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About the Author

Dr. Meir Wikler

Dr. Meir Wikler is a psychotherapist and family counselor in private practice in Brooklyn, New York. He is also the author of, Partners With Hashem: Effective Guidelines for Successful Parenting (Artscroll/Mesorah, 2000).
Unusual Sibling Rivalry

Unusual Sibling Rivalry

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Help! Our 7-year-old son is constantly picking fights with his younger sister.


Bringing Children to a Funeral

Bringing Children to a Funeral

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Was I wrong to bring our 10-year-old daughter to her grandfather's funeral?


Gaining Cooperation

Gaining Cooperation

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How to get your kids to help with chores and household responsibilities.


Lion Taming

Lion Taming

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How to deal with your spouse's anger.


Ten Rules for Effective Communication

Ten Rules for Effective Communication

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How to speak so your spouse will listen.


Making Friends

Making Friends

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Helping children build friendships that last.


The 24 Hour Rule

The 24 Hour Rule

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Bite your tongue if necessary, and wait a day before rebutting your spouse on any controversial or emotionally charged topic.


Honey, Just Listen!

Honey, Just Listen!

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How to finally get your spouse to truly hear you.


Learning How to Talk to Your Spouse

Learning How to Talk to Your Spouse

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Four communication skills essential for success in marriage.


What Did You Just Say?

What Did You Just Say?

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Effective ways to respond to your child's disrespect.


Maybe it's Serious?

Maybe it's Serious?

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Dealing with childhood fears of illness and death.


Addicted to Internet

Addicted to Internet

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How to help your teenagers who are hooked online.


Bullies and Nebs

Bullies and Nebs

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Helping your child navigate the childhood food chain.


Dying to be Thin: Teenage Eating Disorders

Dying to be Thin: Teenage Eating Disorders

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Symptoms, causes and what can be done about them.


Motivating an Underachiever

Motivating an Underachiever

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Effective strategies on how to get your child to do better in school.


My Child, the Thief

My Child, the Thief

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Practical advice for parents of children who steal.


Teen Substance Abuse

Teen Substance Abuse

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A first aid guide for parents.


There's a Monster Under My Bed!

There's a Monster Under My Bed!

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Helping your preschoolers cope with nocturnal fears.


Helping Your Teenager Cope with Cliques

Helping Your Teenager Cope with Cliques

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Practical dos and don'ts to navigate the often stressful social scene.


Preventing Adolescent Suicide

Preventing Adolescent Suicide

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Statistics show that 8 out of 10 people who committed suicide gave some warning before taking their lives.


How to talk to your kids about smoking: the Jewish perspective

How to talk to your kids about smoking: the Jewish...

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How parents can prevent their children from smoking.


Obesity in Children

Obesity in Children

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What parents should do -- and not do -- to meet the challenge.


Coming Home

Coming Home

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Coming home after a long day is fraught with expectations and surprises. Some tips for damage control.