Paradoxically, our children help connect us to our Jewish roots.
The last few months of my pregnancy, I spent more time agonizing about the bris than about labor itself.
Our most significant achievements are formed somewhere deeply hidden.
How to make the most of the 2011 heat wave without moving from your computer or air conditioner.
We were on opposite poles: her life was drawing to a close and mine was about to begin.
Sharing my pain and fear was easy. Becoming a mother left me speechless.
As a child I longed for the majestic. Watching the royal wedding, I realized I found it.
In a world of Facebook and Twitter, is anyone special? Preparing for Passover I discovered an answer.
Teaching a child to understand God’s grand eternal plan.
The diagnosis was devastating, but we needed to stop mourning our daughter who was still alive and begin living with SMA.
This year, finally, my family will join the ranks of those paragons of virtue, those models of creative efficiency: The Ones with the Themes.
Since the divorce, my ex-husband won't have anything to do with our sons. Is it wrong to hope for a miracle?
We were marrying off our eldest daughter. Why was I feeling so much pain?
In these unstable and scary times, the sukkah gives us a reassuring message.
I was floored. There wasn't one doctor in the whole hospital willing to help us.
I want my friends to know that it’s okay to be different.
Was that my precious child lying motionless in the water?
Sometimes the best parents aren't the one you're born with.
When the doctor delivered the news, we were abashed and afraid. How much time did we have?
The question no one asks: "What was it like to get divorced with two children still in diapers?"
In Egypt, the Jewish people were hanging on by a tiny thread. So was I.
This Purim, grab a piece of God's unconditional love, and dance.
Patrick Henry Hughes can teach us all a lesson about reaching our potential.
Every wrinkle held a story.
Visitors to Israel from the Far East discover a brilliant, new monitoring system: the mezuzah.
Having just turned 43, never married, no kids, I was having a tough time getting up the enthusiasm to pray for these same things once again
Suddenly a single parent, the shofar's long wail echoed the one in my heart.