3 Ways to Raise Kind Kids

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

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.

How to Raise Leaders

Instill these five essential traits.

Our Children are Listening

It’s how we speak and treat each other every day that makes the deepest impact on our children.

The 5 Best Hanukkah Gifts to Give to Your Children

This year, give the greatest gifts money can’t buy.

A Timeless Gift for Hanukkah

For eight days, the glow of our menorah will be augmented by the darkness of my smartphone.

Mindset: Ten Transformative Quotes on Teaching Children to Grow

How to instill real confidence and embrace failure as part of the learning process.

8 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Your Children

Including “Who spilled the milk?” and “How was school today?”

Awesome Jars: A Transformational Tool for your Family

Instilling the art of acknowledging the good into your home.

4 Parenting Skills You Can’t Live Without

Simple and effective communication techniques that make a huge difference.

How to Build a Happy Second Marriage

What a remarried couple needs to know to start their blended family on the right foot.

8 Ways to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

Practical tools that work, even when the honey spills everywhere.

3 Ways to Give Your Family a Spiritual Makeover

The High Holidays are an ideal time to strengthen the spiritual well-being of your home.

Best Parenting Tip: Be a Great Spouse

Treating each other with utmost love and respect gives your children the greatest gift imaginable.

Bless Your Children

5 lessons I’ve learned from blessing my kids Friday night.

Your First Day of School

Six quick lessons I'm sharing with my children.

Family Bonding

The three most important traits every family needs.

Unconditional Acceptance versus Boundaries

Each strategy is critical for different tasks: to regulate a child’s behavior and to build a child’s emotional health.

Seven Common Parenting Mistakes

Because a wise parent learns from the mistakes of others.

5 Life Lessons I Learned from My Teenagers

My teen kids have been at sleepover camp for one week and I actually miss them to pieces.

6 Summer Activities for Bonding with Your Kids

Summer vacation can become a cherished time for strengthening our relationships with our children.

Father Still Knows Best

TV dad Jim Anderson may be from the 1950s, but he could teach today's fathers a thing or two.

Because My Father Believes in Me

My dad was there at 3 AM helping me train for the Boston marathon. He was there when I crossed the finish line too.

Why Your Son Doesn’t Talk to You

And why he probably won’t speak to his children either.

Half a Mother

Accepting the gift of single motherhood.

Four Mantras to Help Moms Keep their Cool

Because happy and healthy mothers make happy and healthy children.

Do’s and Don’ts for Divorced Dads

It’s not easy being a single father. Some practical advice on how to make the best of the situation.

Questions to Spark Your Seder

6 questions that give us a deeper understanding of Passover.

5 Ways to Ensure Your Kids Love Being Jewish

Backed up by modern research and over 3,000 years of Jewish wisdom.

Amazing Ideas for Parenting Teens

Love them like you are running out of time, because you are.

5 Simple Ways to Discipline without Punishment

Effective, non-punitive ways to help our children improve their behavior.

Raising Teens with Jewish Values

8 tips on encouraging your teens to embrace Jewish values.

4 Defining Moments of Parenting

Treasuring the gift of our children.

How to Raise a Creative Child

Ignite their passion and respect their individuality.

5 Common Parenting Mistakes

Becoming an even better parent starts right here.

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