The Lululemon Wife

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Hanukkah & Weddings: The Deeper Connection

Celebrating Hanukkah represents the same type of joy as getting married – we actively choose who we love in order to continue our people.

Getting Creative with Latkes and Donuts

Get in the festive mood with these creative recipes that put a new spin on traditional latkes and donuts.

PODCAST: Hanukkah Safety Tips for the Whole Family

Chaya Malka Abramson talks about fire prevention and treating burns

Super Healthy Recipes for Hanukkah

Delicious, easy to prepare and rich with olive oil.

Mile High Mazel Tov

The remarkable story surrounding my son’s birth and lessons we can all learn from it.

Fry It! Yummy Recipes for Hanukkah

Fun, delicious, and crispy crowd pleasers.

Tom Brady, It's Time to Go

A wise person recognizes when it's time to move on to the next stage of life.

PODCAST: Lots of Latkes with Jamie Geller

So many sweet, savory and surprising ways to prepare latkes!

Empty Nesters: Challenges and Opportunities

With the kids out of the house, a whole new set of challenges suddenly appear.

Jewish Wisdom on Raising My ADHD Son

Each of us is given different traits, inclinations, capabilities. The only question is: what do we choose to do with them?

PODCAST: Helping Our Children Speak with Confidence

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser on overcoming social anxiety and negative beliefs.

Why So Grumpy?

It’s the little things that create community and relationships, and it’s the little things that destroy them.

A Love by Choice

I had no idea that getting passports for my kids would result in the dramatic revelation that would change how my kids view me and their grandfather.

Hanging with Jason, My Autistic Nephew

As a pediatrician for many families with children on the autism spectrum, I thought I knew what it entailed to raise an autistic child. How wrong I was.

Telling Your Family's Story

From generation to generation, the Jewish people have been telling their story.

A Husband's Promise

Because every husband could use a little reminding.

Delicious Recipes for Thanksgiving

Including perfect turkey dishes, roasted and fried.

Straighten Your Crown

Don't apologize for being a Jew. You're royalty.

5 Things Smart Parents Don't Do

How many of these mistakes do you make?

PODCAST: The Surprising Three-Word Phrase Essential in Every Marriage

Rabbi Dr. Dovid Gottlieb on giving, taking, and communicating in marriage.

Seeing Movie Stars

What is the allure behind seeing celebrities?

Cold Weather Comfort Foods

These cold weather meals are comforting, delicious, and so satiating.

Discovering My Child has Dyslexia (and ADD)

My child is an angel when he sleeps. Why is he such a terror when he's awake?

7 Ways to be Your Child's Role Model

Because you are the greatest influence in your child's life.

We Never Know the Whole Story

Everyone has challenges – some physical, some emotional, some psychological – and many of them hidden. Judge accordingly.

PODCAST: Why Kids Lie

Rabbi Menachem Nissel on why children and teens lie, and what parents can do about it.

My Daughter and Her Duck

I braced myself for my daughter's usual blowup. Then something amazing happened.

Empathy and My Broken Collarbone

How do you really feel another person's pain?

5 Things Smart Couples Don't Do

Practical guidance to improve your marriage.

The Surprise at the Door

I ran to the door and flung it wide open, excited by the prospects of receiving a package. I was sorely disappointed.

Who Has Time to Stop to Appreciate?

Apparently the Almighty decided I must make the time.

Super Simple and Delicious Recipes for Simchat Torah

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

Bring the Joy of Judaism into Your Home

Don't just celebrate the heavy Jewish holidays. Sukkot and Simchat Torah show us a joyous side of Judaism that you'll want your family to experience.

Recipes Perfect for Sukkot

From maple mustard chicken to Mississippi Mud pie.

Unholy Thoughts on Yom Kippur

How do I let my soul soar while my body is desperately trying to ground me?

Yom Kippur Pre-Fast Menu

Try some of these healthy recipes with alongside some of your traditional favorites to ensure a hydrated day.

6 Rosh Hashanah Customs at Home

Ways to connect on Rosh Hashanah when you’re not in synagogue.

Apples and Honey Desserts

Delicious desserts for any occasion, and perfect for festive meals between Rosh Hashanah and Simchat Torah.

I’m Not Asking for Much This Rosh Hashanah

As the New Year is rapidly approaching, I’m relieved to know that this year I’m not asking for too much.

Emuna's Thoughts before Rosh Hashanah

Finding that balance between good enough and striving to grow.

PODCAST: Getting Our House in Order

Rabbi David Schoonmaker’s tips for improving our organizational skills at home.

My Single Greatest Achievement

Thoughts as I send off my 18-year-old son.

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