Archives for February 2008

Preventing Sexual Abuse

Last week I was privileged to attend a lecture on the subject of preventing sexual abuse among children by Dr. D. Pelcovitz, professor of education and psychology at Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education in New York. There is a theory among overprotective parents that the ideal way of ensuring our children’s safety is to […]

Values Versus Pop Culture

No matter where you live and how sheltered you keep your family, Western values are infiltrating our households. How do you prevent American values (i.e. that beauty, wealth, and power are the keys to happiness and success) from taking hold in your children’s mind? What is an effective manner to convey that religious and family […]