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Top Ten Gifts for Children

Top Ten Gifts for Children

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

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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.

4 Ways to Build Resilience in Kids

4 Ways to Build Resilience in Kids

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How to instill confidence in children that they can handle life’s challenges and disappointments.

6 Ways to Get Your Child to Bed on Time

6 Ways to Get Your Child to Bed on Time

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How to take charge and stop losing this battle.

Five Reasons a Good Marriage is Essential for Parenting

Five Reasons a Good Marriage is Essential for Parenting

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Working on your marriage may be the most important thing you’ll do to ensure your children’s emotional health.

4 Ways to Teach Kids to be Grateful

4 Ways to Teach Kids to be Grateful

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How parents can teach their kids to curb their drive to acquire and appreciate what they have.

4 Steps to Stop Sibling Rivalry

4 Steps to Stop Sibling Rivalry

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How to help your kids get along.

Secrets to Happy Families

Secrets to Happy Families

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Three proven tips to strengthening your family.

5 Simple Ways to Get Your Kids to Listen

5 Simple Ways to Get Your Kids to Listen

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How to stop struggling with your kids and win their cooperation.

My Two-Year-Old Addict

My Two-Year-Old Addict

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It was no longer cute. My baby’s obsession with the computer was becoming harmful.

Helping Children Overcome Fear

Helping Children Overcome Fear

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Cultivating trust in God.

Teenage Rebel

Teenage Rebel

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Why do so many teenagers rebel against their parents?

Mommy Thursdays

Mommy Thursdays

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How including my children in Shabbat preparations changed our relationship.

Kids with No Patience

Kids with No Patience

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Teaching our kids patience, anticipation, and humility in today’s hassle-free world.

Back to School with a Smile

Back to School with a Smile

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9 tips from a mother of 12.

Talking to Kids about Rosh Hashanah

Talking to Kids about Rosh Hashanah

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Without lecturing and admonishing.

How to Communicate with Your Kids

How to Communicate with Your Kids

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The 5 most important nonverbal elements in getting your kids to listen.

5 Simple Ways to Teach Kids to Be Responsible

5 Simple Ways to Teach Kids to Be Responsible

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And it’s your responsibility to do it.

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Respect

5 Ways to Teach Your Child Respect

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How to build an atmosphere of respect in your home.

Royal Jewish Name

Royal Jewish Name

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Jewish names speak to our very essence.

6 Ways to Avoid a Public Meltdown

6 Ways to Avoid a Public Meltdown

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With a little forethought, lots of empathy and a good babysitter, they can be prevented.