“We know from human history and the latest learning science that success comes from the combination of academic knowledge and the ability to work...
It is important to set high expectations, but they should be tied to effort and not results. Therefore, as a parent, you should always praise effort, and never praise results.
As the director of SOS (Strategies of Optimal Success), I see children, teenagers, and adults struggling with bully issues.
Think about a really successful person. Do you think this person achieved his or her success with little or no effort?
Provide opportunities for chesed. Get your children out there, helping those less fortunate or those in need.
Every quest has a beginning, and sooner or later, every quest will come to an end.
Even adults need memory strategies to remember important details in their personal or work lives.
Jews have the distinct impression that there are moments in time that we can forego the holiness of the Beit Knesset and allow a frivolous, if not rowdy, behavior.