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Why Say “No?”

29 Nisan 5777 – April 24, 2017
Like I said to you before: never take kids to a store All you're gonna hear is: we want more and more…

Little Kids, Bullies, And Community: Working Together To End The Bully Epidemic

19 Nisan 5777 – April 14, 2017
This casual observation will give you the ability to easily understand when something is wrong during the unavoidable social struggle.

Spelng: Wat’s the Poynt?

12 Nisan 5777 – April 7, 2017
Some people object to the practice of invented spelling, arguing that it produces bad habits that can be carried over into adulthood.

“Holier than Thou” Chumras – A Cause For Concern

10 Nisan 5777 – April 5, 2017
Our sages write that one of the reasons the second Beit Hamikdash was destroyed was because of blind hatred.

Read with Your Eyes… and Hands and Legs: Kinesthetic Learning

5 Nisan 5777 – March 31, 2017
Kinesthetic learning is not for everyone. In fact, for some it can be a more difficult form.

Speak Like A Pro

1 Nisan 5777 – March 27, 2017
Of course, these moments should also be related to your topic of expertise and should not simply be there for the shock effect!

What Have You Done For Me Lately?

26 Adar 5777 – March 23, 2017
In recognition of the good that was performed in the past we reward this dog with the meat of the animal that he did not protect.

Want To Make Good Decisions? Wrap It Up!

23 Adar 5777 – March 20, 2017
Why is it so hard to make decisions? Why do we make so many poor decisions?

Phonemic Awareness, Shmonemic Awareness

16 Adar 5777 – March 13, 2017
As phonemic awareness is developed, children should become interested in how words are portrayed in print.

Before or After? The Resource Room Debate

9 Adar 5777 – March 6, 2017
There is a debate within educational circles today as to whether resource rooms or learning centers should remediate or accelerate.

Nurturing Gifted Children

2 Adar 5777 – February 27, 2017
Along with higher than average intelligence, gifted children often have stronger than average emotions.

What Should Be The Main Goal Of Jewish Education?

28 Shevat 5777 – February 23, 2017
I have fond memories of my trips to Israel with my eighth grade classes for over twenty-five years.

A Letter From A Mother In Pain

25 Shevat 5777 – February 20, 2017
What follows is story of a regular family and a tragedy that unfolded while we were not looking.

Brains: Making Connections

The best thing to do is to help your child not only develop both sides of their brain, but also to connect the two sides.

Teenage Brains: Mindfulness And Anger

18 Shevat 5777 – February 13, 2017
Anger is a natural response to threats and it allows us to fight and defend ourselves when we feel attacked.
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Concern For One Another

15 Shevat 5777 – February 10, 2017
This amount, when placed into perspective in relation to the entire number of those that were in the desert, represented only one percent of the entire community.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Say No to the Fear

11 Shevat 5777 – February 6, 2017
Each of us knows what it feels like to be anxious or apprehensive: the night before a big test, going on a date, or when preparing for Yom Kippur. So, how do you distinguish that normal anxiety from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Shidduchim: What To Look For In A Spouse

4 Shevat 5777 – January 30, 2017
If you are stuck in a traffic jam, how does your date respond to the frustration of being late?

To Hear And Appreciate The Power Of Song

29 Tevet 5777 – January 26, 2017
Often times when I pray and the chazzan chants a haunting melody, I close my eyes and it seems as if I am singing with the Shechina of Almighty G-d.

Can You Choose To Be Happy?

26 Tevet 5777 – January 23, 2017
It’s simpler because, ultimately, it doesn’t take that much more than what you already have to be happy.

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