click here to jump to beginning of article list
Join Our Newsletter

Get latest articles and videos with Jewish inspiration and insights​




The Art of Saying Thank You
Mom with a View

The Art of Saying Thank You

by

How to show appreciation.

Opposites Attract
Mom with a View

Opposites Attract

by

This couple has nothing common. What is the secret to their happy marriage?

Why You Have What I Want
Mom with a View

Why You Have What I Want

by

This is the surefire path to misery.

The 9th of Av in Rome
Mom with a View

The 9th of Av in Rome

by

The most powerful Tisha B’Av I have ever experienced.

It’s Not Business as Usual
Mom with a View

It’s Not Business as Usual

by

Do something daily to identify with the pain Israelis are going through.

Are We Desensitized to Joy?
Mom with a View

Are We Desensitized to Joy?

by

Have you ever complained about receiving too many wedding and bar mitzvah invitations?

Road Rage
Mom with a View

Road Rage

by

What did I do to merit such hostility?

An Extraordinary Wedding
Mom with a View

An Extraordinary Wedding

by

Two young adults with Down syndrome got married and we witnessed a miracle.

My One Hour Mini-Vacation
Mom with a View

My One Hour Mini-Vacation

by

All it took was a change in perspective.

Dress Code
Mom with a View

Dress Code

by

Being seen as people, not objects.

Kids & Priorities
Mom with a View

Kids & Priorities

by

How important is that internship in Kenya?

Make Your Bed
Mom with a View

Make Your Bed

by

There’s a good reason the army cares about those hospital corners. Judaism does too.

Helpmate
Mom with a View

Helpmate

by

The story of Ruth is inspirational. The story of Naomi could have been also.

Falling Out of Love
Mom with a View

Falling Out of Love

by

We are not passive victims to life’s circumstances.

You’re Grounded
Mom with a View

You’re Grounded

by

This wasn’t one of our best parenting moments.

Selling Ritalin
Mom with a View

Selling Ritalin

by

Kids are selling their Ritalin to classmates who crave the extra focus to do better on their exams.

Caring about Wrinkles
Mom with a View

Caring about Wrinkles

by

Comparing myself to those who are taller, richer, healthier and who have smoother skin.

Dogs over Motherhood
Mom with a View

Dogs over Motherhood

by

Puppies are a lot easier.

Grocery Shopping as Contact Sport
Mom with a View

Grocery Shopping as Contact Sport

by

Where human behavior is on display – at its best and, more frequently, at its worst.

6 Educational Principles from the Passover Seder
Mom with a View

6 Educational Principles from the Passover Seder

by

Ask questions, tell stories and make learning fun.

Passover’s Freedom
Mom with a View

Passover’s Freedom

by

Getting rid of the leaven inside our hearts.

Dealing with Telemarketers
Mom with a View

Dealing with Telemarketers

by

Take a deep breath….

Israeli Courage
Mom with a View

Israeli Courage

by

An encounter with Jews who put their lives on the line for the Jewish people.

Suckered by Sales
Mom with a View

Suckered by Sales

by

Those ads know exactly how to get me.

Is AIPAC’s Influence in Decline?
Mom with a View

Is AIPAC’s Influence in Decline?

by

If it is, here’s an important Purim silver lining.

Malala and Queen Esther
Mom with a View

Malala and Queen Esther

by

It took a young girl from Pakistan to help me identify the incredible courage women possess today.

Cheating to Win
Mom with a View

Cheating to Win

by

Do our kids realize that losing is not the worst thing to happen? Do we?

Looking Good for Your Husband
Mom with a View

Looking Good for Your Husband

by

It tells him: you’re the most important person in the world to me.

I Will Never Quit
Mom with a View

I Will Never Quit

by

Living with the Navy Seals code.

Five Illusions about Love
Mom with a View

Five Illusions about Love

by

Five myths that hamper our ability to create a thriving, loving marriage.

The Casablanca Perspective
Mom with a View

The Casablanca Perspective

by

Looking at life in the grand scheme of things.

If Only Syndrome
Mom with a View

If Only Syndrome

by

The surefire way to unhappiness.

My Manicurist
Mom with a View

My Manicurist

by

I had no idea the Vietnamese woman doing my nails was a courageous heroine as tough as nails.

My New Floor
Mom with a View

My New Floor

by

My surprising new obsession.

Lessons from Extreme Makeover Weight Loss
Mom with a View

Lessons from Extreme Makeover Weight Loss

by

How would you be different if you had the ultimate coach who believed in you?

Gratitude Leads to Happiness
Mom with a View

Gratitude Leads to Happiness

by

How to bring the gratitude attitude into our homes and daily lives.

The Secret to a Happy Marriage: For Men
Mom with a View

The Secret to a Happy Marriage: For Men

by

She needs to feel that in your eyes, she is in first place. And show it with your actions.

The Secret to a Happy Marriage: For Women
Mom with a View

The Secret to a Happy Marriage: For Women

by

Make your husband your priority.

Let It All Hang Out
Mom with a View

Let It All Hang Out

by

Our home is not Club Med. It is not a place where anything goes.

Insensitive Gaffes
Mom with a View

Insensitive Gaffes

by

You can mean well and still cause a lot of hurt.

Hanukkah is NOT Thanksgiving
Mom with a View

Hanukkah is NOT Thanksgiving

by

Why Hanukkah is the most anti-American holiday of all.

People, Not Objects
Mom with a View

People, Not Objects

by

A valuable lesson from my not-so-nice behavior.

No More Mask
Mom with a View

No More Mask

by

As we get older, with fewer defenses and inhibitions to provide any filters, our real selves poke through.

Find Your Passion, Later
Mom with a View

Find Your Passion, Later

by

Hard work and success lead to passion. Not the other way around.

God’s Most Amazing Creature
Mom with a View

God’s Most Amazing Creature

by

And it doesn’t have four legs.

The Family Dinner
Mom with a View

The Family Dinner

by

Why it needs to be a priority in your home.

Fighting in Front of the Children
Mom with a View

Fighting in Front of the Children

by

Kids need to see some disagreements – and amicable conflict resolution.

Tough Teachers
Mom with a View

Tough Teachers

by

The gift of great expectations.

Embarrassed by Spouse
Mom with a View

Embarrassed by Spouse

by

No matter what, we should always have our spouse’s back.

Living Outside the Comfort Zone
Mom with a View

Living Outside the Comfort Zone

by

Sukkot lifts us above our world of illusions.