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Each Day a Masterpiece
Mom with a View

Each Day a Masterpiece

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

Acceptance
Mom with a View

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?
Mom with a View

Why Have Children?

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

The Makeup Wars
Mom with a View

The Makeup Wars

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Adolescence is really about conformity, not rebellion.

Widows and Orphans
Mom with a View

Widows and Orphans

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

Courting Danger
Mom with a View

Courting Danger

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

The Soul of Marriage
Mom with a View

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?
Mom with a View

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
Mom with a View

Motivated to Change

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Two recent books had a profound affect on me.

Eli and His Little White Lie
Mom with a View

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!
Mom with a View

It's Not Fair!

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

The Gift of Torah
Mom with a View

The Gift of Torah

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Shavuot is all about appreciating.

Giving Advice
Mom with a View

Giving Advice

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

Those Dirty Socks
Mom with a View

Those Dirty Socks

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Don't over analyze your marriage.

Woody's Non-Jewish Legacy
Mom with a View

Woody's Non-Jewish Legacy

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Guilt and complaining are not Jewish ideas.

Days of Remembrance
Mom with a View

Days of Remembrance

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

You've Lost Weight!
Mom with a View

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
Mom with a View

Stressed Out

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Coming to terms with life's unavoidable stressors.

Share This
Mom with a View

Share This

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

Purim's Real Joy
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Purim's Real Joy

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Recognizing that everything -- even experiencing the pain of a terrifying illness -- is from the Almighty.

The Parent/School Partnership
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The Parent/School Partnership

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We need to be actively involved in our children’s educational lives.

What Kind of Attention?
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What Kind of Attention?

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Give your children attention for doing the right thing, not for doing the wrong thing.

Teenagers and Clothing
Mom with a View

Teenagers and Clothing

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Teaching your children the fine line between needs and wants.

Restaurant Skirmish
Mom with a View

Restaurant Skirmish

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Sometimes our kindness does more harm than good.

The Boredom Problem
Mom with a View

The Boredom Problem

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Don't feel inadequate for not constantly entertaining your kids.

Dreams of Greatness
Mom with a View

Dreams of Greatness

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The focus on greatness can distract us from the real accomplishments of life.

Making Room for Daddy
Mom with a View

Making Room for Daddy

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Most fathers want to be involved. Don’t sabotage their efforts.

Giving the Right Gift
Mom with a View

Giving the Right Gift

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How to buy the perfect present.

Do I Look Fat?
Mom with a View

Do I Look Fat?

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And other times best not to say exactly what you're thinking.

Chanukah Heroes
Mom with a View

Chanukah Heroes

The courage to fight the goblins of our time.

If You Really Loved Me...
Mom with a View

If You Really Loved Me...

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Don't turn every disagreement into a referendum on the state of your marriage.

When the Teacher Calls
Mom with a View

When the Teacher Calls

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Before making any judgments, hear your kids' side of the story.

Adjusting Marriage
Mom with a View

Adjusting Marriage

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People change, and so do marriages.

Waiter!
Mom with a View

Waiter!

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No matter the job, we all have the opportunity to infuse it with value and dignity.

Constant Contact
Mom with a View

Constant Contact

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Do we really want this?

Drop the Mask
Mom with a View

Drop the Mask

Marriage is built on the courage to be vulnerable.

Extra Sensitive?
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Extra Sensitive?

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What's the matter with kids today?

The Way We Get By
Mom with a View

The Way We Get By

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A wonderful documentary about ordinary, elderly people providing extraordinary support.

Profanity
Mom with a View

Profanity

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When we resort to swearing we diminish ourselves.

Sukkot: Creating Space for God
Mom with a View

Sukkot: Creating Space for God

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Bringing the spiritual into the mundane.

Happy Yom Kippur!
Mom with a View

Happy Yom Kippur!

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Experience the joy of breaking free from the past and starting anew.