Get latest articles and videos with Jewish
inspiration and insights
Even though I married later in life, I anticipated having children. I still can’t believe it’s not going to happen. I wasn’t prepared for this.
The fashion faux pas is offensive, but save your indignation and focus on more critical issues.
Let's do our part to help find our missing Jewish brother.
Nearly two thirds of British Jews are questioning their future in the United Kingdom.
A timely message from the Book of Daniel.
Lieutenant Adam Landau on Hamas’ use of human shields.
It's not enough to condemn evil; it must be confronted and conquered.
Forcing your kids to answer your calls. Is it a good idea?
How can I be of the same species as the person who saws off a man's head with a 6-inch knife?
When you don’t know where to begin, start here.
Time to start preparing your end-of-year spiritual report.
The power of saying thank you. Watch this inspiring Ted Talk.
How to ensure your children thrive.
Fresh and simple recipes.
How to show appreciation.
Three mantras for finding your soul mate.
Six tips on how to break up like a mensch.
Without looking like a stalker!
A burst in technology, a drop in morality, and the Jewish return to Israel are all predicted as precursors to the Messiah.
The Bible is the best selling book in human history. Its moral, spiritual and even political impact has been profound and unmistakable. How did that come to be?
So you think you know alot about Hamas?
Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
A dialogue with your higher self.
The last month of the Jewish calendar is actually the most important – serving as preparation for the High Holidays.
Fun, inspiring Rosh Hashanah music video to enjoy and share.
The power of visualizing change.
Why dump a bucket of ice on your head when you can…
Gas prices keep going up. Here are my tips to keep your costs down.
How can we foster greatness in our children?
Must-see video if you or somebody you know is critical of Israel.
Support Israel's efforts to stop the Hamas rocket attacks.
The Middle East conflict explained through school bullying.
March 29, 2008
September 2, 2008 9:56 PM
In response to the previous writer. If your child is biting another child and is hurting her, you need to step in and say No firmly as well as point out to the biter: "Look, you are hurting her. Sarah is crying because you hurt her." Show the biter the ramifications of her behavior. I also think it is important to make the biter feel a bit of empathy for his victim and ultimately, remorse. A 2 year old can learn to "read" other children if taught to do so. Teaching a child to take note of other children's facial expressions will make him a more sensitive and thoughtful playmate and will lead to solid friendships. Saying " You shared your crayons with Eli. He is happy now and smiling. Look how happy you made him. That was very thoughtful". These things can be taught!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe,
July 23, 2008 2:23 PM
Apologize for your child
If your child hurts another child, you should apologize to the mother or caretaker and and the child, and let them know that you will be taking the matter seriously - you will teach your child how to refrain from this kind of behavior in the future. Then, at an appropriate time (privately is best), teach your child what he/she needs to know!
July 14, 2008 8:47 PM
Hi, I understand the technique, however I have a question. What do you do when your child is biting another child, especially not your own, and it is hurting the child? As a parent, if another child was biting my child, I would not be too thrilled if the biters mother just said NO, and walked away. What do you do in the situation where it is hurting someone? thanks for your help
Display my name?
Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.