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Dear Dr. Yael

Worrying is definitely a Jewish occupation.

Mindful Discipline

One of the key tenets in the book is that children need five things from their parents in order to have a healthy relationship:

Dear Dr. Yael

How could they not know how we wish for a child who wakes us up in middle of the night?

Helping Older Kids Read

Phonics is great for young children learning to read, but it can be boring and frustrating for children who have sat through the instruction for years.

Art Before Breakfast

In it he explains that greater creativity leads to greater happiness.

Flipping The Switch On Friendship

The benefits of friendship are particularly potent for women as opposed to men.

Essentialism And Say “No”

In other words, by allowing your children to experience disappointment, you are teaching them how to cope with frustration in the future.

Think Different

It’s hard for us to admit when we don’t know something because we are trained to believe that knowing the right answer will get us ahead...

Starfish Up! How Your Body Language Can Shape Your Life

Why should we not carry ourselves with pride and personal power?

Location, Location, Location

When dealing with a difficult situation as a leader, locate yourself above or below the line.

Social Thinking: Communication And Interaction

The ability to think socially is required prior to the production of social skills.

Anxiety Roundtable: Ask The Experts

When does worrying become anxiety? Is it possible to overcome that anxiety?

Bold And Beautiful Or Still And Strong? Raising Introverted Children

“It is an easy mistake to think that non-talkers are non-feelers.” – Wallace Stegner “I think a lot, but I don’t say much.” – Anne...

Boys And Reading: Q&A

I have compiled a few questions and answers to help everyone understand how we can get boys reading up to their potential.

Math By The Book

This scared her immensely. After all, she was terrible with numbers.

Affecting Real Change In Education

We believe that effective school change happens when all stakeholders – administrators, faculty, parents, counselors, and students – come together to identify problems and work on solutions.

Sem Girls and Alcohol – A True Story

Should I speak to the girls? Find out their contact information and call their parents?

The Light Of Failure

What do you do with that failure? How do you learn from it and attempt the seemingly impossible again?

Cracking the Genius Code

The best part of the toolbox (and a point that Ness emphasizes in her book numerous times) is that it’s not about innate knowledge, talent or intelligence.

Out Of Our Minds: Learning To Be Creative

While Robinson is firmly against the educational systems we have in place, I believe there is definitely value to what we do today.

Homework: The Secret To Success

Parents are frustrated by their inability to get clear information about the right thing the [X] family has apparently figured out.

The Gift Of Failure

He believes that the best way to get ahead in life is to build character.

Learning The Rules Of Asperger Syndrome

We know that the child is cognitively capable, so we ask ourselves, “Why can’t he just act like everyone else?”

The Science Of Making Friends (And Shidduchim)

Understanding the hot-cold empathy gap can help those in shidduchim comprehend how their actions might influence their dates.

Cultivating Creativity

The brain scans of people who solved the puzzle with a flash of insight showed a burst of activity in the right temporal lobe in the moment of realization.

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