Marriage or Kids: Who Comes First?

How our obsessive focus on parenting is harming our marriage.

4 Simple Ways to Create a Happy Home

How to create the environment your kids want to come home to.

Top Ten Gifts for Children

The greatest gift we can give our children is to recognize their unique light they can bring to the world.

Mom, Why Are We Alive?

Explaining the meaning of life to my son.

Why I Want a Large Family

The blessing of growing up in a home with many siblings.

Six Ways to Instill Perseverance

Helping kids keep on going, when the going gets tough.

Parenting without Anger

4 tips on how to keep your cool.

Helping Your Learning Disabled Child

Helping children with learning disabilities deal with their negative feelings about school.

Understanding Your Introverted Child

How to stop power struggles, genuinely connect with them and help raise them to meet their full potential.

Adrian Peterson: Discipline or Abuse?

Does corporal punishment transform kids into better people?

8 Ways to Teach Your Children to Respect You

How to teach our children to be respectful and establish authority in our homes.

5 Things Every Child Needs

How to ensure your children thrive.

Mother & Daughter Tug of War

I stubbornly hang on to my daughter’s childhood as she stubbornly pulls towards adulthood.

I Guess I’m Not Okay

In an instant the traumatizing reality of the war came crashing down on me.

Talking to My Kids about Death

What I told my kids about Eyal, Gilad and Naftali.

4 Tips on Teaching Kids to Behave

How to discipline your kids in a positive way.

How to be a Parent: A Father's Day Special

Koby Mandell wrote this article on parenting the year before he was brutally murdered by terrorists.

My Eight Favorite Parenting Lines

And why I credit Judaism for all of them.

Raising Confident Children

We cannot shield our children from hard work and eventual disappointments. The same goes for parenting.

6 Mistakes I’m Making as a Father

My kids could tell you more but these are the primary issues I confront on a daily basis.

For What Do Parents Praise Their Kids?

The best way to make a better world is to praise kids for what really counts: being good.

Unconditionally Mom

Why your mom doesn't hate you even though she should.

5 Ways to Celebrate Mistakes

Let your kids make mistakes and grow from them.

Discipline with Harmony

Parenting and counting the Omer.

3 Steps to Teach Kids How to be Happy

It’s Purim time, is everyone happy? If not, try these tools with your kids.

Spoiled Child Syndrome

How to make sure you’re not raising a brat.

6 Tips on Encouraging Your Kids to Help Out

Make your kids feel appreciated and valued at home.

You’re Not Leaving the House Wearing That!

Does accepting our kids choices imply approval?

Tiger Mom’s Racial Theory

No race has the monopoly on success. But here’s the most important key to raising successful kids.

Raising Children & Tu B'Shvat

Embracing the mission to nurture the inherent potential of our children.

4 Ways to Build Resilience in Kids

How to instill confidence in children that they can handle life’s challenges and disappointments.

6 Ways to Get Your Child to Bed on Time

How to take charge and stop losing this battle.

Five Reasons a Good Marriage is Essential for Parenting

Working on your marriage may be the most important thing you’ll do to ensure your children’s emotional health.

4 Ways to Teach Kids to be Grateful

How parents can teach their kids to curb their drive to acquire and appreciate what they have.

Secrets to Happy Families

Three proven tips to strengthening your family.

5 Simple Ways to Get Your Kids to Listen

How to stop struggling with your kids and win their cooperation.

My Two-Year-Old Addict

It was no longer cute. My baby’s obsession with the computer was becoming harmful.

Teenage Rebel

Why do so many teenagers rebel against their parents?

Mommy Thursdays

How including my children in Shabbat preparations changed our relationship.

Kids with No Patience

Teaching our kids patience, anticipation, and humility in today’s hassle-free world.

How to Communicate with Your Kids

The 5 most important nonverbal elements in getting your kids to listen.

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