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Wiring Our Kid's Hard Drives

Everything we say to our kids goes in, and one day they're going to access it.

Published: October 23, 2011


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Visitor Comments: 16

(16) Joey, November 25, 2011 10:38 PM

Flip Side

I’m surprised you didn’t mention the flip side—to be careful what you say to your children, because it, too, really sticks! Remember, everyone, negative comments can harm their values or self-esteem. Thanks for this video and God bless all!

(15) willy, November 6, 2011 5:55 AM

love you

I thought that I might share this. my wife and I have had the pleasure of raising 5 children. Jeff, our first, was diagnose at the age of 6 as being severely mental retardation and autism. Jeff does not communicate. because of him hitting my wife when I wasn't home we have placed him in an group home which has helped out much for his behavior. off and on since he was five I have prayed and asked G-D that he would have Jeff one day to tell momma that he loves her. We know that he loves us but for my wife to here that he loves her would be an special moment for her. Jeff has taught our family an lot over the years. For one we know what it means to love someone unconditionally, because for years not only did he show no love but to give him an hug he would push you away. We bring Jeff home every other weekend. On the weeks we don't my wife on Friday gives him an call and talks to him even though it is an one way conversation. She always ends it with an "bye Jeff , love you". This pass Friday for the very first time Jeff said " love you". Jeff is 30. that night when I prayed all I said was thanks.

(14) Chana Penina, October 28, 2011 5:33 AM

Yasher Koach

Thank you, Lori. I know on an intellectual level you're right. I worry that there is so much unhealthy influence out there, that my kids will be blinded by it. They are all, B"H, bright kids, and I see them making the right choices often. I know that because I'm not a hypocrite, most of what I'm teaching them will stick. Hypocrisy is the most dangerous trap out there, as is the disrespect of individuality. Giving your kids the tools they need to avoid these traps is difficult, as it often comes from people that should be role models to our kids. Our kids are so precious, we have to imbue them with as sturdy a foundation as possible, otherwise the structure won't be sound. I give you and your family credit for not being hypocrites and standing up for our homeland. May you see much nachas from your son and your entire family, and may G-d keep your son and all our children, safe. Yasher Koach

(13) Anonymous, October 27, 2011 1:43 AM

Thank you, Lori

Thank you so very much Lori. Your optimism and genuine nature give me a sense of calm and direction.

(12) Sabina Flores, October 26, 2011 2:54 PM

wired into the hard drive

What about your home in the U.S. It is wonderful to have Israel and to do good for Israel. I am proud to be Jewish American.

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