Receive Daily Parenting Tips from Sarah Chana Radcliffe

Receive Daily Parenting Tips from Sarah Chana Radcliffe

Every week I look forward to reading psychologist Sarah Chana Radcliffe’s column in Family First on parenting and family relationships. Every week, Sarah Chana is incredibly wise, right-on, and provides practical tools to improve my connection with everyone in the Weisberg family. And now Sarah Chana is providing a new free service: daily Email parenting […]

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Dear Teacher

Dear Teacher

This morning at the end-of-year party for my 3-year-old Yaakov, I was thinking what a handful Yaakov is for me… And then I took a good look at his teacher, Ganenet Ruchama, who spends 6 hours a day dealing with the shenanigans of not just one Yaakov, as I do, but rather an entire class […]

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A Key to True Happiness (14-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

A Key to True Happiness (14-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

As Jewish mothers, we are living for something greater than ourselves.

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What the Mother of 12 Told Me at the Party

What the Mother of 12 Told Me at the Party

This morning, at Tsofia’s end of year kindergarten party, I asked the older mother sitting next to me, “How many times have you attended end-of-kindergarten parties for one of your children?” “This is my 12th end-of-kindergarten party. And my last…” she answered with a gentle smile. A few minutes later, during a break between songs, […]

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Who is that Old Man at the Playground?

Who is that Old Man at the Playground?

In my new neighborhood, I have noticed a widespread tradition– grandparent day. Every Thursday, on the way to pick up Tsoofy at kindergarten, I pass by Savta Chula who picks up her granddaughter, Sara, and then heads off with her and her siblings to an afternoon of fun. And every Sunday, if I go to […]

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Rivky Berman OB”M, 29, Reflects on Her Lifelong Struggle with Illness (3-Minute Powerful Video)

Rivky Berman OB”M, 29, Reflects on Her Lifelong Struggle with Illness (3-Minute Powerful Video)

Chabad Shlucha to North Carolina, Rivky Berman, passed away recently from a lifelong illness. Someone once asked her how she would feel if she gave birth to a baby with the same illness…This is her powerful response, which makes me take a new look at the challenges I have faced in my life. Visit Jewish.TV […]

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Why B Minus is my Favorite Grade

Why B Minus is my Favorite Grade

I once saw a gorgeous American datebook made especially for mothers. On one side of each page was the mother’s hourly schedule illustrated with delicate flowers, and beside that was an hourly daily schedule for her child so the mother wouldn’t forget that on Tuesday Max has little league, and on Saturday at 11 AM […]

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A Psychiatrist’s Advice for being a Happier JewishMOM (14-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

A Psychiatrist’s Advice for being a Happier JewishMOM (14-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Advice from JewishMOM and reproductive psychiatrist, Dr. Naomi Greenblatt.

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The Cake I’m Making for my Daughter’s High-School Graduation

The Cake I’m Making for my Daughter’s High-School Graduation

This month, my oldest daughter, Hadas, is graduating from high school. And in honor of her graduation, her high school invited all the parents, girls, and faculty up to Beit El to attend a Shabbaton together next week. This has been a dream of a high school for Hadas, who has made so many dear […]

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When a Mother is Spilt Milk

When a Mother is Spilt Milk

There was a mom who gave birth to a lot of children close together. On the one hand, she felt she needed a break. On the other hand, Hashem had blessed her with all this abundance, all these amazing children. How could she say “Not now” or possibly “Never” to another one? She and her […]

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