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Our Job As Parents

Director, supervisor, and consultant.

Published: September 13, 2008


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Visitor Comments: 15

(15) B. Solomon, November 24, 2008 1:28 AM

Thanks

I love all of your videos. I look forward to viewing the new ones when they come out and I often view your earlier videos more than once. So, I just wanted to say "thanks!"

(14) Anonymous, October 12, 2008 5:24 PM

so inspirational

I love your site, keep up the great work. Shana Tova U'mesuka

(13) andrew, September 18, 2008 9:08 AM

exceptional!

Yor are my best consultant for my daily chalenges like a parent! Thank you so much.

(12) Feigele, September 17, 2008 6:06 PM

All of the Above!

Let’s imagine you have 5 or 6 or more children. So how many times and how long are you going to be a director, a supervisor and a consultant. How do you keep track when and with which child your position should be. How do you jungle from one to the other? Do you say to yourself, ok this is Jim, so now I’m a director, oh, here comes Rachel, ha ha careful Im now a supervisor, oh no, Robert is calling, he needs some advices. Oh boy, who am I? I’m confused, what just happened, did I give advice to Jim and told Robert what to do or hurray I got it right I was a supervisor with Rachel, then of course, comes Lea and Sam, which one am I with them. Ok, forget about the whole thing, I think I’ll just be a mom and G-d will let me know how to handle each of my children at any time and any place. Of course, there is a time and place for everything, but as a mom I believe we are all of the above: director, supervisor and consultant at all times. You cannot severe your ties at a certain time or age. It has to be constant.

(11) Shoshana, September 17, 2008 8:50 AM

Great!

I always enjoy Lori's words. Today, the simplicity and directness of her message make it phenomenol. But, how can the director mother of a fifty-something all of a sudden stop directing and start being a consultant? Lastly, I feel relieved that I am a consultant to three thirty-something year old parents.

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