Category: Parenting

How to Grow a Vegetable Garden on Your Porch – Meet Ari K. our 10 year old Expert!
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How to Grow a Vegetable Garden on Your Porch – Meet Ari K. our 10 year old Expert!

Zucchini, squash, tomatoes – OH YUM! Make your Kids into Green Thumbs!

Harmony at Home- Chapter 23
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Harmony at Home- Chapter 23

Chapter 23 Five Foundations of a Successful Marriage Beyond a change in outlook, there are practical, specific rules that can be taken to improve your marriage. Following are five rules which are utilized by successful, happy, and fulfilled couples. Choosing a Candle If a person cannot afford to buy both a candle for Shabbos and [...]

Harmony at Home- Chapter 22
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Harmony at Home- Chapter 22

Chapter 22 The Key to Shalom Bayis (Family Harmony) As life becomes increasingly more comfortable and convenient, we fall out of the habit of exerting ourselves; and the idea of investing effort into a relationship—even if it is with someone we care for—is becoming increasingly foreign. As a result we have become accustomed to the [...]

What happens for the adult child that doesn’t feel that he was treated properly by his parents?
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What happens for the adult child that doesn’t feel that he was treated properly by his parents?

What happens for the adult child that doesn’t feel that he was treated properly by his parents?

To parents who give money to adult children, the rule is this: if you give money for specific things, you can attach strin
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To parents who give money to adult children, the rule is this: if you give money for specific things, you can attach strin

To parents who give money to adult children, the rule is this: if you give money for specific things, you can attach strin

No sew spaghetti and meatball costume
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No sew spaghetti and meatball costume

Cut a hole for the head in the center of a red-checkered tablecloth (or 1.25 yards of 45-inch-wide red-checkered fabric) so that it can be worn like a poncho. Cut 1/2 skein off-white yarn into spaghetti-length pieces. With a hot-glue gun, glue them in swirls and bunches to a large, sturdy paper plate. Paint 8 small Styrofoam balls with brown acrylic [...]

Chicken Costume
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Chicken Costume

Directions: 1. Cut the sleeves off a white sweatshirt; fold in and glue raw edges. 2. Starting at bottom of sweatshirt, hot-glue a white feather boa to it, wrapping it around and up to the neck (you’ll need one boa for a baby, two for toddlers on up.) 4. Hat: To make chicken’s comb, stuff [...]

Yes, you may have davened, expected, and hoped that your child turnout differently than he did. LET IT GO.
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Yes, you may have davened, expected, and hoped that your child turnout differently than he did. LET IT GO.

Yes, you may have davened, expected, and hoped that your child turnout differently than he did. LET IT GO.

If your child doesn’t feel that he’s living up to your expectations, he will feel as a result, like a disappointment.
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If your child doesn’t feel that he’s living up to your expectations, he will feel as a result, like a disappointment.

If your child doesn’t feel that he’s living up to your expectations, he will feel as a result, like a disappointment.

Spring 2011 Runway Look
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Beautiful Essence

I’m really excited about this blog, not only because I’m writing about one of my favorite passions…fashion, but because I am writing it as a frum woman. We know our true beauty and essence emanate from the inside allowing us to elevate the exterior beauty around us in the world to a higher level and [...]

Hot Button # 2:  Boundaries. Part 2 of 5  -You must respect the boundaries
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Hot Button # 2: Boundaries. Part 2 of 5 -You must respect the boundaries

Hot Button # 2: Boundaries. Part 2 of 5

Parenting Your Adult Children and How to be the Ideal Child In-Law Part 1 1/2 Of 5
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Parenting Your Adult Children and How to be the Ideal Child In-Law Part 1 1/2 Of 5

Research shows that there are six the major hot buttons; the greatest areas of contention and stress that occur in these types of relationships. We left of discussing why it is that parents need to get out of the advice-giving business. In a situation where you feel that you absolutely must offer advice, recognize that you’ve [...]

Easy Fun Idea For A Snow Day Or Simcha :Chrysanthemum Cupcakes
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Easy Fun Idea For A Snow Day Or Simcha :Chrysanthemum Cupcakes

You can create different color Chrysanthemum for a color full arrangement.

Parenting Your Adult Children and How to be the Ideal Child In-Law 5 Part Series
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Parenting Your Adult Children and How to be the Ideal Child In-Law 5 Part Series

I recently gave a lecture for Lev Rochel Bikur Cholim of Lakewood entitled: Parenting Your Adult Children and How to be the Ideal Child In-Law. This 5-part series is an edited transcript of this talk and based on my newest book Seek Peace and Pursue It (Feldheim Publishers).Dovid Lieberman, Ph.D.

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Mothering vs. Smothering part 3 of 3 by David Lieberman

Mothering Vs. Smothering: Part 3 of 3  Children learn by experience, and not all experiences are good or fun.  If your child is in actual, physical danger or if he is unable to stand up for himself by all means step in and prevent your child for eminent harm.  If, however, your child is experiencing [...]