parenting faith

Why Children Risk

By S.Soloveychik
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Similarly to how children risk their lives, testing their courage, they test their conscience, violating rules and laws in order to test (on purpose!) the awe-inspiring feeling of shame.  Actions that result in punishment and awe-inspiring, terrible feeling of shame attract children as a test, in which independence develops. What do children do to test […]

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On Conscience

By S.Soloveychik
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The truth distributed in the world – is the foundation of human spirit, the statement about human dignity, the affirmation of the line between good and evil – it lives in people as conscience.  Millions of people for thousands of years sought the truth and reached it, and so, gradually the common knowledge (science), the […]

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Teen Age Test

By S.Soloveychik
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There is another time to be patient, and that is when children are teenagers.  The trouble with this age is in fact that it is difficult not only for adults but also for the adolescents as well.  Childhood can be compared to good health.  Adolescence is like an illness.  Teenagers are not well physically because […]

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On Suspicion

By S.Soloveychik
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Suspicion is especially dreadful for our children’s souls. I promised not to teach and not to appeal for anything, but this is a case where I am ready to shout: Don’t dare! Don’t dare to suspect your child of bad deeds!  Don’t, even if you have grounds for suspicion. An active first grade student took […]

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Parenting Faith

By S.Soloveychik
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Furthermore, the first thing that this science of upbringing at home must do is to admit the fact that people raised and still raise good children without knowing about this science. That is right.  Who has ever seen children brought up by science?  No one. It is because children are raised not by a science […]

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Teenager Always in Trouble

Parenting Advice
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She’s smart, funny, beautiful, an only child- she slightly overweight, outspoken and shy at the same time hot tempered, basically thoughtful and kind-she lies a lot and always in trouble for something or other, messy in her personal habits.

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