Don’t Let Your Mistakes Define You

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

Are You a Social Justice Warrior?

It takes a lot more than posting something on Twitter.

My Front Garden Is Not a Garbage Dump!

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

Waking Up for Rosh Hashanah

Don’t live your life by rote.

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.

Facing My Inevitable Death as I Grow Older

This article is invigorating, not depressing!

It Never Rains in California in the Summer

And then suddenly, one day, it did.

You Cannot Be Anything You Want

We all have limitations. Deal with it.

Sometimes It Really Is Just a Phase

Don’t make a bad mood more than it is.

Sharing Your Spouse’s Interests (Even When You Really Don’t)

If it’s important to him, I try to make it important to me.

No One’s Perfect

I’ve been too judgmental lately.

Trump and Other Topics I Refuse to Talk About

We are given only a certain number of words to use in our lifetime. Don’t waste them.

Why the Messiah Must be on His Way

My unforgettable encounter with unadulterated innocence, sincerity and truth.

Hostile Words

My neighbor accused me of being a thief.

Don’t Say It’s Too Late

Who said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?

Feeling the Awe on Shavuot

Start by taking a walk with a two-year-old.

This Isn’t the Life I Ordered

You may be right. But it’s the one you’ve got and it’s your job to make the best of it.

Yelling at Joe Biden’s Teacher

His mother showed him that she has his back, but was that enough?

Groundhog Day Revisited

Why do I find every morning, afternoon and evening to be the same?

Breaking Routine

Multi-tasking may be touted as a female trait but it seems to have missed me!

The Line Outside My Bedroom Door

If only I had an ensuite bathroom!

Ladies, Don’t Lose Sight of the Essence of Passover

I’d rather organize my cupboards than look at the ways I still need to grow.

My Goal This Passover Seder

To simply tell our children the incredible story of what God did for us when He took us out of the slavery in Egypt.

Giving and Receiving Compliments

A small idea that could really change the world.

That Jerk is Also Created in the Image of God

“I love humanity; it’s just people I can’t stand.”

Don’t Get Smashed on Purim

Getting rip-roaring drunk misses the whole point of Purim.

Facebook Rats

Stop pressing the lever.

Juicy Piece of Gossip

Applying the 24-hour rule to sharing gossip.

How Can I Give Advice?

With too many variables and unknowns, how do I know what’s right for you, your husband or your child?

Playing the Martyr

I’ve been violating every marriage and parenting principle I know.

Telling Kids What to Do

Are parents afraid to teach their young kids values and proper behavior in a clear, unambiguous manner?

Why Vince Lombardi Was Wrong

Lessons from playing Foosball with my grandson.

Words and Marriage

What you say and how you say it make a huge difference, especially in marriage.

The Best Of

What we can learn from year-end Top 10 lists.

It’s Not about the Donuts

Don’t let the UN vote get you down this Hanukkah.

Shine Your Light

Every person has their unique light to bring forth to the world.

The $1 Million Hollywood Bar Mitzvah

What is driving this kind of insane indulgence?

Lunch at the White House

The intoxicating allure of power.

Speech-less

We seem to be living in a world of increasing indifference and selfishness.

My Big Birthday

Every birthday is an opportunity to reflect and be grateful.

Validated by Facebook

I was shocked to discover how much I care about what people say about me on Facebook.

My Husband's Broken Collarbone

And my lesson in self-centeredness.

Rude or Misunderstood?

The stranger who yelled at my husband and the perils of misjudging others.

Sukkot: Elevating the Physical

How to inject meaning and purpose in your holiday while shopping and cooking.

Mourning in Los Angeles

The death of an 11-year-old boy rocks our community.

Tackling My Anxiety this New Year

This Rosh Hashanah, I’m working on overcoming my worry and genuinely trusting the Almighty.

Show Up and Show You Care

Don’t sell yourself short. Going to that wedding or shiva house does make a real difference.

Spiritual Boot Camp

God, my son’s Israeli commander and preparing for Rosh Hashanah.

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