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A Parenting Mishna

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Aug 22, 2018 03:04 PM
I recently received this request: “I would like to read your thoughts on ase lecha Rav and how you’ve seen thi...

School Rules

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Aug 22, 2018 02:58 PM
Who rules your child? Who decides what she is going to do and what she is not going to do? Do you as parents make these determinations? Does...

A Hidden Source

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Mar 07, 2018 12:57 PM
We assume that there is a mitzvah to raise children to become bnei and bnos Torah, a mitzvah of chinuch habanim. Is there such a mitzvah, an...

It Wouldn't Work in My Home

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Aug 30, 2017 09:37 AM
It is very gratifying to me to see more and more FJJ columnists addressing parenting concerns.  The various techniques and reassurance ...

The Starting Point

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Aug 14, 2017 10:00 AM
There are so many things you want your child to learn.  So many possible places to begin to hel...

Unconditional Love

By Rabbi Yosef Churba Aug 02, 2017 11:05 AM
There was a father who was very giving and loved his children. He would truly do anything for them. ...

Destructive Tears

By Rabbi Moshe Don Kestenbaum Aug 02, 2017 10:53 AM
Human nature is to view a person suffering as an innocent victim. After all, even if he or she may b...

The Secret of Children's Education: Loving Preperation

By Mr. Avi Fishoff Aug 02, 2017 10:43 AM
There is a story that is told of the Alter of Slabodka who noticed that one of the yeshiva students ...