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October 18, 2018

Excerpt from Sarah Chana Radcliffe's Parenting facebook page

Your children can learn how to speak to themselves from hearing the way YOU speak to yourself. For example, if you insult yourself, put yourself down or otherwise speak out loud about your shortcomings ("I'm n...

October 18, 2018

Modelling spiritual behaviour for kids is essential.

Equally important is NARRATING what it is that we are modelling.

So pray. But also explain: "I'm taking a few moments now to thank Hashem for the gift of having you in my life..." 
And give Tzedakah. But also joyously...

March 7, 2016


New beginnings inspire new resolutions and new hopes for meaningful growth.  Here are three things to say which can have a powerful impact on your kids.


1. "Where's daddy?"  Say it as you re-enter your home or anytime that you meet your family. Let your hubby be the...

October 1, 2014

“Birth is about radical, creative, life-affirming change. It is about adaptation on a nearly unbelievable scale…We go from dark to light, from warm to cold, from wet to dry, and begin to breathe through our lungs… In a few short minutes, our initial frantic cries are s...

December 10, 2013


By Lorian Phillips


Many of us grew up in an age where our parents emphasized being polite, putting others’ feelings first, and being obedient without questioning. While this is important for a civilized society to function, it also has many drawbacks. Kids brought up...

December 8, 2013

Exams! If this word sends jitters down your spine, read on. While nothing can replace sheer hard work, there are ways that you, the parent, can help your child to study better:

  • Read over their study material so you are familiar with it. Try incorporating the materia...

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