How to Get That Extra Hour of Sleep During the Fall Clock Change— Even Though You Have Kids!

Do you children usually wake up at dawn that day we push back the clocks? Here’s how to get their bedtimes and wake-times back to normal.   By Chaya Shifra Sadoff   Some things in the world should just be predictable, know what I mean? Like time. That steady tick-tick-tick of the second hand is rhythmic, soothing, predictable. I know that at the...

General Tso’s Chicken with Ramen: Make It On the Stove or in a Crock-Pot!

Who doesn’t love Chinese food? This is better than take-out and ready in 20 minutes (or make ahead using your Crock-Pot!).   By Sara Goldstein The temperature outside is slowly dropping. I feel myself reaching for cozy sweaters, hot drinks, and comforting food. I can’t say i'm mad about it! I know it will resonate with alot of you when I...

How do we raise healthy, confident girls in today’s society?

Teens today get so many mixed messages about health.   By Julie Botton, IN Health Coach   So, how do we raise healthy, confident girls in today’s society? That’s a pretty loaded question and a very important one. It’s also a question that we’ve come to expect from parents addressing the needs of teenagers. Yet, more and more often, I am getting...

All I Want is a Cozy Hoodie or Sweatshirt (Our Top Picks!)

Because it’s the time of year when you want that extra warmth.   By Esti Waldman   Summer seems to have left without even saying goodbye, and sweatshirt weather became the new reality overnight. If you’re caught scrambling like we are, check out these options and get your whole family cozy without leaving your house.   Need a good option for school, with no words...

A Great Big List of Healthy Foods to Enjoy on Shabbos

Do you find it difficult to create a healthier, lower calorie Shabbos menu? I put together a list of all of my favorites so you can enjoy a healthy Shabbos with all the foods you love. By Bina Gottdiener Find it hard to figure out a way to have your “oneg Shabbos” without getting your diet derailed? Then you’ll find this...

We Had a Stylist Pick 7 Great Looks for You for Fall.

Need easy pieces? Want to look classy and put together this fall and winter? You don’t need to look further. By Estee Stern   The Leather Two-Piece Set. Definitely for the trendier woman, but it’s still very classy. Either buy both pieces and have a stunning look that will look so finished and classy or wear the shirt tucked into a black...

How to Make Fermented Pickles – for Health!

Fermented pickles have great health benefits and they're worth the wait.  By Shaindy Niederman   If you read about my quest to heal my son’s eczema, then you read that I tried and failed many times at the challenge of making my own fermented vegetables (Read why fermented veggies are beneficial for health here). If I’ve learned one lesson in life, it...

Yes, Mom. Smoother Mornings Are Possible!

Is every morning a marathon to get everyone out of the house and where they need to be in time?   Do you feel exhausted before you even get to start your day? And do you feel guilty for yelling and shoving your kids out the door instead of sending them off calmly and ready to start their day?   We can...

My One Little Trick That Helped Me Master the Art of Making Shabbos

All I had to do was listen to that timer...   By Miriam Hammer   I’m usually an organized person: I can plan a month's worth of lessons, create custom itineraries for travelers, head school productions and create day camp programs. But it took me 9 years to figure out how to make Shabbos.   Making Shabbos was something I couldn't seem to...

It’s Here! Our H&M Fall Favorites for Mom, Kids, and Home

Where else can you find so much style at such little prices? We searched and found the best of the best for your wardrobe and home...for less. And here they are... A Bead-Embroidered Sweater - so classic and chic. The perfect  Patterned Maxi Dress A Fine Knit Skirt + Flared Knit Top to take your wardrobe up a notch. This Ribbed Dress that...