web analytics
61.8 F
Jerusalem, Israel
29 Heshvan 5778 -
? Saturday, November 18, 2017


Small Steps. Big Change.

The reason behind this is that when we ask our brains and bodies to make drastic changes, our fight or flight response kicks in and we become paralyzed.

Teacher Training: What First-Year Teachers Need to Know

Why is there such a steep learning curve for teachers? And what can we, as educators and community activists, do better in the educational system and keep first-year teachers in the job?

Readers: Ages And Stages

With so many new cases of ADHD reported each year, it is important to help children learn how to sit still.

Regaining A Teenager’s Trust

Teens-at-risk feel alienated from their parents and often believe that no one is interested in hearing about their problems.

Sleep Issues: Routine, Bedwetting And More

While encouraging your child to take responsibility for bed-wetting (like asking him to change the sheets), remember that it is important not to get angry or make him feel guilty.

Change Is Hard

As we said, you cannot get rid of a bad habit, you can only change it. But, how?

Enjoying The Single Life

I think a major problem within the "single" community is the pressure to get married ASAP.

Lions, And Tigers, And Bears, Oh My! The Scary Truth About PANDAS

In order to diagnose separation anxiety, these symptoms must not be isolated and must occur for more than four weeks consecutively.

Growing Your Potential

When someone with a fixed mindset has a negative interaction with a friend or loved one, he or she immediately projects that rejection onto him or herself saying: “I’m unlovable.”

Handwriting: What’s The Point?

Children develop at different rates – they say their first words, take their first steps, toilet train, read their first word, and lose their first tooth at different times.

Liar, Liar Pants On Fire: Why Do People Lie?

Once you understand why you are lying, you might be better able to tell the truth.

How Memory And Learning Work Together

This core idea of memory is very difficult to fully comprehend; however, it is essential.

Making Our Children Feel Loved

Do you love your children? Of course, who doesn’t? Maybe I should rephrase the question: Do your children feel that you love them?

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

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

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

Brown argues that this wholehearted living must extend into our parenting.

Manners and Menschlichkeit

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

Children with dyslexia or dysgraphia frequently have problems in social relationships.

Questions & Answers

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

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

People definitely had stress one hundred and fifty years ago, but it was a different kind of stress.

Positive Time Out: Discipline Strategies

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.

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/family/parenting-our-children/small-steps-big-change/2015/02/02/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: