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What Are The Common Core State Standards?

30 Sivan 5774 – June 27, 2014
Have you noticed that your child is doing something radically different from his cousins (even if they go to a school a block away from each other)?

Conversational Lessons

23 Sivan 5774 – June 20, 2014
"Where was this guy when I was dating?"

A Special Friend

Since I did not know much about divorce in those years, I just assumed that this was the "norm." I learned later on how exceptional this family really was.

Asperger’s, Autism, and Invisibility

“If you have Asperger’s Syndrome, you are really good in your brain and your brain is wired a different way, so you are really good at drawing or school. But your social level is not high.”

For Successful Shidduchim

15 Sivan 5774 – June 13, 2014
We must be honest about whether this shidduch "crisis" is self-made, and how much of it is really a crisis at all.

When Friendships Don’t Just Happen

If your child is struggling with these skills, it might be helpful to seek social skills training.

The Burden of Silence: Understanding Selective Mutism

9 Sivan 5774 – June 6, 2014
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

2 Sivan 5774 – May 30, 2014
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

24 Iyyar 5774 – May 23, 2014
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.

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