Why the Mezuzah is Placed on a Slant

The secret to creating a happy, peaceful home.

The Telemarketer

Sometimes, you have to throw away the script.

Why Parents Enjoy Mercilessly Judging Other Parents

And how we can decrease our need to judge them instead.

How Three Generations of Loving Fathers Shaped Our Family

Our dream was to build a loving Jewish family. We weren’t going to let a series of challenges get in the way.

14 Jewish Ideas That Will Actually Keep You Healthy

How Maimonides’ medical writings can help you lose weight.

7 Simple Ways to Build a Strong Family

Daily practices to maintain rock-solid ties with your family.

Why I Run

Yes, it makes me a better wife and mother, but there’s a deeper explanation for self-care.

Why We Let Our Kids Draw on the Walls

It’s not for the faint-hearted, but our home showcases the love and laughter that thrives under our roof, and reflects our desire to nurture our children’s creative spirits.

This Is How Your Marriage Ends

A marriage self-help book for men reveals relationship pitfalls.

The Yiddish Lullaby that Melted a Man’s Heart: A Mother’s Day Tribute

Two worlds collide early one morning on a tropical island.

8 Ways to Create a Positive Atmosphere in Your Home

Simple and effective ways to build positivity in your home.

Those Terrible Words: I Don’t Hear a Heartbeat

How my husband and I dealt with my miscarriage.

Stay Out of the Kitchen this Passover

Super easy and convenient kosher-for-Passover recipes.

Passover Seder by the Numbers

The number 4 isn’t the only important number at the Passover seder.

10 Ways to Gamify Your Passover Seder

Great games to add excitement to your Passover seder.

Research on How Covid is Impacting Marriage

Overall, 29% of relationships improved during Covid, 29% of relationships got worse, 30% of relationships remained status quo and 8% were mixed.

Good Communication Comes Down to These Two Things

Timing and delivery are the two fundamentals of communication.

Jewish Foods from Ukraine

Some of the most beloved Jewish dishes have their roots in Ukraine.

Jewish Couple Married 91 Years and Still in Love

As Jewish orphans in Yemen, Zechariah and Shama married young and survived extreme poverty and persecution. They were some of the first Yemeni Jews to move to Israel when the state was founded.

Infatuation Is Important, But Don’t Mistake It for Love

Infatuation kickstarts the process. But then comes the difficult work of creating a true bond of love.

Lower Divorce Rate: Marry Young Without Living Together

Surprising new research shows that couples who marry in their twenties have a high rate of success if they have not previously cohabited.

Murdered NYPD Officer’s Widow Gives Powerful Eulogy We All Need to Hear

Whether our mates leave the house in the morning to face danger or merely the normal trials of daily living, we need to internalize her profound message.

Saying Goodbye to My Readers

I’ve been with since the very beginning and I’m very grateful to my readers.

Amazing Burgers for All Year: 5 Varieties

From classic beef, to mini lamb, salmon, and gluten free black bean burgers.

How to Give Advice to Your Kids

Effective ways to help you guide your children while respecting their real need for independence.

Nona, Did I Kill God?

Everything I know about God I learned from my grandmother.

Staying Relevant

One of the biggest fears we face as we age is questioning what makes us relevant and significant.

Some Sobering Thoughts for Procrastinators (All of Us)

Is the clock ticking faster or slower than you think?

Quick and Freezer-Friendly Recipes

Quick and easy dinners that you can defrost in the morning, rewarm and still taste fresh and delicious!

How I Met Your Father

I’ve told my children countless times that I met their father thanks to my father, who played the role of a persistent matchmaker while God was winking behind the scenes.

No Expiration Date on Your Spouse’s Need for Respect and Appreciation

The older you get the more important it is to intensify your efforts to fulfill your spouse’s needs.

Marriage’s Downhill Spiral: Don’t Let Your Love Dwindle

Love is the glue of marriage and requires work, commitment, time, and constant renewal.

Covid is Reminding Me that I’m Not In Control

We are way past Option B and it’s extremely frustrating.

The Secret to Raising Children with Love: My Father’s Greatest Parenting Advice

Our children need to know that we are never too high to bend down and listen to their cries.

Should You Listen to the Marriage Advice from The Empowered Wife?

Where Lara Doyle gets it right – and where she has it wrong.

5 Amazing, Iconic Jewish Cookies

Five iconic Jewish cookies – and recipes – that reflect the vicissitudes of Jewish history and the resourcefulness of Jewish cooks.

How to Argue with Your Spouse about Parenting

Why you should always back your spouse and not argue in front of the kids.

The “Selfish” Child: Teaching Kids to Think about Others

Understanding why kids behave the way they do and how to teach them the skills they need.

Battling the Winter Doldrums

How I learned to love winter.

Empower Your Jewish Journey

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