Tag Archives: parenting

Reflections on a failure

I had perceived a challenge; a parental challenge, a social challenge. It was the coming of age of youth in our society today. With traditional religion-based rite of passage of any convention — Bar/Bat-Mitzvah, Confirmation, you name it, all but … Continue reading

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Reminders to our kids: when one more is one too many

Often I find myself tempted to remind my kids of things they need to do. This includes basic stuff such as “Did you wash your face this morning?” “Brushed your teeth?” — to doing their chores, homework assignments, dress up … Continue reading

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Make your parents proud

Following a recent conversation I had with a friend, I realized the extent at which many of us would go, trying to please our parents. From achievements in education and career choices — some contrary to what one really wishes … Continue reading

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