Waking up from the dream of our own omnipotence.
Why Jim and Yael Putney adopted four special needs Jewish children and moved to Israel.
Grappling with my father's mental illness.
Give your children the most important thing they need: your love.
Real change is possible after 50. I know because I saw it happen.
My mother raised two rabbis and the Emmy-award winning creator of the hit show House. What was her secret?
How to get your kids to help with chores and household responsibilities.
Our love for our children -- and our ability to express that love -- will ultimately make them or break them.
One hour a week can transform your relationship with your child.
Being a role model for Jewish values is truly the gift of a lifetime.
Spend time talking and building your relationship with your child.
Loving our children unconditionally, especially those with special needs.
Are we helping our children by protecting them from all of life's difficulties?
Effective tips on how to make learning with your child a positive and enjoyable experience.
Jewish wisdom is silent on whether or not you should use the Ferber method because, contrary to popular belief, it is not a moral issue.
Love is the only real power a parent has.
Go ahead and take her out for dinner, but make sure your display of gratitude isn't just a once-a-year occasion.
My daughter wants the fancy ring, the elaborate gown, and all the bells and whistles that I could not care less about. But this is her wedding, not mine.
In a world dominated by distractions galore, Passover affords parents an opportunity to connect with their kids in a most meaningful and magical way.
Symptoms, causes and what can be done about them.
Proven strategies that reduce the need for discipline.
Effective strategies on how to get your child to do better in school.
Helping your preschoolers cope with nocturnal fears.
Practical dos and don'ts to navigate the often stressful social scene.
Statistics show that 8 out of 10 people who committed suicide gave some warning before taking their lives.
An inspiring, practical list from a relationships expert.
It isn't for everyone, but homeschooling our son is giving him a strong Jewish education that fits his unique needs.
Planting and pruning: the two essential modes in parenting.
In about 10 hours you will be a married man and Mommy and I will be doing the whimpering thing.
How parents can prevent their children from smoking.
I assumed that if I got in early, our daughter would be in full literary swing by the time she reached nursery school. Was I ever wrong.
What parents should do -- and not do -- to meet the challenge.
Maybe you're not such a bad parent (spouse/friend/person) after all.
Disagreements, clashes, struggles are an inevitable part of growing up. Whether they result in animosity or deepened relationships is in our hands.