Can't You Guys Tidy Up?!

Isn't there some way we can imbue our children with a neatness gene?

You Can't Always Get What You Want

Relating to God can't be reduced to magical formulas or good luck charms.

Let Your Husband Do the Dishes

Why would anyone assume the specific work of a home and a marriage should all fall on only one spouse?

Same-Sex Education

There are many benefits to taking the male-female dynamic out of the education equation.

Despicably Rich

Why do so many people dislike the wealthy and secretly desire their downfall?

Yom Kippur China

Nicks and cracks on our souls are ultimately more expensive that those on our Mikasa dishes, but unlike our plates, these holes can be filled.

It's Rosh Hashana. Don't Panic.

Sometimes the biggest spiritual challenge in preparing for a Yom Tov occurs at the supermarket.

Life's Change Agent

Death is very likely the single best invention of Life.

Acts of God

This is a time to stop talking and blaming, and start giving.

I'm Not in the Mood

It's the giving that counts, not the feeling.

Bigger Is Better

When a 12,000 square foot estate just isn't enough.

I Look So Fat

While our spouses may love us, warts and all, it's certainly not because of the warts!

Today's Ultimate Status Symbol

Keeping busy to fill the void.

Tom Cruise's Proposal

Making our private moments public diminishes their value.

What's the Matter with Kids Today?

There is very little in anyone's life today that teaches respect for authority.

Married and Dating

Get out of the house and rediscover the joy and wonder you have for each other.

Don't Believe Everything You See

In order to judge favorably, consider the potential inaccuracy of the information itself.

The Good War

If you're going to take a stand, you must be prepared to put your money where your mouth is.

America, George Washington and Me

Can you be both proud to be an American and proud to be a Jew? I am.

Marriage Is Not a Competition

When you hand over the screaming baby, at least try to smile.

Husband Bashing

If husbands aren't really the primary cause of housewives' dissatisfaction, what is?

Beyond Diapers

Why do the worlds of bright, educated, talented women narrow so dramatically when they give birth?

Great Expectations

Your expectations in marriage can make the relationship thrive or falter.

Clean and Free

There is a sense of freedom in having a clean house.

The Smallest Good Deed

What strong marriages are really made of.

Today's Doctors

I think casual has gone too far.

Built to Last

Have we lost the patience to build and invest for the future?

How to Give Constructive Criticism

Or: Why I'd Rather Get a Facial in Georgia than in California

Quality Family Time

How do get your family to spend real quality time together.

When God Hides His Face

Even when the situation appears bleak, God is still there behind the scenes, pulling the strings.

The Real Stars

A few blocks away from the Grammy's, there was even a better show was taking place.

A Lesson from Rabbi Weinberg

Rabbi Weinberg taught us to think like a Jew.

Dirt is Good

We do our children no favors if we rescue them from all conflicts.

Frazzled Mom

A hole in the nose is easily repaired. A hole in the heart is much more difficult to mend.

Bank Habits

Visits to the bank give me an education in what passes for societal norms in behavior.

Fighting for Our People

There are many ways to stand up for the Jewish people.

My Mother, My Coach

Like a football coach, our overriding goal is to help our children realize their potential.

Girls and Phones

How to manage phone time for teenage girls.

Marriage & Me

A great marriage requires focusing on your spouse.

Chanukah amidst Crisis

These are dark times. But they are not the first ones we have faced.

Return the Call

Maybe it's time to get rid of your answering machine.

Between the Sexes

The need for clear boundaries at the workplace.

Dread Coming Home

After being away 10 days, there is no place like home.

Long Live Thank You Notes

If we can't be bothered to write a real thank you note, how grateful are we really?

Parenting's Most Essential Trait

And it's not something we learn from books and classes.

Shopping with My Daughter

God has a sense of humor. Why else would He give seven daughters to a woman who hates to go shopping?

A Parent's Love

A miracle in hardwiring.

Talking Politics

Why is it next to impossible?

Secure Embrace

On Sukkot, we're all infants in our mother's arms.

I'm Really Sorry

How to say, "I'm sorry."

Empower Your Jewish Journey

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