Mom with a View
click here to jump to beginning of article list
Join Our Newsletter

Get latest articles and videos with Jewish inspiration and insights​




A Time to Fight

A Time to Fight

by

When intruders enter your home and threaten your family, there's no choice but to fight.

The Fashion Police

The Fashion Police

by

I'm grateful that my girls wear uniforms to school.

The Security Fence

The Security Fence

by

What a difference it has made.

Land of Passion

Land of Passion

by

Life in Israel is like a giant roller coaster ride.

Suddenly Psalms

Suddenly Psalms

by

I never could relate to Psalms, until it got personal.

Giving the Jewish Way

Giving the Jewish Way

by

Righteous people say little and do much. They don't hold press conferences.

The Power of Community

The Power of Community

by

Using social pressure to your advantage.

The Good Enough Parent

The Good Enough Parent

by

Stop trying to be the perfect parent.

The Time of Our Joy

The Time of Our Joy

by

Sukkot reminds us what is truly important.

Yom Kippur: Our Second Chance

Yom Kippur: Our Second Chance

by

Change is possible.

The Still Small Voice

The Still Small Voice

by

When the shofar blows, what will you focus on?

The Diminishing Power of Expectations

The Diminishing Power of Expectations

by

Building a mature relationship with God.

Giving Leads to Caring

Giving Leads to Caring

by

What's the right attitude when they don't give back?

My Protest

My Protest

by

It's hard to stay silent against a bald-faced lie.

Dress Like It Matters

Dress Like It Matters

by

What we wear affects our behavior and self-image.

Bite Your Tongue

Bite Your Tongue

by

The benefits of keeping my big mouth shut.

The Other

The Other "M" Word

by

In our home, this word strikes fear in the hearts of my children.

Women Power

Women Power

by

Young women are starting to defy external pressures and choose allegiance to their inner voice.

Excuses, Excuses

Excuses, Excuses

by

Cut your spouse some slack.

Silent Married Couple

Silent Married Couple

by

Why the couple in the restaurant aren't talking to each other.

Unforgettable

Unforgettable

by

How do you want to be remembered?

Hard To Say Goodbye

Hard To Say Goodbye

by

I thought I'd mastered this letting go business.

Summer Is Coming

Summer Is Coming

by

Time for relief or panic?

Preserving Mystery

Preserving Mystery

by

A greater openness does not seem to have led to greater marital success.

Choosing Happiness

Choosing Happiness

by

The power for happiness is in our hands, and no one else's.

The Overweight Child

The Overweight Child

by

What's a parent to do?

Shavuot and Commencement

Shavuot and Commencement

by

When it comes to accepting the Torah, we can become like conflicted teenagers.

Kids' Day

Kids' Day

by

Take a moment and appreciate your kid's goodness.

The Perfect Parent

The Perfect Parent

by

If they make a mistake, should parents apologize to their children?

Handling In-Laws

Handling In-Laws

by

The cardinal rule: Your first loyalty is to your spouse.

Fear of YouTube

Fear of YouTube

by

Imagine your life being broadcast online to the world.

Being An In-Law

Being An In-Law

by

Give financial support and keep your mouth shut.

A Good Morning

A Good Morning

by

When I'm grateful for just not screaming.

MySpace, My Slander

MySpace, My Slander

by

Today's perpetrator could be tomorrow's victim.

The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

by

Is your spouse too tired to talk?

Fairy Tale Wedding

Fairy Tale Wedding

by

Your wedding should not be the happiest day of your life.

The Wife's Gigabyte Memory

The Wife's Gigabyte Memory

by

Elephants are famous for their memories. Among human beings, there's nothing like a wife.

Blame Game

Blame Game

by

Is your spouse behaving in a way you find disturbing? The first place to look should be in a mirror.

You (Haven't) Come A Long Way Baby

You (Haven't) Come A Long Way Baby

by

There is a new feminist battle to be fought.

Fighting Fair

Fighting Fair

by

Five rules on having a good fight with your spouse.

The Sacred Place

The Sacred Place

by

Too many couples have sacrificed closeness to the call of The Late Show.

Building Fences

Building Fences

by

Don't rely on willpower alone to keep your resolutions.

I'm Rooting for Harry

I'm Rooting for Harry

by

J.K. Rowling can end the Harry Potter series with hope and optimism, or cynicism and disillusionment. Let's hope she chooses wisely.

Advice from Miss Deitz's Third-Grade Class

Advice from Miss Deitz's Third-Grade Class

by

Marriage is about more than giving. It's about putting our spouse's needs constantly and completely before our own.

We're Gonna Have a Ball!

We're Gonna Have a Ball!

by

Funerals can be a powerful force for change.

The Sandwich Generation

The Sandwich Generation

by

Reaching middle age doesn't have to mean getting squished from our growing children on one side and our aging parents on the other.

Your Red Pen

Your Red Pen

by

We all know the pain and humiliation of being the victim of an unedited speaker.

It's Not About the Diamond

It's Not About the Diamond

by

Presents are nice. Luxurious presents may be nicer. But don't confuse them with real thoughtfulness and caring.

Littering the Holy Land

Littering the Holy Land

by

Thank God, the streets of Jerusalem are alive once again. There is bustle and energy, hope and joy. And sadly, lots of garbage.

Waste Not

Waste Not

by

Putting your leftovers to maximum use.