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Adina Soclof

Adina Soclof, MS. CCC-SLP, is the Director of Parent Outreach for A+ Solutions, facilitating "How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk" workshops as well as workshops based on “Siblings Without Rivalry.” Adina also runs ParentingSimply.com and is available for speaking engagements. You can reach her and check out her website at www.parentingsimply.com.

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No, LeBron isn’t Jewish but he does embody many Jewish traits.


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5 simple stress busters for kids.


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7 Ways to Get your Kids to Help You This Passover

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How to win your kids’ cooperation.


5 Simple Ways to Discipline without Punishment

5 Simple Ways to Discipline without Punishment

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Effective, non-punitive ways to help our children improve their behavior.


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Raising Teens with Jewish Values

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8 tips on encouraging your teens to embrace Jewish values.


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Connecting with Teens

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Some principles and effective strategies to help you connect with your teen.


5 Ways to Stop Sibling Rivalry

5 Ways to Stop Sibling Rivalry

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Practical tips on how to make sure all your children feel equally loved.


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Teen Behavior: It’s Not as Crazy as You Think

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4 principles to help understand why your teens act the way they do.


9 Ways to be a Great Parent

9 Ways to be a Great Parent

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The fundamental things you need to know to raise children in a positive, healthy way.


5 Ways to Get Rid of Back Talk from Kids

5 Ways to Get Rid of Back Talk from Kids

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What to do when you child screams, “You’re the worst mother in the world! I hate you!”


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Love without judgment starts at home.


10 Best Summer Survival Skills for Parents

10 Best Summer Survival Skills for Parents

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A sane guide for the entire family.


The Myth of Perfect Parenting

The Myth of Perfect Parenting

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Three ways to let go of impossible expectations and embrace imperfection.


Helping Your Daughter Make Friends & Keep Them

Helping Your Daughter Make Friends & Keep Them

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How to help your daughter manage their roller coaster social lives.


4 Ways to Promote Emotional Health in Kids

4 Ways to Promote Emotional Health in Kids

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Do you have faith in your kids?


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How to gain the cooperation of your family without yelling.


Raising Happy Kids by Letting them be Sad

Raising Happy Kids by Letting them be Sad

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Don’t equate your child’s happiness with being a good parent.


Teens, Drinking & Purim

Teens, Drinking & Purim

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Giving your teens helpful, safe guidelines.


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How to help your child feel capable and confident that he can succeed in school.


4 Simple Ways to Create a Happy Home

4 Simple Ways to Create a Happy Home

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How to create the environment your kids want to come home to.


Six Ways to Instill Perseverance

Six Ways to Instill Perseverance

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Helping kids keep on going, when the going gets tough.


Parenting without Anger

Parenting without Anger

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4 tips on how to keep your cool.


Helping Your Learning Disabled Child

Helping Your Learning Disabled Child

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Helping children with learning disabilities deal with their negative feelings about school.


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Understanding Your Introverted Child

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How to stop power struggles, genuinely connect with them and help raise them to meet their full potential.


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8 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect You

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How to teach our children to be respectful and establish authority in our homes.


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5 ways to build up your kids.


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How to discipline your kids in a positive way.


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5 Ways to Celebrate Mistakes

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Let your kids make mistakes and grow from them.


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It’s Purim time, is everyone happy? If not, try these tools with your kids.


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6 Tips on Encouraging Your Kids to Help Out

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Make your kids feel appreciated and valued at home.


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4 Ways to Build Resilience in Kids

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How to instill confidence in children that they can handle life’s challenges and disappointments.


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6 Ways to Get Your Child to Bed on Time

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How to take charge and stop losing this battle.


4 Ways to Teach Kids to be Grateful

4 Ways to Teach Kids to be Grateful

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How parents can teach their kids to curb their drive to acquire and appreciate what they have.


4 Steps to Stop Sibling Rivalry

4 Steps to Stop Sibling Rivalry

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How to help your kids get along.


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5 Simple Ways to Get Your Kids to Listen

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How to stop struggling with your kids and win their cooperation.


Talking to Kids about Rosh Hashanah

Talking to Kids about Rosh Hashanah

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Without lecturing and admonishing.


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5 Simple Ways to Teach Kids to Be Responsible

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And it’s your responsibility to do it.


6 Ways to Avoid a Public Meltdown

6 Ways to Avoid a Public Meltdown

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With a little forethought, lots of empathy and a good babysitter, they can be prevented.


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Avoid the lectures. A gesture or one word is often the best way to communicate with kids.


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Stop Rolling Your Eyes at Me!

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A simple way to get through to your kids: empathy.