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The Burden of Silence: Understanding Selective Mutism

However, for some children, the split between home and school can be severe and potentially debilitating.

More Emphasis Is Needed On Preventing Divorce

With regard to prevention, this is best accomplished by putting one's spouse before oneself in every way.

For Torah U’madda

Being a teacher requires more than just knowing the material.

Boys In The Back: Equalizing Education

How can we, as parents and educators, make the learning process less unbalanced for our boys? Can we move them out of the back of the classroom?

Confronting Undue Influences

She compares me to her romance "heroes," and I seem to always fall short of her expectations.

Building Happiness Is Hard Work

Many couples benefit from premarital counseling to increase the chances of avoiding issues during the marriage.

Why Write?

Clearly, there are multiple benefits to writing that go beyond the simply academic.

A Bar Mitzvah First

Although my ex-husband was unable to attend we still wanted to include his family members who lived here is Israel and were very happy that we choose to do so for our son’s sake.

Stubborn Or Something More?

All of her friends were telling her that Chaim was just stubborn and gave her millions of suggestions of how to “nip it in the bud.” But, Zahava wasn’t sure.

Seeking Help From Abuse

You obviously made the right decision to leave your mentally ill and emotionally abusive husband.

For Legitimate Yeshiva Programs

I strongly urge parents to research the value, or non-value, of the school credits their children are taking. Successful research will enable their children to receive a better education.

Cup of Joe: A Cure For Anxiety And Depression?

It wakes us up in the morning, and gives us a jolt of energy during an afternoon slump. We add ice and milk for a refreshing drink in the summer. But, what is coffee exactly? And, should we really be drinking it?

Who Is Recharging Your Battery?

I’d like to share some valuable insights that, with clear and meaningful understanding, will have a tremendous impact on our family’s future

Reading In A Digital Age

Comprehension or “understanding” is perhaps the trickiest part of teaching students to read.

After The Honeymoon ‘Love At First Sight’

In fact Hashem sets up couples that have opposite traits as an opportunity for each to help, learn, and heal the other.

Controlling The Uncontrollable Child

Humor is also a great tool to use. If your daughter says no when you ask her to do something, smile and say, “Oh, is it opposite day? I guess this means that you will do it with pleasure. Thank you, my beautiful mitzvah girl.”

The Problem With Bullies

What the researchers found is not groundbreaking, but confirms what many of us in education have been noticing for years.

Adjusting To Change

Regardless of age, parents play an important role in their children’s lives.

Pass-Over The Rules Of Love

We peel away one layer after the next, our eyes tear up and it becomes harder and harder to see as we get closer to our innermost insecurities and fears.

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