49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child

Simple phrases to help your children identify, accept, and work through their anxious moments.

The Four Temperaments of Children

And how to motivate your child based on their personality.

PODCAST: What Ever Happened to Respecting Our Elders?

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky explains how children today learn about common courtesy.

Giving My Son with Asperger’s His Voice

Being his protective advocate was no longer helpful. It was actually debilitating.

Substance Abuse and Our Children

Invisible or inimitable? Our kids need to feel that have unique value and are irreplaceable.

PODCAST: Talking to Our Children about God

Rabbi Berel Wein’s advice for parents of children at every age.

5 Tips for Disciplining Your Toddler

How to better handle the terrible-two stage.

Mayim Bialik on Divorce

How I handle being divorced and frame it so it works as best as it can for me, for my ex, for my kids.

Raising Boys to become Good Men

For starters, they need to see that women are genuinely respected in your home.

5 Ways to Stop Your Kids Getting Spoiled this Chanukah

Ensuring Jewish values don’t get lost amidst all the presents and parties.

PODCAST: Telling Our Children the Message of Chanukah

Rabbi Ken Spiro on the Maccabee’s fight for Jewish values.

Teaching Children Respect

A practical guide to bringing the value of respect into your home.

4 Simple Phrases to Help Teach Kids to be Respectful

Children get mouthy because they haven’t learned how to handle the overwhelming feelings of anger, disappointment, and frustration.

The Antidote to Our Entitled Generation

Sukkot is the holiday Jewish families need.

Jewish Families Building Their First Sukkah

Bringing home the beauty and joy of Judaism.

Here’s What Counts: A Letter to My Children

Important wisdom I’ve learned in my nearly 40 years of living – more than 14 of them as your mother.

4 Ways to Help Your Child be More Successful This Year

Focusing on these daily habits will help your child flourish.

The Day My Son Petted a Dog

I don't have to pass my fears and imperfections on to my children.

My Top Three Tips for Preventing Toddler Bedtime Tantrums

Bedtime doesn't have to be a struggle. Here’s how you can make it an enjoyable time for you and your toddler.

Ensure Your Child is Getting These Four Basic Needs

When your child misbehaves, first check that these four essential needs are being met.

10 Guidelines for Healthy Discipline

How to administer effective discipline without hurting your child.

7 Phrases to Create a Peaceful Family

Get in the habit of using these expressions to infuse calm into your home.

The Fragile Child

Ten indispensable rules for raising a very sensitive, highly emotional child.

Be a Playful Parent

It’s one of the best parenting skills, and your children will love it too.

Nurturing Gifted Children

The five most important things to be aware of in raising gifted children.

Ten Phrases Not to Say to Our Kids

Some things are better left unsaid.

The Vanishing American Adult

How to raise kids with the resilience to face life’s challenges.

10 Yiddish Sayings about Jewish Mothers

Great lines to share on mother’s day.

Why Less is More for Your Kids

The power of simplicity parenting to raise happier, more secure children.

A Very Brief Guide for Step-Parents

Some practical wisdom I’ve been forced to learn.

Six Afikomen Presents to Give Your Children

Items of lasting value to give your kids this Passover.

When Spouse and Child are Against You

How to ensure you and your spouse are united and build better bonds in your family.

3 Ways to Help Your Child Deal with a Stressful Situation

How to help your kids bounce back after going through a nerve-wracking experience.

3 Ways to Raise Kind Kids

Teaching our children to bring the light of goodness to a dark world.

7 Ways to Help Strong-Willed Kids Listen

How to avoid resistance and combat and win their cooperation.

7 Phrases that Stop Bad Behavior in its Tracks

Using these mantras often can turn some of the most difficult parenting moments around.

3 Steps to Help Your Child Talk about Difficult Things

This is about his ability to trust and share, not about you knowing the details of the story.

Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin N?

It may be the most important thing you can give them.

8 Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Your Child

Nurturing optimism in yourself and your family.

Where has Zaidy Gone?

A new book teaches parents how to talk about death with kids.

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