Parenting

My Name is David, not Pigpen

August 10, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Many adults today harbor deep emotional scars that never healed because of a derogatory nickname that someone gave them when they were young. If that someone was a parent, it takes a miracle to heal the insulted child's soul, who grows up with a negative self-image that's worse than a physical… [Read more...]

Live It to Give It

July 18, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Education is not preaching – it's personal example. A child's innate sense of justice cannot stand hypocrisy and inconsistency. A parent who preaches one thing yet practices otherwise is guaranteed to obtain the opposite results. In simple English, if you live it, you can give… [Read more...]

Disposing of the Double Standard

April 5, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Since we love ourselves, we have a long list of mitigating circumstances to justify everything we do wrong in life. But when someone else makes the same exact mistake, we're quick to judge and condemn. So many of us have an itchy trigger finger that's all too ready to put a bullet between the other… [Read more...]

Torah and The Active Brain

January 24, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Don’t let your child grow up like a mental couch potato. Teach children's minds to be active, not passive. Active brains have the ability to learn quickly and efficiently. The also have cogent powers of understanding and… [Read more...]

The True Friend

January 18, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

True friendship has a price-tag – it's called empathy, the ability to feel the other person, to know when to give a pat on the back or a word of encouragement. True friendship means that you feel when the other person needs you and you're there for them. You're not too tired or too… [Read more...]

Family Tree

January 2, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Our grandchildren eat the fruit we plant, literally and spiritually. Spiritually speaking, when we strengthen ourselves in emuna, our spiritual fortification nourishes future generations, moving up through the family tree's tradition of parent to child just like a spiritual… [Read more...]

An End to Emotional Blackmail

October 10, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Two things cause extreme anguish to a person. The first is coercion, when a person is forced to do something against his or her own free will. The second is the loss of free choice. A person who loses free choice loses joy in life. A continued loss of free choice causes emotional damage such… [Read more...]

Kids and Spirituality

August 25, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Do we have a right to expect our children to sit through lengthy synagogue services like little tin soldiers, without moving a muscle? Do we have the right to expect anything from our children? What's the basis of effective child education rather than force-feeding our kids? In a two-minute message… [Read more...]

3 Keys to Happiness

August 18, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Remember that we must be happy before we can help make others happy. That is much easier than most people think. Don't take simple truths of life and complicate them. Just follow the 3 keys to happiness, which you can readily… [Read more...]

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