Social Media: Tips for Safe and Meaningful Use

Parents must teach their children how to properly use this potentially dangerous technology.

PODCAST: Listening to Our Kids, Teens, and Everyone Else

Rabbi David Schoonmaker helps us fine-tune our listening skills at home.

Slow Drivers

All of the sudden the car in front of me stopped. I fumed.

What’s Jewish about Adopting a Pet? Apparently, A Lot

Raising my children in a home with rescued animals is teaching them compassion and kindness.

PODCAST: Accepting the Person I Married

Rabbi David Aaron on establishing unconditional love in your marriage.

The Actor who Won’t Kiss Anyone Other Than His Wife

Neal McDonough is the rare actor in Hollywood who won’t appear in compromising scenes.

PODCAST: When Your Child is the Classroom Troublemaker

Rabbi Berel Wein explains how parents can understand and advocate for their little rascal.

Building Fences

The most important fences are the ones we need to build ourselves that protect our intangible, spiritual values.

The Bezos' $137 Billion Divorce

Thoughts on the break-up of one of the world’s wealthiest couples.

Giving Thanks to Seymour

My late stepfather was one of 500,000 Jews who fought in WWII.

Nothing Fishy Here

Amazing fish dishes that taste great and not fishy.

PODCAST: JPODCAST: Just Married and We’re Already Arguing

Rosie Einhorn & Sherry Zimmerman on how newlyweds can develop problem-solving skills together.

A Nation of Road Rage

How to rein in our impatience and anger and treat others with kindness and respect.

The Stress of Modern Parenting

The power of a parent’s love is more valuable than any after school activity, technology or pair of sneakers money can buy.

Some Healthier Shabbat Options

These recipes are flavorful, wholesome and even easier to make than the less nutritious version you’re used to.

PODCAST: My Child is Being Bullied. Now What?

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser’s four steps to helping a child who’s being bullied.

Three Ingredients for a Successful Marriage

The importance of life goals, commitment and real love.

Loving Our Teens Unconditionally

How to open the lines of communication with your teenaged kids.

My Best Slow Cooker Recipes

Super simple solutions to weeknight cooking.

Drew Brees’ Lesson in Kindness

The award-winning quarterback did something that should inspire all of us.

5 Tips to Raise Great Kids

From parents who seemed to be doing it right.

Yummy Winter Soups

Rich, creamy and perfect for a cold winter night.

4 Steps to Stop Most Fights

How to stop any fight and go from adversaries to peaceful collaborators.

What a Difference Sincere Gratitude Makes

In business and in every aspect of our lives.

The Number One Parenting Question

Why don’t my kids listen to me and what should I do about it?

The Feminine Light: Chanukah’s Internal Power

It’s the radiance emanating from within the home, not the dazzle from without, that ultimately lights up the darkness.

When Your Love for Your Spouse Just Isn’t There

Don’t panic. It’s normal and there is a lot you can do to fix it.

The Xmas Tree and the Menorah

It’s wonderful that the U.S. is so welcoming but we can never forget the risk of forgetting who we are and what we stand for.

The 30 Minute Screen-Free Hanukkah Challenge

Enhance your family’s Hanukkah and turn off all devices for 30 minutes while your menorah lights burn.

Hot & Healthy for Chanukah

Whole wheat recipe ideas which are baked instead of fried.

PODCAST: Jamie Geller’s Festive Chanukah Dishes

A modern, unexpected twist on traditional Chanukah food.

Home for the Holidays: Dread or Excitement?

It’s never perfect, because how could it be?

PODCAST: Marriage: Building a Home and Each Other

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

It Only Takes a Moment

We can touch another person’s life in just a moment.

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.

5 Daily Mantras for Kids (and Adults, too!)

Five phrases to help you and your child put things in perspective when the days are feeling especially long.

Podcast: Parents and Prayer: Will This Actually Help My Family?

Dina Coopersmith explains why God wants us to speak to Him.

You Need a Vacation

How I really recharge my batteries.

Red Flags in Marriage and What to Do about Them

How to keep your marriage strong and passionate.

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.

Top 10 Parenting Mistakes

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

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.

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.

Peter Weintraub: Quiet Greatness

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

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