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Be the Light in the Darkness
This Chanukah, the Jewish people need to focus even more on being the light in the darkness. We have just endured so much suffering and heartache. How can we illuminate the...
Dec 7, 2023
By Adina Soclof
No Negative Labels: We Can Help Improve Our Children’s...
“Teach your child according to his ways.” – Proverbs “No child is hopeless….Any child who is told that he is a failure is deprived of his dignity and loses respect for...
May 3, 2023
By Adina Soclof
A Dose of Reality About Fever-Reducing Medications and Antibiotics
You may have heard about it from your pediatrician or pharmacist.  And it’s true.  There is a shortage of Infant’s and Children’s Tylenol and Motrin and children’s antibiotics to treat common...
Jan 4, 2023
By Hylton I. Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP
Chanukah: Teach Your Kid How To Be Brave
It is that time of year again. Chanukah, one of my favorite holidays. Of course, for most children, the focal point of the story of Chanukah is the brave and daring...
Dec 6, 2022
By Adina Soclof
Getting Started on Keeping a Gratefulness Journal
As Jews we are familiar with the trait and acts of gratefulness. Being grateful means noticing the good in your life, in the world around you and being thankful for it....
Nov 22, 2022
By Adina Soclof
Create a Mission Statement for Your Family
It’s that time of year again. Rosh Hashanah, the time we, as Jews, reassess our values and goals is right around the corner. This is the perfect time to create a...
Sep 15, 2022
By Adina Soclof
Beautiful Beginnings – Preparing for Back to School
It’s that time of year again.  Camp is l-o-n-g over and now is “Bayn HashMashos.”  The lack of structure is not an easy time for most families.  How much time can...
Aug 30, 2022
By Hylton I. Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP
Polio: What Does it Mean for Us?
Polio, the highly infectious disease that attacks the nervous system and can lead to spinal and respiratory paralysis, and, in some cases death, is making a comeback? The question mark is...
Aug 25, 2022
By Hylton I. Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP
Chesed: Creating an Atmosphere of Kindness in Your Home
The second temple in Jerusalem was destroyed because of sinat chinam, baseless hatred of one another. It is during this time of year that we take extra care with one another and...
Jul 26, 2022
By Adina Soclof
The Best Parenting Phrases: Quick Ways to Help You...
So often, our parenting seems to happen in a blur. This seems to be even more true now, in the midst of the winter. We are tired, our kids are tired,...
Jan 18, 2022
By Adina Soclof

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