After her son asked to go to temple, one mother wonders what he gets out of it – spirituality? Familiarity? Either way, it makes her happy.
How do we talk about faith with our children? Before her son ever asked the 'Mom, do you believe in God?' question, a mom asked him, 'So what is God?' His answer helped her ponder her own faith more.
Attending a high school reunion may bring back embarrassing memories, but 30 years after graduation, a new perspective can turn those moments into life lessons and understanding that it's OK to be different.
An open letter to Marissa Mayer: Congrats on the job as Yahoo's new CEO. But maybe reconsider your plan to take only a couple of weeks of maternity leave.
A tantrum over getting a desired toy turns into an opportunity to teach a 4-year-old about charity, helping him to decide whether to put his change in the piggy bank or the tzedakah box.
Summer activities for kids can get as booked solid as the rest of the year. Why not create your own summer memories – with a sprinkler, and not necessarily a Little Gym reservation.
Father's Day is a good time for a thank-you list to dads – time to step away from the "mommy wars" and celebrate the Top 10 thank-yous one mom has for the major role a dad plays in raising kids.
Father's Day gifts should come from your kids' imagination, so skip the generic grill or tie and let them create something from the heart. The simplest gift is often the best.
At Modern Parenthood we've been interested in how parents share their faith, or lack thereof, with their children. Our guest blogger shares how her family's relationship with religion has evolved.
Thank you Maurice Sendak, from a mom who loved embracing the wild things beyond the Disney way.
Mel Gibson is involved in another dustup over alleged anti-semitic remarks, and a Jewish mom contemplates how she'll talk to her son about hatred.
A mother debates the merits of reading a Jewish children's book in her son's private pre-school, wondering if the book's Passover plot crosses the church state line.