The Manicure

My hands carry the war wounds of serious work in the kitchen. They are a badge of honor.

Appreciating Your Spouse

Why does my husband keep telling me all the things he does for me?

Wedding Shower Recipes

Delectable finger foods for a weight-conscious crowd.

My Difficult Mother

Help! My mother is hyper-critical and chipping away at my sanity!

Happiness Is Not the Goal

The secret to happiness is to not focus on it.

Mother of All Miracles

Sharing my pain and fear was easy. Becoming a mother left me speechless.

Marriage After Children

Two-thirds of couples see the quality of their relationship drop within three years of the birth of a child.

I Too Am Royalty

As a child I longed for the majestic. Watching the royal wedding, I realized I found it.

Preventing Resentment in Marriage

Six strategies on how to deal with the common frustrations in marriage.

Tantalizing Passover Meals

Six awesome recipes to startle your guests this Passover.

Why Did the Fish Have to Die?

Teaching a child to understand God’s grand eternal plan.

Missing the Main Event

Amidst all the Passover cleaning, cooking and shopping, the Seder gets short shrift.

Earning My Freedom

In a world of Facebook and Twitter, is anyone special? Preparing for Passover I discovered an answer.

In-Law Protection

5 ways to prevent your in-laws from ruining your marriage.

Gift of Life

Ezra needs a donor who's a perfect match. You may be his miracle.

Beneath the Betrayal

Looking for meaning in all the wrong places.

Kids and Stress

Stressful times produce stressful kids. How can we empower our children as we empower ourselves?

Passover Tastes for Every Palate

Delicious home recipes to grace your Passover table.

Dressing Our Girls

Jennifer Moses needs to act on her concerns about how society is objectifying girls.

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Sophia's Story

The diagnosis was devastating, but we needed to stop mourning our daughter who was still alive and begin living with SMA.

Nurturing My Special Needs Child

When faced with zero educational options for her autistic son, one mother created her own.

Spice Up Shabbos: Salads!

Great salads from around the world to enhance your Shabbos table.


Are you living to eat or eating to live?

ADHD in Children

Hey, the brakes don’t work!

Stuck in the City

Dear readers, where should we move to?

What Is Bullying?

If every act of cruelty is bullying, then the word loses all meaning.

My Purim Costume Fantasy

This year, finally, my family will join the ranks of those paragons of virtue, those models of creative efficiency: The Ones with the Themes.

Mishloach Manot Madness

English Tea Time and Movie Night theme baskets.

The Marshmallow Test

A child's ability to delay gratification is a key indicator for future success.

A Thai Purim Meal

A pretty healthy and festive Purim menu.


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Bullying: Some Perspective Please

I think the school's zero tolerance towards bullying is going too far.

Mediterranean-Style Dishes

A sumptuous buffet spread with the Mediterranean flair.

Successful Marriage, Successful Parenting

Three reasons why the most important ingredient in successful parenting is a successful marriage.

My Emotionally Abusive Father

Cruelty and abuse, whether physical or emotional, should never be tolerated.

The Business of Marriage

Applying effective business principles to marriage.

Call Me Mrs. Braverman Revisited

Calling someone by their first name is an expression of closeness that I reserve for the relationships that really count.

How to Praise Your Children

Five principles of healthy, esteem-building praise.

Winter Comfort Foods

After a long day at the office or a school, what better way to enjoy your evening then by cozying up with a plate of meatloaf and mashed potatoes?

Telling Lies

When is it appropriate to shade the truth?

To Tell or Not To Tell

Like the embryo itself, we wanted to keep the news wrapped up and protected.

I'll Love You If…

Great marriages are based on unconditional commitment.

Cooking with Mushrooms

Four mouth-watering recipes even your kids will love.

Turn Off the TV and Leave them Alone

Two simple, cost-free suggestions to nurture your kids' creativity.

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