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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Harmful Habits that Impede Children from Creating Healthy Relationships

How parents unknowingly hinder children’s abilities to form strong relationships later in life.

PODCAST: Marriage: When Tension Mounts

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

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: 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.

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.

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.

Realistic Expectations this Yom Kippur

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

Putting Yourself on the Line

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

INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Phrases to Help Create a Peaceful Home

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

Recommitting to My Marriage, This New Year

The High Holidays are an opportunity to go all in.

Sweet Dishes for Rosh Hashanah

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

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.

PODCAST: Jamie Geller’s Regal and Relaxed Rosh Hashanah Feast

Simply sweet salads, brisket, dessert and decorations.

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.

10 Parenting Lessons in 20 Years

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

Behind the Façade, a Human Being

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

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.

A Savory and Sweet New Year

Zesty and delicious recipes to add to your repertoire.

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.

Travel Meals

Great entrees to take with you on your journeys, and practical tips for traveling with food.

PODCAST: Why is My Teenager So Defiant?

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky on positive parenting through teen angst.

Let Your Kids Choose Their Own Clothes

It’s good for their independence and it doesn’t matter what other people will think.

What Kind of Father Do I Want to Be?

I am realizing that my love for investing can dangerously conflict with my love for my family.

How to Experience Connection in Your Marriage

Stop focusing on what's wrong, learn how to have safe conversations, and experience joy together.

BBQ Season in Full Swing

Meat, chicken and fish options, plus a tantalizing dessert.

INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Phrases that Stop Backtalk

Take a deep breath and practice these statements.

PODCAST: Little Kids; Chronically Ill Parent

How Orit Esther Riter and her family adjust to her physical limitations.

Saving Rabbi Sacks

The Italian man who saved the rabbi from drowning had no idea that he was impacting world Jewry.

Making Marriage Work

Four strategies to help couples maintain a successful connection throughout the years.

PODCAST: Jamie Geller’s Guide for Parents of Picky Eaters

How to get your kids to enjoy nutritious food, veggies included.

My 12-Hour Flight from NY to LA

Was I going to let my nightmare flight home spoil our whole trip?

4 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Love One Another

This week is a perfect time to work on fostering kindness and love in your home.

Inspiration from an Unlikely Source

Using our failures as a spur to further growth.

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make

These are the serious ones that emotionally harm our children.

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