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June 22, 2015 11:52 PM
Why is it so Difficult?
Reproducing and carrying on our species should be the easiest thing in the world. It's natural. Mothers naturally produce milk for food, and later teach their young how to provide their own food, Mothers' instinct has been to protect their young for thousands of years, and the same thing goes in 2015. Women make it so hard for themselves. Babies need 24 hour food, shelter, safety and all the basics of care for at least 2 years. Then, more safety, guidance and support and teaching, and kindness for another 15 years. Women surely know this is a job about loving and caring and devotion when deciding to parent a child. When did the big crisis begin that parenting is the hardest job in the world? When a woman asks when does it all get easier, I would say when you decide to make it easier on yourself and on your children.
November 10, 2013 6:41 PM
I enjoy sleeping through the night
I disagree to what was said about being dissapointed when a child reaches new milestones. My husband and I were so happy when our son started sleeping theough the night and when he became potty trained and started getting dressed on his own. I guess, to each his own....
November 8, 2013 3:50 AM
Rabbi: I always enjoy your commentary's. if you ever come to henderson,nv I would like to meet you. bruce
November 8, 2013 12:29 AM
special needs children
Very often there are no stages to move forward withchildren with disabilities.Something to think About
November 7, 2013 9:26 PM
You are parent from the child is born to the day you die
Hi! This is only for rabbi Salomon . This is Savta from Dallas , hope you remember me . I miss your youngest . I love your video . Hope you come back to see us . Hope you & your beautiful family are doing well . May HaShem bless you all for the. Beautiful you're doing for Kol Israel I don't have any other way to reach you all , thanks . Shabbat Shalom . Lucienne (Savta)
November 7, 2013 9:09 PM
any stage is great
Children are the best gift a parent can have.Why? because if raised right they are your key to immortality.
November 7, 2013 5:02 PM
Yes, living in the 'now' is a gift that is why it is called, 'the present'
November 6, 2013 5:10 PM
Best Stage is the one they are in right now.
I appreciate your straight and honest remarks. One thought that helps me get through each stage is knowing "It won't last forever." So enjoy the positive part and face the challenging part... For good or bad, this stage won't last forever and we'll be on to something different. (A little more sleep would help though!)
November 7, 2013 3:40 PM
To #1: Beautiful, inciteful comment. May Hashem bless you with much naches from your children.
November 9, 2013 5:50 PM
Sorry, I meant to direct my comment to #2. But #1's comment is also very good.
November 3, 2013 9:47 AM
Excellent commentary. Little kids, little problems. Big kids, big problems.
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