Girls and Boys: Coping with Stress

While there are always exceptions, teenage girls often experience significantly more stress around appearances – what they look like and how they dress.

Stop Stopping Yourself

If you don’t believe in yourself, you may end up choosing to forgo positive experience simply because you don’t think you will succeed.

Parenting in the “Parsha”

Different communities and families have different norms when it comes to the role of parents in the dating process. There is no one size fits all and no one golden rule.

So Your Daughter Is Home From Seminary… Now What?

When asked about concerns they have about returning home after their year, one of the most popular responses is something like, “I am dreading all the questions about my skirts and sleeve length."

The It Factor

If you want to be a leader, you need to make connections. People need to see you as an individual with imperfections and vulnerabilities.

The Heart Wants…

We all have small parts of us that don’t showcase us in the best light. Bits and pieces that when highlighted detract from our positive qualities.

Why Liking Your Teacher Matters

Both instilling motivation and creating a safe space are integral parts of learning, helping students feel that they both want to learn and that the conditions are right for learning.


What doctors and teachers call hyperactivity can also be called exuberance.

The It Factor

If you have just moved or are entering a new community, the section on representing yourself as an individual can shed light on social interactions.

Stress Relief: From the Pandemic to the Everyday

We need to remind ourselves constantly why we are taking the precautions we are taking. Remembering the reason gives us the strength to move forward.

Raising Confident Daughters

What can we do to raise confident daughters – daughters who are proud of who they are and not what they look like?

Tips On Time Management

Part of being productive is knowing what to do with all the ideas floating around your head and world.

Get Out of Your Own Head

Turns out, there’s actually quite a lot that you can do about overthinking.

Just Breath Through It!

Whether you or your child is suffering from an anxiety disorder or just plain old anxiety, there are still many things you can do in order to help control the anxiety.

Parenting in the Parsha

The shidduch process has many challenges both for individuals and for communities as well.

Girls and Boys: Coping with Stress

Emotional intelligence therefore grounds children as people who can interact positively with others and continue to develop even as the playing field gets more difficult and challenging. This extends to shidduchim as well.

Time Management Tips

Of course, everyone is reading and writing about productivity today in a world that doesn’t sleep, and perhaps Duhigg’s book is an oversimplification of our daily race against the clock.

The Myth of the Unmotivated Child

Children will often get caught up in a power struggle: you pushing and them resisting. Your anxiety about the consequences of their actions will only teach them either how to appease you or resist you.

Dyslexia and Dysgraphia: Struggles with Reading and Writing

It’s hard for people to understand children can have a learning disability that affects only writing. Most people assume if you have no trouble reading, then writing should be a cinch.

Late Blooming or Developmental Delays?

What if your child is not simply a late bloomer? What if he needs early intervention in order to help him attain language?

When Panic Attacks

If you are experiencing crippling anxiety, there are four different approaches that you can take in order to make your life more manageable and enjoyable.

Learned Optimism: Can You Choose to be Happy?

We all start life the same way – as babies completely dependent on others for even our most basic needs... The older we become, however, the more control we gain. We learn to communicate, move, and interact with others.

Stubborn or Strong-Willed? Raising A Leader

Though you might not like to admit it – there is a chance that your child’s stubbornness is genetic.

Reaching for the Stars: Setting Goals for Children with LD

Creating schedules and setting timers can help those with ADHD harness their natural energy and direct it towards their passion.

When Your Child Has a Meltdown

Well, Nachi, if you don’t know how to put your shoes on, then we won’t be able to go to your friend’s birthday party. We can’t go outside without shoes on.

The Tainted Tiara: The Class Queen Crisis

Girls use relationships to bully each other. This starts as early as preschool, when a girl realizes the supremacy of “I won’t be your friend anymore.”

Reconnecting: The Importance of Parent-Teen Bonding

Using your successful relationship with your parents as a guide, you will be better equipped to maintain long-term relationships in the future.

Cooling the Flame of Teenage Anger

Out of nowhere, Ruti would feel herself growing annoyed without even understanding why she was upset.

Raising Confident Daughters

Pay attention to what your daughter is learning in school. Are women represented? See if there is a way to incorporate more positive role models.

Safe Family Gatherings

You might wonder why someone in my field is writing about this topic. The truth is that we have all seen that isolation is rampant and a secondary symptom of this pandemic.


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