The Feminine Light: Chanukah’s Internal Power

It’s the radiance emanating from within the home, not the dazzle from without, that ultimately lights up the darkness.

The Xmas Tree and the Menorah

It’s wonderful that the U.S. is so welcoming but we can never forget the risk of forgetting who we are and what we stand for.

When Your Love for Your Spouse Just Isn’t There

Don’t panic. It’s normal and there is a lot you can do to fix it.

The 30 Minute Screen-Free Hanukkah Challenge

Enhance your family’s Hanukkah and turn off all devices for 30 minutes while your menorah lights burn.

Chanukah: A New Spin on Traditional Recipes

Some favorite traditional and dairy recipes your family will love.

5 Daily Mantras for Kids (and Adults, too!)

Five phrases to help you and your child put things in perspective when the days are feeling especially long.

Home for the Holidays: Dread or Excitement?

It’s never perfect, because how could it be?

It Only Takes a Moment

We can touch another person’s life in just a moment.

Thanksgiving Delight

Autumn foods create a delicious blend of flavors and ambient color.

Healthy Recipes for Thanksgiving

Traditional recipes made easier, more modern and healthier.

The Bossy Child

How to channel their potential to become the leader they’re meant to be.

PODCAST: Marriage: Building a Home and Each Other

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky on shared values, gratitude, and relinquishing control of one’s spouse.

Red Flags in Marriage and What to Do about Them

How to keep your marriage strong and passionate.

You Need a Vacation

How I really recharge my batteries.

Top 10 Parenting Mistakes

Boo-boos, blunders and mess-ups… and how to avoid them.

Just Add Love: Holocaust Survivors Share their Stories and Recipes

For years I watched Eva, an Auschwitz survivor, cooking up feasts from a battered old recipe book. It turned out to be a book with an incredible story.

After My Husband’s Passing: Life as a Challah Recipe

Learning from the salty moments and holding on to the sugary ones as long as I can.

Support for Jews across America

If this stranger believes that we enrich this country, I better get down to work and make sure that her words ring true.

What I Told My Children about the Pittsburgh Massacre

My response is to continue to raise my children to have proud Jewish identities and bring more light into the world.

Peter Weintraub: Quiet Greatness

Peter gave us the gift of his friendship and his loyalty even under the most adverse circumstances.

Homemade School Snacks, Nutritious and Delicious

Fruit and veggie muffins, chewy oat dried fruit bars and more.

Help! My Spouse is So Different than Me

How differences can bring you closer together and not drive you further apart.

Quick Cold-Weather Recipes

Heartwarming dishes to keep your family warm and cozy.

The After School Meltdown

What you need to know to navigate this common tantrum.

PODCAST: Wanting My Child to Treat Me Like a Friend

Rabbi Zev Leff on blurring the line between being an authority figure and peer.

We Have No Idea What Others Are Going Through

I used be very judgmental until an encounter opened my eyes and radically changed my perspective.

Our Mother Rachel

What is so special about Rachel that we commemorate her death more than any of the other matriarchs and patriarchs?

5 Harmful Habits that Impede Children from Creating Healthy Relationships

How parents unknowingly hinder children’s abilities to form strong relationships later in life.

The Third Party

There's no room in a marriage for an additional man or woman.

Indian Cooking, Kosher and Simplified

Savory, rich and delicious recipes your family will love.

PODCAST: Marriage: When Tension Mounts

Dr. Lisa Aiken on putting out marital fires with humor, diplomacy, and love

Kids and Sports: Our New Dysfunction

Based on my experience in the ER, parents have gone from being supportive to being subtly abusive. Why?

PODCAST: When You Suspect Your Child has a Mental illness

Dr. Jacob Freedman’s guide to overcoming the stigma and getting proper treatment.

When Your Defenses are Down

How to be your best self even when your exhausted and tired.

Food, Glorious Food!: Thoughts on Eating 20 Holiday Meals

Food can be misused or abused, but it can also create wonderful family memories and experiences.

PODCAST: Everlasting Secrets to a Successful Marriage

Rosie Einhorn and Sherry Zimmerman’s guide to giving and getting the most from your marriage.

Can a Video Game Ruin a Marriage?

The addictive game Fortnite is being blamed for hundreds of divorces. They have it backwards.

Super Simple and Delicious Recipes for Simchat Torah

Easy to make dishes so you can spend more time with family and friends.

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