Mom with a View
by Emuna Braverman
"I give so much and this is what I get back?!"
Someone else always has something we want.
Disagree with principal? Don't undermine your child's respect for authority.
When intruders enter your home and threaten your family, there's no choice but to fight.
I'm grateful that my girls wear uniforms to school.
I never could relate to Psalms, until it got personal.
What a difference it has made.
Life in Israel is like a giant roller coaster ride.
Righteous people say little and do much. They don't hold press conferences.
Using social pressure to your advantage.
Stop trying to be the perfect parent.
Sukkot reminds us what is truly important.
Change is possible.
When the shofar blows, what will you focus on?
Building a mature relationship with God.
What's the right attitude when they don't give back?
It's hard to stay silent against a bald-faced lie.
What we wear affects our behavior and self-image.
The benefits of keeping my big mouth shut.
In our home, this word strikes fear in the hearts of my children.
Young women are starting to defy external pressures and choose allegiance to their inner voice.
Cut your spouse some slack.
Why the couple in the restaurant aren't talking to each other.
How do you want to be remembered?
I thought I'd mastered this letting go business.
Time for relief or panic?
A greater openness does not seem to have led to greater marital success.
The power for happiness is in our hands, and no one else's.
What's a parent to do?
When it comes to accepting the Torah, we can become like conflicted teenagers.
Take a moment and appreciate your kid's goodness.
If they make a mistake, should parents apologize to their children?
The cardinal rule: Your first loyalty is to your spouse.
Imagine your life being broadcast online to the world.
Give financial support and keep your mouth shut.
When I'm grateful for just not screaming.
Today's perpetrator could be tomorrow's victim.
Is your spouse too tired to talk?
Your wedding should not be the happiest day of your life.
Elephants are famous for their memories. Among human beings, there's nothing like a wife.
Is your spouse behaving in a way you find disturbing? The first place to look should be in a mirror.
There is a new feminist battle to be fought.
Five rules on having a good fight with your spouse.
Too many couples have sacrificed closeness to the call of The Late Show.
Don't rely on willpower alone to keep your resolutions.
J.K. Rowling can end the Harry Potter series with hope and optimism, or cynicism and disillusionment. Let's hope she chooses wisely.
Marriage is about more than giving. It's about putting our spouse's needs constantly and completely before our own.
Funerals can be a powerful force for change.
Reaching middle age doesn't have to mean getting squished from our growing children on one side and our aging parents on the other.
We all know the pain and humiliation of being the victim of an unedited speaker.
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