Healthy Recipes for Thanksgiving

Traditional recipes made easier, more modern and healthier.

The Bossy Child

How to channel their potential to become the leader they’re meant to be.

PODCAST: Marriage: Building a Home and Each Other

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky on shared values, gratitude, and relinquishing control of one’s spouse.

Red Flags in Marriage and What to Do about Them

How to keep your marriage strong and passionate.

You Need a Vacation

How I really recharge my batteries.

Top 10 Parenting Mistakes

Boo-boos, blunders and mess-ups… and how to avoid them.

Just Add Love: Holocaust Survivors Share their Stories and Recipes

For years I watched Eva, an Auschwitz survivor, cooking up feasts from a battered old recipe book. It turned out to be a book with an incredible story.

After My Husband’s Passing: Life as a Challah Recipe

Learning from the salty moments and holding on to the sugary ones as long as I can.

Support for Jews across America

If this stranger believes that we enrich this country, I better get down to work and make sure that her words ring true.

What I Told My Children about the Pittsburgh Massacre

My response is to continue to raise my children to have proud Jewish identities and bring more light into the world.

Peter Weintraub: Quiet Greatness

Peter gave us the gift of his friendship and his loyalty even under the most adverse circumstances.

Homemade School Snacks, Nutritious and Delicious

Fruit and veggie muffins, chewy oat dried fruit bars and more.

Help! My Spouse is So Different than Me

How differences can bring you closer together and not drive you further apart.

Quick Cold-Weather Recipes

Heartwarming dishes to keep your family warm and cozy.

The After School Meltdown

What you need to know to navigate this common tantrum.

PODCAST: Wanting My Child to Treat Me Like a Friend

Rabbi Zev Leff on blurring the line between being an authority figure and peer.

We Have No Idea What Others Are Going Through

I used be very judgmental until an encounter opened my eyes and radically changed my perspective.

Our Mother Rachel

What is so special about Rachel that we commemorate her death more than any of the other matriarchs and patriarchs?

The Third Party

There's no room in a marriage for an additional man or woman.

Indian Cooking, Kosher and Simplified

Savory, rich and delicious recipes your family will love.

PODCAST: Marriage: When Tension Mounts

Dr. Lisa Aiken on putting out marital fires with humor, diplomacy, and love

Kids and Sports: Our New Dysfunction

Based on my experience in the ER, parents have gone from being supportive to being subtly abusive. Why?

PODCAST: When You Suspect Your Child has a Mental illness

Dr. Jacob Freedman’s guide to overcoming the stigma and getting proper treatment.

When Your Defenses are Down

How to be your best self even when your exhausted and tired.

Food, Glorious Food!: Thoughts on Eating 20 Holiday Meals

Food can be misused or abused, but it can also create wonderful family memories and experiences.

PODCAST: Everlasting Secrets to a Successful Marriage

Rosie Einhorn and Sherry Zimmerman’s guide to giving and getting the most from your marriage.

Can a Video Game Ruin a Marriage?

The addictive game Fortnite is being blamed for hundreds of divorces. They have it backwards.

Super Simple and Delicious Recipes for Simchat Torah

Easy to make dishes so you can spend more time with family and friends.

Sukkot: Leaving It All Behind

Sitting outside beneath the starry sky, vulnerable to the elements, stop to think about how little we need in the material world.

Five Reasons Every Jewish Family should Celebrate Sukkot and Simchat Torah

One of the best ways to embrace being Jewish with joy and to transmit that love for being Jewish to our children.

Recipes Perfect for Sukkot

From maple mustard chicken to Mississippi Mud pie.

Realistic Expectations this Yom Kippur

This year I'm finally changing my approach to frustrating situations.

Menus for Before and After Yom Kippur

Tips and recipes for eating well before and after the fast.

INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Phrases to Help Create a Peaceful Home

Because everyone needs to take a deep breath once in a while.

Putting Yourself on the Line

My newfound appreciation of first responders who are constantly risking their lives to help people.

Recommitting to My Marriage, This New Year

The High Holidays are an opportunity to go all in.

10 Parenting Lessons in 20 Years

They grow up and mature, and turn into great adults. It really happens.

A Father’s Love and Rosh Hashanah

Why do refer to God as our Father, and not as our Mother? My newborn son gave me the answer.

Sweet Dishes for Rosh Hashanah

Apple & honey cake, raspberry lemon bars and salami tzimmis.

A Delectable Rosh Hashanah Menu

Roasted pomegranate and sage chicken and other perfect dishes for a sweet new year.

Behind the Façade, a Human Being

People are much more complex (and interesting!) than the simple roles in which we cast them.

My Treadmill Routine is Preparing Me for Rosh Hashanah

The trainer went on and on, encouraging, cajoling, pushing. “You can do it!” And you know what? It works.

A Savory and Sweet New Year

Zesty and delicious recipes to add to your repertoire.

Getting Away with the Bare Minimum

Whether it’s hotel service or our attitude towards Judaism, this is not the way to get the greatest experience.

How to Make the Back-to-School Transition Easier

Practical advice on lowering tensions in the morning and beating the back to school blues.

When Old Friends Limit You

Don’t let old labels pull you down.

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