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After the Fire: 4 Questions for Parents

After the Fire: 4 Questions for Parents

This Passover, let’s take Gabriel Sassoon’s heartbroken words to heart.

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Overcoming Shame

Overcoming Shame

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Courage, compassion and connection can disempower shame.

12 Tips to Get Your Kids to Help Prepare for Passover

12 Tips to Get Your Kids to Help Prepare for Passover

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How to gain the cooperation of your family without yelling.

Not Gifted: Get Over It

Not Gifted: Get Over It

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How we can stop raising a generation of narcissists.

Raising Happy Kids by Letting them be Sad

Raising Happy Kids by Letting them be Sad

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Don’t equate your child’s happiness with being a good parent.

The Power of the Pencil

The Power of the Pencil

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A lesson in how to positively influence children.

Teens, Drinking & Purim

Teens, Drinking & Purim

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Giving your teens helpful, safe guidelines.

8 Things to Tell Your Children Everyday

8 Things to Tell Your Children Everyday

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Giving your kids the love and confidence they need to embrace life.

School Anxiety in Children

School Anxiety in Children

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Managing school-related sadness and anxiety in children.

Help! My Kids Don’t Listen to Me!

Help! My Kids Don’t Listen to Me!

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5 keys to create better listening in your home.

Omi’s Attachment Theory

Omi’s Attachment Theory

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6 tips for healthy bonding with your children.

5 Tips on Raising a Happy Family

5 Tips on Raising a Happy Family

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An infographic that could change your life if you put it into practice.

Raising Independent Children

Raising Independent Children

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How to encourage your kids to let go and fly.

Weak Processing Control

Weak Processing Control

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Why does my child have such a hard time understanding the material?

5 Ways to Teach Kids to Be Responsible for Schoolwork

5 Ways to Teach Kids to Be Responsible for Schoolwork

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How to help your child feel capable and confident that he can succeed in school.

Marriage or Kids: Who Comes First?

Marriage or Kids: Who Comes First?

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How our obsessive focus on parenting is harming our marriage.

How to Raise Kind Kids

How to Raise Kind Kids

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In our self-absorbed society, how do we instill compassion in our children?

4 Simple Ways to Create a Happy Home

4 Simple Ways to Create a Happy Home

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How to create the environment your kids want to come home to.

From Confrontation to Cooperation: Real Solutions for Defiant Children

From Confrontation to Cooperation: Real Solutions for Defiant Children

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How to handle the explosive child.

Top Ten Gifts for Children

Top Ten Gifts for Children

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The greatest gift we can give our children is to recognize their unique light they can bring to the world.

Mom, Why Are We Alive?

Mom, Why Are We Alive?

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Explaining the meaning of life to my son.

Why I Want a Large Family

Why I Want a Large Family

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The blessing of growing up in a home with many siblings.

Six Ways to Instill Perseverance

Six Ways to Instill Perseverance

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Helping kids keep on going, when the going gets tough.

Parenting without Anger

Parenting without Anger

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4 tips on how to keep your cool.

Calling Parents by their First Names

Calling Parents by their First Names

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Is it friendship or disrespect?

Helping Your Learning Disabled Child

Helping Your Learning Disabled Child

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Helping children with learning disabilities deal with their negative feelings about school.

Understanding Your Introverted Child

Understanding Your Introverted Child

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How to stop power struggles, genuinely connect with them and help raise them to meet their full potential.

Adrian Peterson: Discipline or Abuse?

Adrian Peterson: Discipline or Abuse?

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Does corporal punishment transform kids into better people?

8 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect You

8 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect You

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How to teach our children to be respectful and establish authority in our homes.

5 Things Every Child Needs

5 Things Every Child Needs

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How to ensure your children thrive.

Mother & Daughter Tug of War

Mother & Daughter Tug of War

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I stubbornly hang on to my daughter’s childhood as she stubbornly pulls towards adulthood.

I Guess I’m Not Okay

I Guess I’m Not Okay

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In an instant the traumatizing reality of the war came crashing down on me.

How to Praise Your Kids Effectively

How to Praise Your Kids Effectively

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5 ways to build up your kids.

Talking to My Kids about Death

Talking to My Kids about Death

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What I told my kids about Eyal, Gilad and Naftali.

4 Tips on Teaching Kids to Behave

4 Tips on Teaching Kids to Behave

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How to discipline your kids in a positive way.

My Eight Favorite Parenting Lines

My Eight Favorite Parenting Lines

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And why I credit Judaism for all of them.

Five Crucial Things Children Need from their Father

Five Crucial Things Children Need from their Father

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Nothing can replace a father’s love.

Raising Confident Children

Raising Confident Children

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We cannot shield our children from hard work and eventual disappointments. The same goes for parenting.

6 Mistakes I’m Making as a Father

6 Mistakes I’m Making as a Father

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My kids could tell you more but these are the primary issues I confront on a daily basis.

For What Do Parents Praise Their Kids?

For What Do Parents Praise Their Kids?

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The best way to make a better world is to praise kids for what really counts: being good.

Unconditionally Mom

Unconditionally Mom

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Why your mom doesn't hate you even though she should.

5 Ways to Celebrate Mistakes

5 Ways to Celebrate Mistakes

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Let your kids make mistakes and grow from them.

Discipline with Harmony

Discipline with Harmony

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Parenting and counting the Omer.

Kids and Sports: Our New Dysfunction

Kids and Sports: Our New Dysfunction

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Based on my experience in the ER, parents have gone from being supportive to being subtly abusive. Why?

3 Steps to Teach Kids How to be Happy

3 Steps to Teach Kids How to be Happy

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It’s Purim time, is everyone happy? If not, try these tools with your kids.

Spoiled Child Syndrome

Spoiled Child Syndrome

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How to make sure you’re not raising a brat.

6 Tips on Encouraging Your Kids to Help Out

6 Tips on Encouraging Your Kids to Help Out

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Make your kids feel appreciated and valued at home.

You’re Not Leaving the House Wearing That!

You’re Not Leaving the House Wearing That!

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Does accepting our kids choices imply approval?

Tiger Mom’s Racial Theory

Tiger Mom’s Racial Theory

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No race has the monopoly on success. But here’s the most important key to raising successful kids.

Raising Children & Tu B'Shvat

Raising Children & Tu B'Shvat

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Embracing the mission to nurture the inherent potential of our children.