Tell Your Kids You Love Them

Because they need to hear it all the time.

Stepmother: One Step at a Time

Stepmother. After Cinderella, no PR company can do sufficient damage control on this term.

PODCAST: Breakfast for Busy People

Chef Jamie Geller’s comfort food for the morning when you’re on the go.

Borscht: The Favorite Jewish Soup

A brief history of Jewish borscht, plus three recipes.

Change Your Name, Change Your Life

My friend adopted a Hebrew name and it surprisingly transformed her life.

Let Them Have Fun

Your kids' excitement is not part of a scheme to drive you crazy.

PODCAST: How to Argue Without the Drama

Rabbi Eitiel Goldwicht’s guide to conflict resolution.

The Secret to My Parents' Magical Marriage

Every single morning of their marriage my father made my mom breakfast and wrote her a love note.

How to Stop Arguing with Your Child

6 ways to help you stop the cycle of arguing.

Maintaining Closeness Despite Social Distancing

Oddly enough, Judaism's family purity laws provides some insights.

Alcohol, Parenting and the Pandemic

Alcohol consumption is up. Of particular concern is the impact on children.

Quick and Easy Dinner

Here’s what I’ve been cooking in my kitchen.

Following Our Own Path

Don’t squash your children's individuality. The Almighty created each of us differently for a reason.

My “Concerning” Mammogram

I discovered that strong comes in many different ways.

A Little Kindness Goes a Long Way

It doesn’t take a lot – a smile, a kind word, an offer to help – to light up another human being.

Parenting in a Pandemic

Three pivotal ways to help our children throughout this upheaval. They need us now more than ever.

Adam’s Marriage Lesson

Blaming your spouse and not taking responsibility doesn’t work.

Genetic Testing: Our Surprising Path to IVF

Our genetic test revealed that we were both carriers of a mutation of Type 1 Gaucher disease.

A Life of No Complaining

We spend far too much of our lives complaining and robbing ourselves of the opportunity of joy in the moment.

Teaching Our Kids to be Happy

Three practical ways to show your children how to choose happiness this Sukkot.

Simple and Quick Sukkot Recipes

These easy and delicious dishes will get your cooking done in a flash and give you time to enjoy in the sukkah.

Recipes Perfect for Sukkot

From maple mustard chicken to Mississippi Mud pie.

A Joyful Sukkot Menu

A complete menu, delicious and simple.

Sukkot: Leaving It All Behind

We are moving from Los Angeles shortly after Sukkot and in the midst of packing everything up.

Marital Survival Guide: From I to L

From in-laws to laughter, more practical advice on improving your marriage.

A Yom Kippur Birth, An Autism Diagnosis, and a COVID-19 Bar Mitzvah Birthday

Learning to live in the moment, to focus on the things I can control, and to let go of what I can’t.

Keep Your Word

Why we make commitments without the ability to fulfill them.

Fractured Families: Forgiveness and Healing

Family rifts are extremely painful. Reconciling is a real possibility.

Explaining the Meaning of Yom Kippur to Your Kids

How to bring to life the concept of repentance and forgiveness to your young children.

Silent Mourners

The children weren't allowed to go to their friend's funeral. Thanks to one psychotherapist, here's what they did instead.

Sweet Recipes for a Sweet New Year

Sweet comes in many varieties, and not just honey!

Why Rosh Hashanah Sneaks Up On Us

Part of us wants to avoid thinking about this holy day until it's just no longer possible.

The Easiest, Worry-Free Rosh Hashanah Menu

These recipes are simple to make, and incorporate lots of color, nutrients, and flavor.

Making Rosh Hashanah Meaningful for Your Kids

How to help your kids connect to the significance of the Jewish new year.

4 Silent Relationship Killers

This new year make your marriage a priority.

New Recipes for the New Year

Sweet and delicious menu ideas for Yom Tov and for all year around.

Seeking Awe

We all want to transcend the mundane, to lift above the ordinary, to touch the Divine.

Why Our Children Cry

Because they have someone to cry to.

Battles Are Won Within

The Marines articulated life's primary challenge.

Shrinks on the Street: Appreciating Your Spouse

Shifting the focus to gratitude and positivity.

Moroccan Style Cooking

Delicious recipes from my Israeli mother who instilled in me love for Moroccan Middle Eastern cuisine.

Back to School During the Pandemic: Calming Your Child’s Fears

Many kids and parents are feeling more anxious and stressed at this time. Here are some tips that can help.

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