Mommy, I’m Bored!

Your child does not need to be entertained every second.

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.

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.

Slow Drivers

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

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: Listening to Our Kids, Teens, and Everyone Else

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

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: Accepting the Person I Married

Rabbi David Aaron on establishing unconditional love in your marriage.

Festive Tu B’Shvat Fruit Menu

Celebrate the bounty of Tu B’Shvat with these delectable, fruity recipes.

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.

PODCAST: When Your Child is the Classroom Troublemaker

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

Intimacy in Marriage

Physical intimacy is a barometer of the relationship as a whole.

A Nation of Road Rage

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

Some Healthier Shabbat Options

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

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.

JPODCAST: Just Married and We’re Already Arguing

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

Loving Our Teens Unconditionally

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

Three Ingredients for a Successful Marriage

The importance of life goals, commitment and real love.

PODCAST: My Child is Being Bullied. Now What?

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

My Best Slow Cooker Recipes

Super simple solutions to weeknight cooking.

5 Harmful Habits that Impede Children from Creating Healthy Relationships

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

5 Tips to Raise Great Kids

From parents who seemed to be doing it right.

Drew Brees’ Lesson in Kindness

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

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.

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.

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.

Hot & Healthy for Chanukah

Whole wheat recipe ideas which are baked instead of fried.

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.

Chanukah: A New Spin on Traditional Recipes

Some favorite traditional and dairy recipes your family will love.

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.

Home for the Holidays: Dread or Excitement?

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

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