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Girl Talk
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Girl Talk

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Is complimenting a girl on her looks so bad?

Summer Is Here
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Summer Is Here

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It’s been all of three days and I’m pulling my hair out!

Baseball and Blackberry
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Baseball and Blackberry

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Are you addicted?

Me, a Crook?
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Me, a Crook?

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A librarian had the chutzpah to insinuate I'm a thief.

Waiting for Passion
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Waiting for Passion

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There are so many good causes. Pick one and throw yourself into it.

My Shavuot Preparation
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My Shavuot Preparation

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Appreciating the gift of Torah.

Guinea Pig Kids
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Guinea Pig Kids

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The gender-less baby: There’s a bit of Kathy Witterick and David Stocker in all of us.

Waiting in Line
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Waiting in Line

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I can't let everyone go ahead of me. What's a religious Jewish woman to do?

The Manicure
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The Manicure

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

Happiness Is Not the Goal
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Happiness Is Not the Goal

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The secret to happiness is to not focus on it.

Marriage After Children
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Marriage After Children

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

Preventing Resentment in Marriage
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Preventing Resentment in Marriage

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

Missing the Main Event
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Missing the Main Event

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

Beneath the Betrayal
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Beneath the Betrayal

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Looking for meaning in all the wrong places.

Dressing Our Girls
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Dressing Our Girls

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

Foodies
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Foodies

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Are you living to eat or eating to live?

What Is Bullying?
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What Is Bullying?

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

Bullying: Some Perspective Please
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Bullying: Some Perspective Please

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

The Business of Marriage
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The Business of Marriage

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Applying effective business principles to marriage.

Call Me Mrs. Braverman Revisited
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Call Me Mrs. Braverman Revisited

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

Telling Lies
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Telling Lies

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When is it appropriate to shade the truth?

I'll Love You If…
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I'll Love You If…

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Great marriages are based on unconditional commitment.

Turn Off the TV and Leave them Alone
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Turn Off the TV and Leave them Alone

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

Creativity & Kids
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Creativity & Kids

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Do standardized tests and structure thwart creativity and talent?

Reality of Abortion
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Reality of Abortion

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It’s unbearable to see some parents anxiously straining to hear a heartbeat, while others seek to still that beat forever.

Kissinger and Words
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Kissinger and Words

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Will your words come back to haunt you?

Learning from the Holocaust
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Learning from the Holocaust

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Survivors put my petty selfishness and complaints to shame.

Accepting Compliments
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Accepting Compliments

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It’s important to know how to give. It’s just as important to know how to receive.

My Most Important List
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My Most Important List

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A surprising and humbling lesson from a gourmet food magazine.

Saying No
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Saying No

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What to do when the person won't take no as the answer.

In An Instant
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In An Instant

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That's how long it can take for our lives to be dramatically changed.

Parent-Teacher Combat
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Parent-Teacher Combat

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It wasn't only my daughter who was being called to the mat.

Amazing Creatures
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Amazing Creatures

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All too often we ignore God's most awe-inspiring creation – other human beings.

Whining
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Whining

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Stop complaining and do something productive instead.

Vitamin for Marriage
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Vitamin for Marriage

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Do this once a day to strengthen your marriage.

Football Frenzy
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Football Frenzy

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Why was I fighting back the tears at a recent Patriots game?

James Marsden's Marriage Advice
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James Marsden's Marriage Advice

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What's the definition of real romance?

Dreading Parent-Teacher Conferences
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Dreading Parent-Teacher Conferences

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How to make the encounters positive and productive.

After the High
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After the High

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Infusing our day-to-day life with the intensity of the High Holidays.

Our Shiva Experience
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Our Shiva Experience

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Sharing our friend's pain is more important than sharing their joy.

Back to School Challenges
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Back to School Challenges

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It's not only the kids who have a hard time. Anyone who carpools will totally relate.

Each Day a Masterpiece
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Each Day a Masterpiece

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This Yom Kippur I'll be thinking about living every moment to its fullest.

Acceptance
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Acceptance

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The healthy response to all of life’s challenges, including Rosh Hashana.

The Marriage Quiz
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The Marriage Quiz

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Answering the following questions is a great place to start preparing for the High Holidays.

Why Have Children?
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Why Have Children?

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Is being a parent more difficult and less rewarding than expected?

The Makeup Wars
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The Makeup Wars

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Adolescence is really about conformity, not rebellion.

Widows and Orphans
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Widows and Orphans

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Their pain is very great and it’s too easy to forget about them.

Courting Danger
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Courting Danger

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What is the appeal of risking your life to climb a mountain?

The Soul of Marriage
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The Soul of Marriage

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What can I do today to give my spouse pleasure?

Caught on Camera
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Caught on Camera

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Everything you say is being recorded.