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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.

What's for Dinner?
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What's for Dinner?

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Why does such a simple question inspire such dread?

Summer Camp
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Summer Camp

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Yes it's a luxury, but it's worth it.

Confidant
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Confidant

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Unfortunately, a good friend is a rarity.

An Inconvenient Truth
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An Inconvenient Truth

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Lessons from the Gores' divorce.

Insulted
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Insulted

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How to effectively deal with insults.

Motivated to Change
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Motivated to Change

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Two recent books had a profound affect on me.

Eli and His Little White Lie
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Eli and His Little White Lie

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A children's book with a penetrating lesson for us all.

It's Not Fair!
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It's Not Fair!

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Treating kids fairly doesn’t mean treating them the same.

The Gift of Torah
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The Gift of Torah

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Shavuot is all about appreciating.

Giving Advice
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Giving Advice

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You’re only qualified to give advice when you recognize how little you really know.

Those Dirty Socks
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Those Dirty Socks

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Don't over analyze your marriage.

Woody's Non-Jewish Legacy
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Woody's Non-Jewish Legacy

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Guilt and complaining are not Jewish ideas.

Days of Remembrance
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Days of Remembrance

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Some people are in danger of forgetting. Some of us will never forget.

You've Lost Weight!
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You've Lost Weight!

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How to effectively give compliments.

I Don't Know
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I Don't Know

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Want respect? Don't pretend you know everything.

Passover Overreaction
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Passover Overreaction

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If I spend the preparation time yelling at my children, am I really getting rid of the chametz?

Doctors: A Second Opinion
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Doctors: A Second Opinion

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Doctors run a very high risk of becoming indifferent to the pain and humanity of their patients.

Stressed Out
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Stressed Out

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Coming to terms with life's unavoidable stressors.

Share This
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Share This

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What are the most frequently shared New York Times' articles?