Give Me Your Kvetch

How externalization techniques help me be a better parent.

My Big Win

At times I think I'm the worst mother in the world. Then something like this happens.

Short Bedtime Coloring Story: Helpful Hindy

Discuss the Jewish value of giving with your children.

Short Bedtime Coloring Story: Forgetful Fanny

A short bedtime story and coloring book on the value of remembering.

Short Bedtime Coloring Story: Freddy-Fix-It

A short bedtime story and coloring book on the value of helping people.

Coronavirus and the Challenging Child

5 reasonable tips to make lockdown more manageable and increase positivity in your home.

The Real Home Schooling Isn't through Zoom

Your kids are learning far more watching how you and your spouse interact.

Covid 19 Family Guidebook: Do-It-Home Activities and Coping Skills

Over 200 activities and fun ideas for the entire family. No computer required.

The Need to Make Your Kids Happy is Destroying Them

We want to teach our children to live a life of meaning and success, not just be happy.

Yes...and Also: Dealing with Mixed Emotions

During quarantine we can enjoy time with our family members and also feel quite overwhelmed or irritated by their constant presence.

9 At-Home Passover Activities

Easy, do-at-home Passover activities to help keep the family entertained, happy and provide a family-bonding experience.

Changing My Expectations as a Mother during COVID-19

As a mother, I was failing miserably. But I turned things around and you can too.

Giving Your Kids Structure During Your “Coronacation”

Structure provides a sense of security, normalcy and even comfort, particularly in these uncertain and stressful times.

How to Talk to Your Kids about the New Normal

A three-prong approach for your home.

Home with Your Kids: 8 Ways to Manage COVID-19

How to keep sane and positive at home during this pandemic.

How to Help Kids Learn when Hebrew School’s Cancelled

Four strategies to help kids learn even when Hebrew School is cancelled.

There's No “I” in Hannah

My 14-year-old daughter showed me what it means to be part of a team.

Jewish Summer Camp’s Incredible Lasting Impact

Sending kids to Jewish summer camp fosters a love of being Jewish throughout their lives.

I Take No Credit…and I Take No Blame

My two children have the same dedicated parents. Yet one child is thriving while the other is not.

PODCAST: Parenting with Enthusiasm

Rabbi David Schoonmaker on the importance of enthusiasm and joy in the home.

How to Say No to Your Kids

Kids need to be told "no." Here are some effective tools to get that message across.

PODCAST: Is My Child a Natural-born Leader?

Rabbi Berel Wein on teaching leadership skills to our children.

Talking to Your Kids About Rising Anti-Semitism

Six tools to respond to our children’s fear.

PODCAST: Gotta Love Millennials

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky on the Boomer-Millennial generation gap.

The Anonymous Hero of Hanukkah: A Story for Parents and Kids

Why don’t we know the name of this Chanukah hero?

PODCAST: Hanukkah Safety Tips for the Whole Family

Chaya Malka Abramson talks about fire prevention and treating burns

Jewish Wisdom on Raising My ADHD Son

Each of us is given different traits, inclinations, capabilities. The only question is: what do we choose to do with them?

PODCAST: Helping Our Children Speak with Confidence

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser on overcoming social anxiety and negative beliefs.

Hanging with Jason, My Autistic Nephew

As a pediatrician for many families with children on the autism spectrum, I thought I knew what it entailed to raise an autistic child. How wrong I was.

5 Things Smart Parents Don't Do

How many of these mistakes do you make?

Discovering My Child has Dyslexia (and ADD)

My child is an angel when he sleeps. Why is he such a terror when he's awake?

7 Ways to be Your Child's Role Model

Because you are the greatest influence in your child's life.

PODCAST: Why Kids Lie

Rabbi Menachem Nissel on why children and teens lie, and what parents can do about it.

My Daughter and Her Duck

I braced myself for my daughter's usual blowup. Then something amazing happened.

Bring the Joy of Judaism into Your Home

Don't just celebrate the heavy Jewish holidays. Sukkot and Simchat Torah show us a joyous side of Judaism that you'll want your family to experience.

PODCAST: Getting Our House in Order

Rabbi David Schoonmaker’s tips for improving our organizational skills at home.

My Single Greatest Achievement

Thoughts as I send off my 18-year-old son.

How to Make Your Shabbat Table a Place Kids Will Want to Be

The incredible power of a good, thought-provoking question.

Why Every Child Needs to Hear Stories about the Holocaust

If we don't know where we’ve come from, we don't know what we are made of nor where we are going.

PODCAST: Rabbi Berel Wein on the Secret Life of Grandparents

With their love, grandparents can influence the entire family.

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