Love and Criticism

If we see someone we care about engaging in self-destructive behavior, we need to speak up. But how and when makes all the difference in the world.

Two Positive Stories about Orthodox Jews

What happened in Costco and the local kosher market.

Taking Care of Mother

I couldn’t face the degree of my mother’s debility. She had been my rock and now the roles were reversed.

Top Food Trends for 2019

Cutting edge kosher recipes the whole family will enjoy.

PODCAST: Successfully Parenting the ADD Child

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky’s advice for helping children whose attention span doesn't conform to society’s standards.

Bragging on Facebook

Admit it: we enjoy the honor and praise we get after posting something about our good deeds.

5 Ways Judaism Honors Mothers

Mothers are honored all year round in Jewish tradition.

Marriage Advice from Woman Married 67 Years

The unstoppable Leona Fallas has loads of marriage advice, some of it unconventional.

What Kate Wore

We want to dress like the duchess because she exudes femininity, royalty and dignity.

Catch the Good in Your Child and Watch it Grow

No matter how challenging your child is, the more you focus on the good the more good you will see.

After Death, Changing My Relationship with My Mother-in-Law

It’s never too late to make the relationship better.

Hindi Krinsky’s Passion Inspires Thousands of Children

Even after her tragic death last year at age 32, a passionate Long Island teacher is keeping the flame of education burning bright for thousands of children across America.

Not In Control

A sudden emergency right before Passover gave me a sobering realization.

Making Pesach

Why I love preparing for Passover.

Helping Your Explosive Child

Practical tools and skills to help your child regulate emotions.

A Lion King Passover

An inspiring medley from the classic film you’ll want to sing at your Seder.

When Your Child is the Wicked Son

We need to have faith not only in the Almighty but faith in our children.

Exotic Healthy Passover Recipes

Enjoy feeling full of energy and not heavy with extra weight.

My Family’s Unique Cast of Characters at the Passover Seder

Each family has its unique cast, but we all share the same story that stretches back three thousand years.

The Seder Plate: Inside Out

Why is Passover’s centerpiece full of reminders of slavery and suffering, and not freedom?

6 Easy and Unique Passover Recipes

Each one is simple to make, somewhat unique and will be a great addition to your Passover or everyday repertoire.

Every Joyous Occasion is Different

Because each situation is unique and needs to be celebrated as such.

5 Jewish Bedtime Rituals to Try Today

Transform your kids’ bedtime routine into a powerful spiritual moment.

Passover Cooking: Getting Started

Kosher for Passover recipes that are fantastic to make ahead and defrost.

PODCAST: The Busy Parent’s Guide to Quality Time

Rabbi Menachem Nissel on maximizing those moments we have with our children.

Negative Online Comments

You’re in the swamp – be careful.

PODCAST: Life After Growing Up with a Mentally Ill or Addicted Parent

Dr. Jacob Freedman on becoming the capable, loving parent you wish you had.

Using Screen Time with Your Kids

Practical suggestions on getting the most out of your child’s screen time.

Susceptible to Bribe

We may fool ourselves into stating that we’re impartial but the psychological studies, and the Torah, tell a different story.

As I Get Older, Time Is Speeding Up

Jewish holidays remind me that time is whizzing by.

Failing Our Children: The College Admission Scandal

The recent scandal is an extreme example of one of the most sinister demises of our youth: helicopter parenting.

Unique & Fun Recipes for Purim

Including butterscotch blondies with pretzels and peanuts and zesty spiced imitation crab cakes.

The Amazing Amazon Seller Story

There was a good reason his 28 iPads were all bought overnight.

8 Amazing Dips

Healthy, easy to make and my favorite way to start any meal.

Thank You Doctor

When I was a child my father had prostate cancer.

Delegating Kindness

Some things we should optimally do ourselves.

PODCAST: Soup’s On!

Chef Jamie Geller dishes about soups that will satisfy the whole family.

When was the Last Time You Looked at Your Husband and Beamed?

At a recent class we were all blown away at how the speaker’s wife looked at him.

10 Most Important Things I’ve Learned in Parenting

After ten years of parenting I’ve realized I still don’t know what I’m doing and that’s okay.

Do You Have the Attention Span to Read this Entire Article?

Social media is wreaking havoc on our ability to concentrate and think.

Secrets to Having a Good Fight

Practical points that are easy to say but a real challenge to implement.

Kids in the Kitchen

Terrific kid-friendly recipes, with or without you.

Mommy, I’m Bored!

Your child does not need to be entertained every second.

The Myth of What Men Want

It’s not just physical intimacy; men want emotional intimacy and connection.

Bubby 2.0

I used to yearn for the perfect Bubby – wise and kind, unshakeable in her faith, kvelling over the grandchildren. But I had Nanny instead.

Gratitude Journal with a Twist

I always hesitated counting my blessings – and then something changed.

Super Bowl Food and Fun

Quick and easy to make crowd pleasing food.

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