The Stress of Modern Parenting

The power of a parent’s love is more valuable than any after school activity, technology or pair of sneakers money can buy.

5 Harmful Habits that Impede Children from Creating Healthy Relationships

How parents unknowingly hinder children’s abilities to form strong relationships later in life.

PODCAST: My Child is Being Bullied. Now What?

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser’s four steps to helping a child who’s being bullied.

The Number One Parenting Question

Why don’t my kids listen to me and what should I do about it?

The 30 Minute Screen-Free Hanukkah Challenge

Enhance your family’s Hanukkah and turn off all devices for 30 minutes while your menorah lights burn.

5 Daily Mantras for Kids (and Adults, too!)

Five phrases to help you and your child put things in perspective when the days are feeling especially long.

Top 10 Parenting Mistakes

Boo-boos, blunders and mess-ups… and how to avoid them.

The Bossy Child

How to channel their potential to become the leader they’re meant to be.

What I Told My Children about the Pittsburgh Massacre

My response is to continue to raise my children to have proud Jewish identities and bring more light into the world.

The After School Meltdown

What you need to know to navigate this common tantrum.

PODCAST: Wanting My Child to Treat Me Like a Friend

Rabbi Zev Leff on blurring the line between being an authority figure and peer.

PODCAST: When You Suspect Your Child has a Mental illness

Dr. Jacob Freedman’s guide to overcoming the stigma and getting proper treatment.

Kids and Sports: Our New Dysfunction

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

Five Reasons Every Jewish Family should Celebrate Sukkot and Simchat Torah

One of the best ways to embrace being Jewish with joy and to transmit that love for being Jewish to our children.

INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Phrases to Help Create a Peaceful Home

Because everyone needs to take a deep breath once in a while.

10 Parenting Lessons in 20 Years

They grow up and mature, and turn into great adults. It really happens.

How to Make the Back-to-School Transition Easier

Practical advice on lowering tensions in the morning and beating the back to school blues.

What Kind of Father Do I Want to Be?

I am realizing that my love for investing can dangerously conflict with my love for my family.

PODCAST: Why is My Teenager So Defiant?

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky on positive parenting through teen angst.

INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Phrases that Stop Backtalk

Take a deep breath and practice these statements.

PODCAST: Little Kids; Chronically Ill Parent

How Orit Esther Riter and her family adjust to her physical limitations.

The 7 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make

These are the serious ones that emotionally harm our children.

4 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Love One Another

This week is a perfect time to work on fostering kindness and love in your home.

How to Talk to Your Teen

The art to keeping connected to teens.

Respect Your Kids and They’ll Respect You

5 ways to model respect through action and speech without giving up your authority.

Moms, Give the Father of Your Kids the Appreciation They Deserve

Five ways to appreciate your husband’s role as father of the house.

Over-Zealous Parenting is Harming our Children

How to raise independent kids in today ‘s world.

A Father’s Promises

A reminder for fathers everywhere.

Motivating the Addict in the Family to Seek Help

Dr. Jacob Freedman on the warning signs of addiction and treatment.

How to be a Spiritual Role Model to Your Children

The four key steps to being a spiritual exemplar in your family.

6 Lessons that Made Me a Better Mom

Practical advice that made a big difference.

Want Your Kids to Remain Jewish? Better Start Early

The growing field of attachment theory suggests that our religious affiliations later in life are determined chiefly in our first years.

PODCAST: The United State of Parenthood

Rabbi Zev Leff’s guide to overcoming parenting challenges together.

Preventing Abuse at Summer Camp

Steps that parents should take to help their child have a safe and enjoyable summer.

PODCAST: Who is Mommy Talking To?

Rabbi Menachem Nissel’s guide for parents and children to connect with God.

The Oscar Nominated Film about the Four Sons at the Seder

One young man, whose parents thought him wicked and simple, turned out to be truly wise and changed the course of history.

Passover Fun for Children

Passover night is all about the children. Here are 6 practical ideas for every family.

PODCAST: Making Seder Night Fun and Exciting

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky on the biggest challenge for parents Seder night.

3 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Learn

How to instill a growth mindset in your kids.

Purim and Our Children’s Super Powers

Orit Esther Riter on how Jewish children were instrumental in changing the Purim narrative.

5 Ways to Raise Confident Kids

Practical and proven advice for all parents.

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