Category Archives: Parenting

Stories and advice from a Messianic Imma.

Some Key Points to Talk to Your Children About Sexual Abuse

B”H In light of the recent murder if Leiby Kletzky, as a former counselor for over ten years to men, women, and children who have been sexually abused and Director of a Sexual Assault & Abuse Services Program, I would … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting, Sexual abuse prevention | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Disgusted by Victim Blaming Statement Regarding the Murder of Leiby Kletzky

B”H I can’t express how disgusted and appalled I am at the statement Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly made after the discovery of Leiby’s dismembered body. Commissioner Kelly said that the massive search launched to find Leiby spooked [Levi] Aron into … Continue reading

Posted in Judaism, Parenting | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

In Memory of Leiby Kletzky

B”H In hearing of the tragic death of Orthodox eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Brooklyn, New York, I am grief-stricken. Only two days ago his parents made the difficult decision to allow Lieby to walk halfway home from day camp (his … Continue reading

Posted in attachment parenting, chinuch, Judaism, Parenting | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Teaching Children Mitzvot

The children of Beit Shalom have been learning some Hebrew words that define various mitzvot and we encourage others to learn these words too! It’s a great way for adults in your community to teach and/or reinforce good character in … Continue reading

Posted in chinuch, Judaism, Parenting | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Simple Sayings to Make Parenting Easier

I find myself often saying short phrases to remind my 2 year old of our expectations. Dr. William Sears suggests using short, rhyming phrases to remind children of family expectations and to avoid lecturing. Redirecting my 2 year old with … Continue reading

Posted in attachment parenting, chinuch, Judaism, Parenting | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

What’s the difference between Torah parenting and helicopter parenting?

Torah parenting is making your children your number one priority in order to teach them HaShem’s ways at every opportunity and guard them from being taught the ways of the world at all costs. Talmud says we should not allow … Continue reading

Posted in attachment parenting, chinuch, Judaism, Parenting | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Shema Israel!

Fifteen months ago my son, Yeshaiah, was born and the first words he heard outside the womb were from my husband; those words were “Shema Israel, Hashem Eloheinu, Hashem Echad!”  We knew that above anything, we wanted our son to … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting | Tagged , | 3 Comments