As a single mother of four, I’m tiring of elitist parents who desire shorter school days and complain about the rising costs of sleepaway camp
A new report details the factors that impact success in young adults
Just in time for Father’s Day, a new book purports to help fathers with ‘the worst job you’ll ever love.’ Don’t listen.
I’ll never forget the day my son, not yet three, said to me, ‘I want a haircut’
In my daughter’s eyes, nose, and spirit, I see her strong, diverse foremothers
Comedian spreads message of wife Jessica Seinfeld’s Fatherhood Initiative
I’m not ‘a mom.’ I’m just her mom.
After years of my daughter begrudgingly agreeing to tulle and tiaras, a revolt
All our children deserve love, joy, and a Jewish education
A case of how doing what seems wrong can also be what’s right
Bending my rules—but not breaking them—let my son play ball without forgetting that family and synagogue still come first
As sirens blare and security concerns mount, parents try to keep kids calm
New rituals create ways to symbolically acknowledge Jews’ covenant with God without actually circumcising infants
A Jewish education helped him get over his childhood obsession with Jesus. Then he made up his own mind about what he believed.
When one teen began bingeing and purging, there were places she could go, but her mother felt she had nowhere to turn
As a Soviet Jewish émigré, I broke all ties to Russia and its language—or so I thought, until my daughter was born
My husband is Episcopalian, but together we have created a committed Jewish family and stayed part of the Jewish community
A weekend retreat inspires advocacy for gay Orthodox Jews and creates a support network for families in religious communities
The author of 2011’s most notorious parenting book is back with ‘The Triple Package,’ an even more divisive book written with her husband
I tried to get pregnant for months. But when my fertility treatments worked too well, I faced an unexpected moral quandary.
When my youngest sister got married, our parents marked the day with an unexpectedly traditional celebration. And it changed them.
Don’t break the rules just to help your kids get ahead. Teach them to be mensches by setting an example with your own behavior.
Every night, I took part in a prayer group to help a sick child and her family. But I’m the one who ended up transformed.
When I was young, my father cared for me. Now he’s old and needs my help, but can I really provide it?
At his bar mitzvah, my son took his place in the men’s section of the shul—a place where mothers can’t go
I’ve taught my children to love Israel. This summer, I tried to start a more complicated conversation.
I’ve become the overscheduling parent I hate. But Shabbat, havdalah in particular, can slow kids down.
My son’s first day of class went surprisingly well: no knife fights in the schoolyard, no time in solitary confinement
Think your kid can get into the B’nai Bagel Preschool for Overly Gifted Toddlers? Take the test.
Simple guidelines for making moms neurotic, from Marge Simpson’s favorite magazine, Fretful Mother