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Bite Your Tongue
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Bite Your Tongue

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The benefits of keeping my big mouth shut.

The Other
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The Other "M" Word

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

Women Power
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Women Power

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

Excuses, Excuses
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Excuses, Excuses

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Cut your spouse some slack.

Silent Married Couple
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Silent Married Couple

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

Unforgettable
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Unforgettable

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How do you want to be remembered?

Hard To Say Goodbye
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Hard To Say Goodbye

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I thought I'd mastered this letting go business.

Summer Is Coming
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Summer Is Coming

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Time for relief or panic?

Preserving Mystery
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Preserving Mystery

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

Choosing Happiness
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Choosing Happiness

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

The Overweight Child
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The Overweight Child

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What's a parent to do?

Shavuot and Commencement
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Shavuot and Commencement

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

Kids' Day
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Kids' Day

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Take a moment and appreciate your kid's goodness.

The Perfect Parent
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The Perfect Parent

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

Handling In-Laws
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Handling In-Laws

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

Fear of YouTube
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Fear of YouTube

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Imagine your life being broadcast online to the world.

Being An In-Law
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Being An In-Law

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Give financial support and keep your mouth shut.

A Good Morning
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A Good Morning

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When I'm grateful for just not screaming.

MySpace, My Slander
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MySpace, My Slander

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Today's perpetrator could be tomorrow's victim.

The Dead Zone
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The Dead Zone

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Is your spouse too tired to talk?

Fairy Tale Wedding
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Fairy Tale Wedding

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

The Wife's Gigabyte Memory
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The Wife's Gigabyte Memory

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

Blame Game
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Blame Game

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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
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You (Haven't) Come A Long Way Baby

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There is a new feminist battle to be fought.

Fighting Fair
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Fighting Fair

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Five rules on having a good fight with your spouse.

The Sacred Place
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The Sacred Place

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

Building Fences
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Building Fences

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

I'm Rooting for Harry
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I'm Rooting for Harry

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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
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Advice from Miss Deitz's Third-Grade Class

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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!
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We're Gonna Have a Ball!

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Funerals can be a powerful force for change.

The Sandwich Generation
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The Sandwich Generation

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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
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Your Red Pen

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

It's Not About the Diamond
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It's Not About the Diamond

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

Littering the Holy Land
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Littering the Holy Land

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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
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Waste Not

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Putting your leftovers to maximum use.

Respect Your Elders
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Respect Your Elders

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No matter what your age, it's never too late to make a difference.

Fashion Statement
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Fashion Statement

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If you don't want to be treated like an object, don't dress like one.

Kvetching
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Kvetching

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Complaining isn't just a bad habit. It actually makes the problem worse.

Wrinkles and All
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Wrinkles and All

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The pleasures of reaching middle age.

Bonding through Mutual Dislike
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Bonding through Mutual Dislike

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Is gossip really a good way to create relationships?

Getting the Ear of the President
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Getting the Ear of the President

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Everyday you get the opportunity to meet the most important leader of the world. Are you ready?

Starting the New Year Right
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Starting the New Year Right

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We frequently spend our time on trivial pursuits at the expense of more important ones.

A Fresh Start
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A Fresh Start

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Yom Kippur is one of the most hopeful days of the year.

School Supplies Run Amok
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School Supplies Run Amok

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Mixed with delight and relief on the first day of school is the fear of the dreaded school supply lists.

Just the Two of Us
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Just the Two of Us

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There's nothing like a short vacation – just you and your spouse, with no kids – to strengthen your marriage.

Kindness Begins at Home
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Kindness Begins at Home

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Why do we feel proud of ourselves for cooking for an acquaintance who just gave birth and burdened by making dinner for our families?

Not in the Mood
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Not in the Mood

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It's the giving that counts, not the feeling.

Warmth on the Glacier
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Warmth on the Glacier

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Jewish unity in Alaska.

Unimaginable Perseverance
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Unimaginable Perseverance

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Brooke Ellison is a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the neck down, and she's running for NY State senator.

19 Minutes a Day
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19 Minutes a Day

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Is that enough time to let your child know he or she is a top priority?