About the Author


Rifka Schonfeld

An acclaimed educator and education consultant, Rifka Schonfeld has served the Jewish community for close to 30 years. She founded and directs the widely acclaimed educational program, S.O.S (Strategies for Optimum Success), servicing all grade levels. A reading specialist, she gives dynamic workshops and sets up reading labs in many schools. In addition, she performs G.E.D. preparation, evaluations, social skills training and dating coaching, focusing on building self-esteem and self-awareness.Contact her at 718-382-5437, rifkaschonfeld@gmail.com, and online at rifkaschonfeldsos.com.


Nurturing Gifted Children

The five most important things to be aware of in raising gifted children.

Why Less is More for Your Kids

The power of simplicity parenting to raise happier, more secure children.

Stop Drifting

Create the plan to get the life you want.

The Power of Yet

The key to encouraging your kids to dream big.

ADHD: From Victim to Victor

A basic primer of dealing with kids who have this prevalent condition.

The Gift of Failure

Children develop necessary skills and character traits by encountering and overcoming failure.

Anger and Adolescence

How to cool the flame of teenage anger.

Beat the Back to School Blues

How to ease your child’s anxiety and motivate her to achieve in school.

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life

How to free yourself from ingrained habits.

ADHD and Women: The Hidden Disorder

About 40 percent of those with ADHD are women, but many are undiagnosed.

The Worried Child

How to prevent and reduce anxiety.

Overcoming Shame

Courage, compassion and connection can disempower shame.

School Anxiety in Children

Managing school-related sadness and anxiety in children.

Weak Processing Control

Why does my child have such a hard time understanding the material?

ADHD in Children

Hey, the brakes don’t work!

The Classroom Bully

How to take the bully by the horns.

Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome

A 16-year-old girl, trapped in a prison without walls.

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