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Better Than Your Parents?

By Frum Therapist Feb 14, 2018 12:39 PM
By Esther Goldstein The line is thin. The line of appreciating your parents for who they are and who they were as they raised you...

Disappointment

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Jan 23, 2018 11:33 AM
You have no reason to be disappointed. I hope you have never said that to your child. Even if you explained it. No one gets everyth...

Single Parent Stresses

By Frum Therapist Jan 03, 2018 02:45 PM
Question: I am a thirty five year old woman, recently divorced. All the Rabbonim who I consulted felt that divorce was the necessary step...

Extract the Accurate

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Oct 31, 2017 10:01 AM
Siblings are acutely aware of one another’s achievements.  They tend to be more vocal when the sibling’s “achievement...

Why is Parenting so Difficult?

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Aug 14, 2017 10:14 AM
That was the question the mother of a teenager asked me last month. I’ve heard that sentiment ...

How to Raise an Honest Child

By The SAFE Foundation Feb 16, 2017 11:08 AM
Honesty is one of the building blocks of a functioning society. This value, as in most others, begin...

Helping Children Feel Good in their Own Skin

By The SAFE Foundation Feb 16, 2017 10:57 AM
People with a low self-image tend to be more anxious, depressed, lonely, jealous, and shy. Studies s...

Connection and Prevention: Learning the Art of the Open-Ended Question

By The SAFE Foundation Feb 16, 2017 10:53 AM
Teens who receive clear messages from their parents about their disapproval of substance abuse and g...