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My Top Three Tips for Preventing Toddler Bedtime Tantrums

My Top Three Tips for Preventing Toddler Bedtime Tantrums

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Bedtime doesn't have to be a struggle. Here’s how you can make it an enjoyable time for you and your toddler.

Ensure Your Child is Getting These Four Basic Needs

Ensure Your Child is Getting These Four Basic Needs

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When your child misbehaves, first check that these four essential needs are being met.

10 Guidelines for Healthy Discipline

10 Guidelines for Healthy Discipline

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How to administer effective discipline without hurting your child.

7 Phrases to Create a Peaceful Family

7 Phrases to Create a Peaceful Family

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Get in the habit of using these expressions to infuse calm into your home.

The Fragile Child

The Fragile Child

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Ten indispensable rules for raising a very sensitive, highly emotional child.

Be a Playful Parent

Be a Playful Parent

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It’s one of the best parenting skills, and your children will love it too.

Nurturing Gifted Children

Nurturing Gifted Children

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The five most important things to be aware of in raising gifted children.

Ten Phrases Not to Say to Our Kids

Ten Phrases Not to Say to Our Kids

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Some things are better left unsaid.

The Vanishing American Adult

The Vanishing American Adult

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How to raise kids with the resilience to face life’s challenges.

How to Improve Your Child’s Behavior

How to Improve Your Child’s Behavior

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One good deed will bring another.

10 Yiddish Sayings about Jewish Mothers

10 Yiddish Sayings about Jewish Mothers

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Great lines to share on mother’s day.

Dear Guilt: A Mother’s Day Letter Every Mother Needs to Read

Dear Guilt: A Mother’s Day Letter Every Mother Needs to Read

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Ever since my first child was born you’ve been undermining my confidence. Enough is enough.

Why Less is More for Your Kids

Why Less is More for Your Kids

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The power of simplicity parenting to raise happier, more secure children.

A Very Brief Guide for Step-Parents

A Very Brief Guide for Step-Parents

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Some practical wisdom I’ve been forced to learn.

Six Afikomen Presents to Give Your Children

Six Afikomen Presents to Give Your Children

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Items of lasting value to give your kids this Passover.

When Spouse and Child are Against You

When Spouse and Child are Against You

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How to ensure you and your spouse are united and build better bonds in your family.

Jewish Wisdom on Raising My ADHD Son

Jewish Wisdom on Raising My ADHD Son

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Each of us is given different traits, inclinations, capabilities. The only question is: what do we choose to do with them?

3 Ways to Help Your Child Deal with a Stressful Situation

3 Ways to Help Your Child Deal with a Stressful Situation

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How to help your kids bounce back after going through a nerve-wracking experience.

How to Connect Better with Your Children

How to Connect Better with Your Children

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Ask yourself these six questions.

3 Ways to Raise Kind Kids

3 Ways to Raise Kind Kids

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Teaching our children to bring the light of goodness to a dark world.

7 Ways to Help Strong-Willed Kids Listen

7 Ways to Help Strong-Willed Kids Listen

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How to avoid resistance and combat and win their cooperation.

7 Phrases that Stop Bad Behavior in its Tracks

7 Phrases that Stop Bad Behavior in its Tracks

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Using these mantras often can turn some of the most difficult parenting moments around.

3 Steps to Help Your Child Talk about Difficult Things

3 Steps to Help Your Child Talk about Difficult Things

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This is about his ability to trust and share, not about you knowing the details of the story.

Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin N? Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin N?

Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin N?

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It may be the most important thing you can give them.

5 Things Your Kids Wish You Knew (Infographic)
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5 Things Your Kids Wish You Knew (Infographic)

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But don’t know how to tell you.

8 Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Your Child

8 Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Your Child

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Nurturing optimism in yourself and your family.

Where has Zaidy Gone?

Where has Zaidy Gone?

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A new book teaches parents how to talk about death with kids.

The Three Most Common Parenting Mistakes

The Three Most Common Parenting Mistakes

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And how to stop making them.

How to Raise Leaders

How to Raise Leaders

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Instill these five essential traits.

The 5 Best Hanukkah Gifts to Give to Your Children

The 5 Best Hanukkah Gifts to Give to Your Children

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This year, give the greatest gifts money can’t buy.

Our Children are Listening
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Our Children are Listening

Our Children are Listening

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It’s how we speak and treat each other every day that makes the deepest impact on our children.

A Timeless Gift for Hanukkah

A Timeless Gift for Hanukkah

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For eight days, the glow of our menorah will be augmented by the darkness of my smartphone.

Mindset: Ten Transformative Quotes on Teaching Children to Grow

Mindset: Ten Transformative Quotes on Teaching Children to Grow

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How to instill real confidence and embrace failure as part of the learning process.

8 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Your Children

8 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Your Children

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Including “Who spilled the milk?” and “How was school today?”

Awesome Jars: A Transformational Tool for your Family

Awesome Jars: A Transformational Tool for your Family

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Instilling the art of acknowledging the good into your home.

The 6 Most Powerful Things You Can Say to Raise Confident Kids

The 6 Most Powerful Things You Can Say to Raise Confident Kids

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Print these statements and repeat them often!

4 Parenting Skills You Can’t Live Without

4 Parenting Skills You Can’t Live Without

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Simple and effective communication techniques that make a huge difference.

How to Build a Happy Second Marriage

How to Build a Happy Second Marriage

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What a remarried couple needs to know to start their blended family on the right foot.

5 Things Parents Can Do to Help Siblings be Friends Forever
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Infographic: 5 Things Parents Can Do to Help Siblings be Friends Forever

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How to foster strong family bonds.

3 Ways to Give Your Family a Spiritual Makeover

3 Ways to Give Your Family a Spiritual Makeover

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The High Holidays are an ideal time to strengthen the spiritual well-being of your home.

8 Ways to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

8 Ways to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

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Practical tools that work, even when the honey spills everywhere.

Slovie Speaks: How to Instill a Love for Judaism in Your Children
Slovie Speaks
Slovie Speaks: How to Instill a Love for Judaism in Your Children

Slovie Speaks: How to Instill a Love for Judaism in Your Children

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3 things I learned from my parents.

Best Parenting Tip: Be a Great Spouse

Best Parenting Tip: Be a Great Spouse

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Treating each other with utmost love and respect gives your children the greatest gift imaginable.

Bless Your Children

Bless Your Children

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5 lessons I’ve learned from blessing my kids Friday night.

Your First Day of School

Your First Day of School

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Six quick lessons I'm sharing with my children.

Back to School: 4 Ways to Ease the Transition

Back to School: 4 Ways to Ease the Transition

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How to navigate this tricky time of year.

Family Bonding

Family Bonding

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The three most important traits every family needs.

Unconditional Acceptance versus Boundaries

Unconditional Acceptance versus Boundaries

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Each strategy is critical for different tasks: to regulate a child’s behavior and to build a child’s emotional health.

Seven Common Parenting Mistakes

Seven Common Parenting Mistakes

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Because a wise parent learns from the mistakes of others.