Love Thy Principal

Teachers are human too. A little bit of effort on your part can go a long way to helping your child in the classroom.

Combating Jealousy

"Joshua got a bigger piece of cake than me!" How can we replace our children's fear of being shortchanged with a secure feeling that they have all they need?

Coping With Fear

How to teach your children to cope with living in a scary, sometimes unjust world.

Is God a Man or a Woman?

Q. My four-year-old daughter has begun to ask about God. Is God a man or a woman? What is God? What should I tell her?

Opening Our Homes: What's In It For Our Kids

A home is your castle, but is also a tool for teaching your children sharing, hospitality, and caring about others.


Children who fly into temper tantrums may be modeling their behavior on parents who use anger as a teaching tool.

Gaining Respect

Treating your kids with respect is the best way to teach them to respect you. Think you can pull it off?

Talking to Your Kids About Divorce

Q: What does it mean when people get divorced?

Instilling Humility in Children

Don't equate humility with weakness. The truly humble person is the strongest of all, as the example of Moses aptly demonstrates.

Why doesn't God answer me?

Q: Why doesn't God answer me?

Does being Jewish mean I'm different from my friends?

Q: Does being Jewish mean I'm different from my friends?

Will Your Child Grow Up To Be A Thief?

Acceptable stealing -- such as lying about a child's age to gain cheaper admission -- communicates an indelible lesson.

Being an Imperfect Parent

Perfectionists are living in the wrong world. Teach your children how to avoid this debilitating habit.

How do I talk to my kids about the fact of life?

Q: How do I talk to my kids about the facts of life, from a Jewish perspective?

The Art of Positive Reinforcement

What you praise and criticize is what you get. So be careful!

Why does God Make People Sick?

Q: Why does God make people sick?

The Positive - Negative Ratio

Of course you love your child. But in the midst of all the daily demands and negativity, does your child really know this?

The Parenting Game

Good parenting means paying attention to the uniqueness of each child.

Where did grandma go when she died?

Q: Where did grandma go when she died?

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