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It’s okay to ask this question.

Groggy Morning Emails
Mom with a View

Groggy Morning Emails

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How my day got ruined by one annoying message.

Knowing When a Relationship is Over
Salomon Says

Knowing When a Relationship is Over

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Despite our hopes that this is "the one," we sometimes need to just move on.

Meeting Rachel Fraenkel
Lori Almost Live

Meeting Rachel Fraenkel

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It’s rare to meet a woman of such dignity and faith.

Celebrating Birthdays
Mom with a View

Celebrating Birthdays

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They are a powerful time for reflection.

Making Job Referrals
Lori Almost Live

Making Job Referrals

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How to give people one of the greatest forms of kindness: finding them a job.

My Knee Replacement
Salomon Says

My Knee Replacement

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No one told me it was going to be this painful. They should have.

In the Moment
Mom with a View

In the Moment

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We are too busy posing and snapping to just savor today.

Insidious Ads
Mom with a View

Insidious Ads

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This ad hurts us more than we think.

What is the Opposite of Pain?
Lori Almost Live

What is the Opposite of Pain?

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The answer is not “pleasure.”

Marriage and Mental Illness
Salomon Says

Marriage and Mental Illness

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Are they mutually exclusive?

Countering 4 Top Reasons Not to Move to Israel
Lori Almost Live

Countering 4 Top Reasons Not to Move to Israel

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Taking the mitzvah of living in Israel seriously.

Top 3 Reasons Not to Retire
Salomon Says

Top 3 Reasons Not to Retire

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If possible, avoid it as long as possible.

Parenting’s Dirty Secret
Mom with a View

Parenting’s Dirty Secret

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How to go from hyper-parenting to calm-parenting.

Truth, Justice or Peace
Lori Almost Live

Truth, Justice or Peace

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Which one are you really seeking?

Sears’ Swastika Ring
Salomon Says

Sears’ Swastika Ring

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Is an apology enough?

Derek Jeter is a Mensch
Mom with a View

Derek Jeter is a Mensch

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And why that is big news.

Sukkot Is Here
Salomon Says

Sukkot Is Here

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Just be there and feel God’s presence.

Sukkot: A Time for Celebration
Lori Almost Live

Sukkot: A Time for Celebration

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This year try living in the sukkah and experience God’s loving embrace.

Glory Days
Mom with a View

Glory Days

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Don’t live in the past. The best is yet to come!

Sticking to Your Resolution
Mom with a View

Sticking to Your Resolution

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Just because I did it imperfectly today is not a reason to give up the fight.

Tapping into the Power of Yom Kippur
Lori Almost Live

Tapping into the Power of Yom Kippur

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God is waiting for us with open arms. What are we waiting for?

Picking Up the Garbage
Salomon Says

Picking Up the Garbage

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A paradigm shift for Yom Kippur.

Making Your Plan for This Rosh Hashanah
Lori Almost Live

Making Your Plan for This Rosh Hashanah

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What new mitzvah will you and your family take on this new year?

What’s Hard for You to Do?
Salomon Says

What’s Hard for You to Do?

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A Rosh Hashanah recipe for the soul.

Don’t Dread Rosh Hashanah
Mom with a View

Don’t Dread Rosh Hashanah

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Unencumbered by past mistakes, now is the time to start anew.

Watch What You Say
Salomon Says

Watch What You Say

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Every single word can make a difference.

This Too Is For the Good
Lori Almost Live

This Too Is For the Good

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We can't see the big picture.

Am I a Grinch?
Mom with a View

Am I a Grinch?

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I don’t want to strike up personal conversation with the salesperson.

No Reclining
Salomon Says

No Reclining

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Is legroom on a plane a right?

My Daily 10,000 Steps
Lori Almost Live

My Daily 10,000 Steps

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An easy way to change your life: start walking.

Courtesy No Extra Cost
Mom with a View

Courtesy No Extra Cost

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My negative encounter with an airline agent.

Jewish Birthdays
Lori Almost Live

Jewish Birthdays

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Enter the rhythm of Jewish life through the Jewish calendar.

Ultimate Waze
Salomon Says

Ultimate Waze

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How to know you’re on the best route in life.

Marriage & Mystery
Mom with a View

Marriage & Mystery

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Maintaining a sense of mystery in today’s oversharing world.