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6 Summer Activities for Bonding with Your Kids

6 Summer Activities for Bonding with Your Kids

Summer vacation can become a cherished time for strengthening our relationships with our children.

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A Father’s Promises

A Father’s Promises

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A reminder for fathers everywhere.

Because My Father Believes in Me

Because My Father Believes in Me

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My dad was there at 3 AM helping me train for the Boston marathon. He was there when I crossed the finish line too.

Father Still Knows Best

Father Still Knows Best

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TV dad Jim Anderson may be from the 1950s, but he could teach today's fathers a thing or two.

Why Your Son Doesn’t Talk to You

Why Your Son Doesn’t Talk to You

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And why he probably won’t speak to his children either.

Half a Mother

Half a Mother

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Accepting the gift of single motherhood.

Four Mantras to Help Moms Keep their Cool

Four Mantras to Help Moms Keep their Cool

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Because happy and healthy mothers make happy and healthy children.

How to Help Your Kids to Stop Worrying

How to Help Your Kids to Stop Worrying

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5 simple stress busters for kids.

Do’s and Don’ts for Divorced Dads

Do’s and Don’ts for Divorced Dads

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It’s not easy being a single father. Some practical advice on how to make the best of the situation.

Questions to Spark Your Seder

Questions to Spark Your Seder

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6 questions that give us a deeper understanding of Passover.

5 Ways to Ensure Your Kids Love Being Jewish

5 Ways to Ensure Your Kids Love Being Jewish

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Backed up by modern research and over 3,000 years of Jewish wisdom.

7 Ways to Get your Kids to Help You This Passover

7 Ways to Get your Kids to Help You This Passover

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How to win your kids’ cooperation.

Amazing Ideas for Parenting Teens

Amazing Ideas for Parenting Teens

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Love them like you are running out of time, because you are.

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.

Raising Teens with Jewish Values

Raising Teens with Jewish Values

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8 tips on encouraging your teens to embrace Jewish values.

4 Defining Moments of Parenting

4 Defining Moments of Parenting

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Treasuring the gift of our children.

Cut to the Chase: The Secret to Raising Happy, Emotionally Resilient Children
Cut to the Chase

Cut to the Chase: The Secret to Raising Happy, Emotionally Resilient Children

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Convey the message: I enjoy spending time with you.

How to Raise a Creative Child

How to Raise a Creative Child

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Ignite their passion and respect their individuality.

5 Common Parenting Mistakes

5 Common Parenting Mistakes

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Becoming an even better parent starts right here.

The Best Gift for Your Children

The Best Gift for Your Children

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The most important thing you can give your kids is a happy marriage.

Connecting with Teens

Connecting with Teens

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

The Power of Yet

The Power of Yet

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The key to encouraging your kids to dream big.

7 Ways to Build Your Teens’ Confidence

7 Ways to Build Your Teens’ Confidence

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How you can help your children believe in themselves.

Fostering Trust in Our Children

Fostering Trust in Our Children

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Six ways to nurture this important characteristic in a world filled with mistrust and dishonesty.

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.

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

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.

8 Tips for Lighting the Menorah

8 Tips for Lighting the Menorah

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How to deepen the candle-lighting experience for the entire family.

The Gift of the Past Present

The Gift of the Past Present

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The biggest gift our family has ever received is the absence of presents.

Six Ways to Be Patient with Our Children

Six Ways to Be Patient with Our Children

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Parenting is exasperating. Here are some tips to keep in mind.

ADHD: From Victim to Victor

ADHD: From Victim to Victor

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

How to Talk to Your Kids about the Paris Attacks

How to Talk to Your Kids about the Paris Attacks

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Five strategies to help our children cope.

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!”

Creating Security for Children in a Scary World

Creating Security for Children in a Scary World

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How to make a pocket of peace for our families and ourselves.

The Gift of Failure

The Gift of Failure

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

Anger and Adolescence

Anger and Adolescence

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How to cool the flame of teenage anger.

5 Most Important Lessons from a Mother of a Special Needs Child

5 Most Important Lessons from a Mother of a Special Needs Child

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The blessings and struggles of raising a son who is on the autism spectrum.

How to Foster Gratitude in Children

How to Foster Gratitude in Children

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This New Year make thankfulness your parenting goal.

Beat the Back to School Blues

Beat the Back to School Blues

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

Raising Compassionate Children

Raising Compassionate Children

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How to reinforce this important quality in your home.

Steven Spielberg, E.T. and Growing Up Jewish

Steven Spielberg, E.T. and Growing Up Jewish

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Teaching kids to take pride in their heritage.

Raising Independent Children

Raising Independent Children

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My parents successfully raised 10 kids, due primarily to these 7 key secrets.

How to Raise Kids in a Digital World

How to Raise Kids in a Digital World

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Parents must tune in as kids tune out.

3 Simple Ways to Teach Your Children to Love Others

3 Simple Ways to Teach Your Children to Love Others

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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.

8 Ways to Be a Better Parent
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Infographic: 8 Ways to Be a Better Parent

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Because every parent can use a quick reminder.

ADHD and Women: The Hidden Disorder

ADHD and Women: The Hidden Disorder

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

Protecting Your Children

Protecting Your Children

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How to properly prepare ourselves and our children for the summer. A frank discussion.

Teaching Kids to be a Jewish Hero

Teaching Kids to be a Jewish Hero

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Five ways to help our children realize their hero potential.

How to be a Parent: A Father's Day Special

How to be a Parent: A Father's Day Special

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Koby Mandell wrote this article on parenting the year before he was brutally murdered by terrorists.