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What Were They Thinking?

Sometimes you just have to wonder, "What were they thinking?" My wife and I speak on marriage-related topics to variant crowds. We know what we're going to say, but we have no idea what the audience may offer. So, when we speak publicly, before we open the floor to comments or questions (which we welcome), we always preface with a cautionary word not to make any personal or disparaging remarks about one's spouse.

Dear Dr. Yael

Not having kids right now has not been a matter of choice for us.

Dear Dr. Yael

...Israel is a beacon of light in a sea of Islamic darkness...

Eight Ways To Stop Yelling At Your Kids

Many parents admit they yell too much, but do not know how to avoid exploding when irritated. It takes effort and discipline to defeat any addiction, whether it's overeating or cigarette smoking and the screaming addiction is no different. Thankfully, when we really want to grow spiritually, we are given Heavenly guidance.

Brains: Making Connections

The best thing to do is to help your child not only develop both sides of their brain, but also to connect the two sides.

The Nose Knows

I had a great figure and dressed well, but the only thing wrong with me was that I had a very long nose with a huge bump.

Help! I Am Losing Sleep!

Dear Dr. Yael: My husband recently started davening in a vasikin (sunrise) minyan. Our problem is that I am a light sleeper, and he sleeps right through his alarm. I realize that while he is not trying to be cruel by intentionally leaving on his radio in the middle of the night just to hear what is going on in the world, my patience is extremely thin at 4 a.m.

Seize the Moment!

Why does it sometimes feel as if we spend most of our professional lives fixing problems rather than enhancing and improving?

Connect To Love

Question: My husband and I have been married 14 years, have 6 children, each one in a yeshiva and are so overwhelmed. Between shuttling the kids and homework, I feel like my marriage is non-existent. My husband tells me it's normal at this stage in our life but my mother tells me to do something about it. Where do I begin?

Father of the Year – Man in Samaria Saves Children from Fire

Father of three suffered burns on face and shoulders while extricating his family from danger.

At A Loss For Weight

My experiences with weight loss programs have made me see that the focus is all on the wrong aspect of "fat".

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Say No to the Fear

Each of us knows what it feels like to be anxious or apprehensive: the night before a big test, going on a date, or when preparing for Yom Kippur. So, how do you distinguish that normal anxiety from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Communicating Effectively (Part I)

The Meaning of The Communication Is The Response It Elicits

Wholehearted Parenting

Brown argues that this wholehearted living must extend into our parenting.

Engaging Our Young

Dr. Yael Respler is taking a well-deserved vacation this week and asked Eilon Even-Esh to share some thoughts with her readers in her stead.

Dear Dr. Yael

I love my husband dearly and I do everything to make him happy.

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