Help! My Teenager is Driving Me Crazy
How does one deal with a recalcitrant teenager? Does the Torah offer some guidance to parents?
A Mindset for a Parent
How can parents in our challenging generation succeed in educating their children in the correct path? What are the rights and responsibilities of a parent according to Judaism? Rabbi Alpren provides practical advice and guidance for parenting in the modern age
No Longer Wrapped in Silence: Mom, I Now Can Hear You!
Sweet Ayalah was a year and her baby brother Benjamin both underwent a cochlear implant to allow them to hear. The mother, Daphne Greenstein, whose four other children were born healthy, talks about coping and her gratitude to G-d
G-d's Kindness: the Operation was a Success and the Siamese Twins Were Separated
China, April 2015: Siamese twins who were born attached to the hips, were separated successfully by a surgery that utilized 3D technology. The doctors: "They will live a normal life like everyone else"
My Son Gavi
When Gavi’s preschool teacher, asked us to come in for a conference, I knew she wanted to tell us how brilliant he was
Don't Be Afraid
When her son becomes sick, a mother’s love transcends their estrangement
Maybe Some Tuna
Twenty-five years after becoming frum, I still feel bad for hurting my parents
But I'm Not Tired Yet Mommy
According to specialists, getting enough sleep is crucial for children’s development
It was not the carriage of her dreams
Our lives were shattered when my husband was accused of breaking our baby’s bones
Bending The Rules
Sometimes the situation calls for a little leeway
Nothing Like The Present
Amalek tries to discourage us with talk of inevitable failure
What we wouldn’t do for our children
The Cycle of Kibbud Av Va'eim
Children emulate what they see in the home
Dear Mother, Believe in the Child Hashem Gave You
The following moving letter from Iris Yifrach, written on the day her son Eyal’s body was found
Criticsm, Candor, and Clothes from the Sea
How can we ensure that our children will listen to our rebuke?
Love your Children with all your Senses - R. Yemima Mizrachi
What is a child’s very first need when he is born? "Your child’s physical needs are almost petty when it comes to fulfilling his emotional needs. If you want him to feel that he is somebody, there is no one in the world who can transmit this message to him better than you"
Children’s Involvement in Running the Home
Our job as parents is to give our children the skills necessary to become self-sufficient. Running a home is a basic skill that each child is entitled to learn. Each will someday have a home of his or her own. Relying on strangers to manage the household is not an optimal situation
They Don’t Deserve Everything
A child needs to understand that he can’t get everything he wants. This understanding will only do him good
My Very First Prayer Book
The moment in which I received my first Siddur, was special and exciting. Now that my son is about to receive his very own Siddur, I pray that his excitement will accompany him throughout his life