How to Really Talk with Your Kids

For starters, do not ask them, “How was your day?”

Thanksgiving Delight

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

Your Child Got Divorced?!

I am astounded by people’s utter lack of sensitivity.

Teaching Children Respect

A practical guide to bringing the value of respect into your home.

Our 60th Wedding Anniversary: The Secret to Making Marriages Last

The foundation of a great marriage is something we’ve learned as kids.

Marriage Back from the Brink

The road to rejuvenating a marriage with author Chana Levitan.

The Irate Customer

A heated argument at my local grocer reminded me how easy it is to completely lose it.

My Husband is Not My Best Friend

Marriage isn’t just friendship; my spouse is literally a part of me.

Our Mother Rachel

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

Stop. It’s a Beautiful World

Appreciating breathtaking beauty does not come easily to me.

4 Simple Phrases to Help Teach Kids to be Respectful

Children get mouthy because they haven’t learned how to handle the overwhelming feelings of anger, disappointment, and frustration.

Taco Night, Pesto with Quinoa and Salmon

Yummy brain food and the best way to use up leftovers.

At Home in Jerusalem PODCAST: Why Do Opposites Attract?

Bestselling author Chana Levitan shares the secrets of exciting marriage.

Don’t Listen to Anna Wintour

Who says we have to accept society’s definition of beauty?

The Antidote to Our Entitled Generation

Sukkot is the holiday Jewish families need.

Kugels and Yom Tov Specialties, Easy to Freeze

Three delicious kugels and the decadent Hungarian Golden Dumpling Coffee Cake that’s worth all the effort.

Into the Desert

Reconciling the spiritual and the physical during the holiday of Sukkot.

Here’s What Counts: A Letter to My Children

Important wisdom I’ve learned in my nearly 40 years of living – more than 14 of them as your mother.

Don’t Let Your Mistakes Define You

Like the professional athlete, you’ve got to get back into the game and play to win.

Menus for Before and After Yom Kippur

Tips and recipes for eating well before and after the fast.

Honey: Interesting Facts

Some fun honey facts to start your new off right.

Interesting Salads, Fish and Meat for Rosh Hashanah

Including pesto pistachio, kasha mushroom and all-in-one simanim salads.

Symbolic Food Recipes for a Sweet New Year

Delicious, healthy recipes for auspicious foods to serve the night of Rosh Hashanah.

Are You a Social Justice Warrior?

It takes a lot more than posting something on Twitter.

Lighter Dishes for Rosh Hashanah

Perfect recipes for a three day Yom Tov.

4 Ways to Help Your Child be More Successful This Year

Focusing on these daily habits will help your child flourish.

A Simple Gourmet Rosh Hashanah

Combining savory and sweet flavors to create out-of-this-world dishes.

My Front Garden Is Not a Garbage Dump!

So why do people have no problem throwing their trash there?

Creative Rosh Hashanah Cuisine

Spice up your new year with these delectable dishes.

PODCAST: How to Give Charity without Writing a Check

How to tap into the power of this transformational time period.

The Day My Son Petted a Dog

I don't have to pass my fears and imperfections on to my children.

The Overprotective Mom in the Park

By turning a simple playground challenge into a traumatic situation requiring medical attention, she was disabling him.

My Amazing Payback for Keeping My Big Mouth Shut

Everyone has one great airline story. Here’s mine.

Chicken Confidential: Great Easy-to-Make Recipes

Including sushi chicken, cashew chicken and beer-battered chicken strips with potato waffles.

How My Parents’ Divorce Impacted My Marriage

My difficult childhood is making my marriage stronger.

In Doggy Heaven: Farewell to My Faithful Friend

At the equivalent of 105 in human years, our dog’s time had come. I miss him.

Facing My Inevitable Death as I Grow Older

This article is invigorating, not depressing!

Cooking with Za’atar

Enjoy this popular Israeli seasoning blend with these creative and simple recipes.

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