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It’s all Small Stuff; So Why Am I So Stressed? (Part II)

Interestingly, sometimes people who have a very high self-awareness may experience intense reactions to circumstances that others might respond to more mildly.

How To Raise A Mentch

The Joys of Yiddish, Leo Rosten defines a mentch as “someone to admire and emulate, someone of noble character.”

Communication Disorders Or What Happened To ‘Just’ Talking?

Certainly today’s communication via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and the like, including the ubiquitous Whatsapp, has reduced the need to talk with people and communicate at length.

Being A Friendless Teen

My teachers like me and they tell my parents that I am a great girl with good middos.

Twice Exceptional: Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities

In reality, Baruch is one of many children who can be described as twice-exceptional. He is both gifted and struggling with a learning disability.

Why Not Get Together With Friends?

Some yeshivish couples do not believe in going out with other couples, but that does not mean that the women cannot have social lives.

More Than Meltdowns?

Explosive children or those with ODD are easily frustrated, demanding and inflexible.

The Modern Orthodox Educational Experience

In my experience, modern schools tend to be more open-minded toward other flavors of Judaism.

Overhauling Certain Yeshiva Hashkafos

I was called to the principal's office and shown a picture my daughter had drawn.

It’s all Small Stuff; So Why Am I So Stressed? (Part I)

We define stress as the feeling we get when there is too much to do and too little time to do it in.

What Are The Common Core State Standards?

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

"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.”

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