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Demystifying “Sleep Training” Methods. Which is Best for My Child? It’s not always easy to get a baby or child to go to sleep on their own. So, which method works?

Demystifying “Sleep Training” Methods. Which is Best for My Child?

It’s not always easy to get a baby or child to go to sleep on their own. So, which method works? By Shifra Sadoff First things first: I really, strongly, dislike the terminology “sleep training.” I...

Scared to Leave the Kids and Get Away? 4 Ways to Make Sure Your...

The hardest part of planning a trip alone with your husband—as healthy as it is—is the guilt parents feel when they leave their kids. You can make the experience a positive one for both...

Why are parents removing Wifi from Cameras?

I bet you didn’t know what cameras are capable of today. Why does a camera need WiFi anyway? Companies like Nikon and Canon began including WiFi capability in their cameras beginning in 2005. Their first...
When is it appropriate to talk about a baby that didn’t live? And how and when do you tell your children?

When the Kids Learned They Had Another Brother

  When is it appropriate to talk about a baby that didn’t live? And how and when do you tell your children?   By Victoria Dwek   I don’t think about my first baby, born 11 months before my...
Rabbanit Yemima Mizrah

Don’t Start the School Year without Rabbanit Yemima Mizrahi’s Top 4 Essential Tips

Setting our children up for success and happiness may be easier than you think. Did you send your little - and big - ones off to school for the first time this week? Don't start...

10 Things Organized Moms Do to Get Ready for the School Year

Everyone likes to start off the year on the right foot...but it’s harder to stay on that foot. Here’s how you can.   By Deena Segal Create a Homework Station This space should include a quiet space...

My Daughter Is in Camp. Why Am I the One That’s Homesick?

 A mother’s thoughts on sending a child to sleepaway camp for the first time I prayed she wouldn’t be homesick. I spoke to her about it, constantly. I told her to enjoy every minute, not...
Ideas to make your child feel special on their Jewish Birthday

How to Create Special Birthday Memories

Even without a party, a birthday can be a special, memorable day...it’s the little details that make a difference.   We make a big deal about birthdays around here. Of course, I love planning big...
Gratitude. How to teach your kids to give back.

 8 Easy Ways to Teach Your Children Gratitude

It’s amazing what kids absorb when they learn by example.   By Julie Hauser Give Beyond Your Friends and Family. When giving gifts (such as Chanukah or mishloach manos or anytime throughout the year) to teachers, friends, and family,...
Sibling Jealousy

“Why did she get the pink one?” 3 Things to Think About Regarding Sibling...

  What causes jealousy? How can you avoid it among your children? By Liba Kahan   Some people, children included, are born with a greater tendency toward jealousy than others. There will always be that one child in...
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