A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way

It doesn’t take a lot – a smile, a kind word, an offer to help – to light up another human being.

Parenting in a Pandemic

Three pivotal ways to help our children throughout this upheaval. They need us now more than ever.

Adam’s Marriage Lesson

Blaming your spouse and not taking responsibility doesn’t work.

A Life of No Complaining

We spend far too much of our lives complaining and robbing ourselves of the opportunity of joy in the moment.

Teaching Our Kids to be Happy

Three practical ways to show your children how to choose happiness this Sukkot.

Simple and Quick Sukkot Recipes

These easy and delicious dishes will get your cooking done in a flash and give you time to enjoy in the sukkah.

Recipes Perfect for Sukkot

From maple mustard chicken to Mississippi Mud pie.

A Joyful Sukkot Menu

A complete menu, delicious and simple.

Sukkot: Leaving It All Behind

We are moving from Los Angeles shortly after Sukkot and in the midst of packing everything up.

Marital Survival Guide: From I to L

From in-laws to laughter, more practical advice on improving your marriage.

A Yom Kippur Birth, An Autism Diagnosis, and a COVID-19 Bar Mitzvah Birthday

Learning to live in the moment, to focus on the things I can control, and to let go of what I can’t.

Keep Your Word

Why we make commitments without the ability to fulfill them.

Fractured Families: Forgiveness and Healing

Family rifts are extremely painful. Reconciling is a real possibility.

Explaining the Meaning of Yom Kippur to Your Kids

How to bring to life the concept of repentance and forgiveness to your young children.

Silent Mourners

The children weren't allowed to go to their friend's funeral. Thanks to one psychotherapist, here's what they did instead.

Sweet Recipes for a Sweet New Year

Sweet comes in many varieties, and not just honey!

Why Rosh Hashanah Sneaks Up On Us

Part of us wants to avoid thinking about this holy day until it's just no longer possible.

The Easiest, Worry-Free Rosh Hashanah Menu

These recipes are simple to make, and incorporate lots of color, nutrients, and flavor.

Making Rosh Hashanah Meaningful for Your Kids

How to help your kids connect to the significance of the Jewish new year.

4 Silent Relationship Killers

This new year make your marriage a priority.

New Recipes for the New Year

Sweet and delicious menu ideas for Yom Tov and for all year around.

Seeking Awe

We all want to transcend the mundane, to lift above the ordinary, to touch the Divine.

Why Our Children Cry

Because they have someone to cry to.

Battles Are Won Within

The Marines articulated life's primary challenge.

Shrinks on the Street: Appreciating Your Spouse

Shifting the focus to gratitude and positivity.

Moroccan Style Cooking

Delicious recipes from my Israeli mother who instilled in me love for Moroccan Middle Eastern cuisine.

Back to School During the Pandemic: Calming Your Child’s Fears

Many kids and parents are feeling more anxious and stressed at this time. Here are some tips that can help.

Life Is Short. Stay Awake For It

A perfect T-shirt for the month of Elul.

Intimacy, Chemistry and the Power of Imagination

How to balance the conflicting forces of desire and security in marriage.

Marinades: Delicious Sauces for Chicken, Meat and Fish

These quick and yummy marinades are your answer to fast and fresh dinners.

Saying No to Your Kids

Kids know that sometimes no doesn't actually mean no. It means let's drive our parents crazy until they give in.

Road Trip!

My husband and I are driving across the United States.

Top 10 Ways to Get Through Bed Rest

Ten tips to get through this challenging time from women who emerged stronger on the other side.

Shrinks on the Streets: Happy Marriages Require Spending Time with Your Spouse

The amount of time you spend with your spouse is critical for a happy marriage.

Not All Problems Can be Solved

The key is to learn how to manage them.

Peas, Love & Carrots: Select Recipes

Timeless recipes that will bring your loved ones to the table.

The One Question Every Couple Should Ask

In honor of Tu B’Av, a day of harmony, a practical tool for filling your home with peace and joy.

Want Your Children to Follow the Ten Commandments? Teach Them Wisely

Respect and obedience can only be taught in an environment of empathy, validation and emotional intelligence.

Love and Knowledge: The Basis for a Great Marriage

If you don’t really know someone, how can you truly love them?

Regis Philbin and the Importance of Kindness

A tribute to the celebrity reminds us what really counts in life.

How to Give your Kids the Gift of Confidence

If I'm confident that my child can handle a situation, they will confidently deal with it.

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