Category: Lectures

by Slovie Jungreis-Wolff Practical ways to utilize the incredible power of the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. These days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are an especially powerful time to grow. God is waiting for us to come close to Him, no matter how distant we have traveled.What is your vision for…

Rivki D. Rosenwald Esq., CLC, SDS Once you make it through Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur you are truly drained, ready to sit down anywhere. You are not so picky. You are finally able to stop feeling so nervous about being judged and finally able to eat again. Do you really care if you make…

Rivki D. Rosenwald Esq., CLC, SDS They say “kids say the wildest things”, or “out of the mouth of babes”!  Because they often say and express, out loud, what we only think! It’s both embarrassing and refreshing! They might say out loud “Why is she wearing that dress?  It’s so ugly!” My sister once said…

Are stay-at-home moms weak and dependent? Does being a stay-at-home mom while your husband is the breadwinner define you as a weak and dependent woman?Wednesday Martin seems to think so. She is a writer and social researcher whose book “Primates of Park Avenue” has got tongues wagging. In a recently penned op-ed in the New…

Do kids need spirituality? When I began my journey of connecting with parents after writing Raising a Child with Soul, there were some who could not fathom the idea that children are spiritual beings. I often recalled my father’s words as he gazed at my newborn son in the nursery. “Slova Chanalah, this little soul just arrived…

How to infuse your home with genuine joy. A woman approached me after a recent parenting lecture. “I own three houses but I don’t have any place that I can really call home. My family is filled with unhappiness and it’s miserable spending time together.” Without joy, even the most beautiful surroundings feel dark. How…

A woman approached me after a recent parenting lecture. “I own three houses but I don’t have any place that I can really call home. My family is filled with unhappiness and it’s miserable spending time together.”Without joy, even the most beautiful surroundings feel dark. How can we help build an atmosphere of happiness in…

Does anyone go to the library anymore? I did! I needed a quiet area to do some work. The big problem is there’s always someone whispering right near you. Did you ever notice that? And in most cases it’s the librarian. So I decided to go to the quiet room. Well guess what, they took…