Part 2 on the topic of Philosophies behind the command of Honoring Parents. We discuss the how the laws and philosophies of this Mitzvah
apply to difficult parents. We look at specific laws which show what the general command looks like in practice. Finally, we discuss
techniques that parents can use to help instill the law and spirit of this Mitzvah in their children.
Relationship Skills: Starting a statement with: " You make me feel....."is loaded with problems. What can you say instead that will
be effective and constructive? Listen to today's segment on Relationship Skills!
Parenting in a Nutshell: Want to inspire cooperation in your children? Learn about the When...Then Deal technique!
Interview with author of the blog penniless parenting, Ronit Peskin. Ronit shares with us tips for giving creative, home-made Chanukah
gifts to all ages. Gifts of the heart that can be both practical and meaningful and don't empty out the pocket book. Ronit further shares
with us ideas for fabulous Chanukah parties and family Chanukah activities that are full of fun and only lack the price tag of having
spent a lot of money. For more tips and ideas visit Ronit's blog at pennilessparenting.com.
Happiness: Even in very difficult situations, we have a choice as to how we will be effected by them and how we choose to think about them.
Listen to the end of the show to hear an example that demonstrates this point. Remember: You can't always choose what happens to you in
life, but you can choose how you are going to respond to it!