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Making Our Children Feel Loved

15 Heshvan 5775 – November 7, 2014
Do you love your children? Of course, who doesn’t? Maybe I should rephrase the question: Do your children feel that you love them?

A Time Of Reflection And Appreciation

13 Heshvan 5775 – November 5, 2014
We recognize that we are only a speck in this great world and only a small impression in the unfolding of time. As an educator, I have always believed that teachers should realize this as well.

Balancing Family And Schoolwork

8 Heshvan 5775 – October 31, 2014
Schools should realize that a child’s life is composed of multifaceted experiences, and schoolwork and homework are only one small part of the equation.

Not The Top Of The Class: Why American Schools Are Mediocre

“Without a high school diploma, you couldn’t work as a garbage collector in New York City; you couldn’t join the Air Force. Yet a quarter of our kids still walked out of high school and never came back.” – Amanda Ridley

Give and Get

1 Heshvan 5775 – October 24, 2014
Avromi often put other people’s interests before his own: he would not defend people whom he believed were guilty (even if they were willing to pay him a lot of money).

Nerds, Introverts And Bullies

18 Tishri 5775 – October 12, 2014
Social disabilities occur at many levels, but experts identify three different areas of learning and behavior that are most common for children who struggle to create lasting social connections.

Wholehearted Parenting

1 Tishri 5775 – September 24, 2014
Brown argues that this wholehearted living must extend into our parenting.

Manners and Menschlichkeit

18 Elul 5774 – September 12, 2014
This is an important one in raising a mentsch (and maybe even in marrying off a mentsch! listening skills are on the top of the list when I do shidduch coaching).

Language Based Learning Disability: Not Just In The Classroom

4 Elul 5774 – August 29, 2014
Children with dyslexia or dysgraphia frequently have problems in social relationships.

Overcoming Shame And Becoming Vulnerable: A Life Lesson

27 Av 5774 – August 22, 2014
Shame is often confused with guilt and humiliation.

Questions & Answers

20 Av 5774 – August 15, 2014
Some educators today believe that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder falls into an executive function category.

Non-Verbal Learning Disorder: Bridging The Gap Between Speech And Understanding

13 Av 5774 – August 8, 2014
Because the children suffering from this disorder generally have wonderful verbal skills, the disability can go unrecognized for many years.

A Society Of Stress: How To Get Things Done

6 Av 5774 – August 1, 2014
People definitely had stress one hundred and fifty years ago, but it was a different kind of stress.

Positive Time Out: Discipline Strategies

28 Tammuz 5774 – July 25, 2014
Time outs increases compliance and positive behavior far more than other forms of discipline

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

21 Tammuz 5774 – July 18, 2014
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.

Twice Exceptional: Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities

14 Tammuz 5774 – July 11, 2014
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.

More Than Meltdowns?

7 Tammuz 5774 – July 4, 2014
Explosive children or those with ODD are easily frustrated, demanding and inflexible.

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

30 Sivan 5774 – June 27, 2014
We define stress as the feeling we get when there is too much to do and too little time to do it in.

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