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Time Out! Prepare, Protect, and Provide - Parenting Teleconference
by Rabbi Yakov Horowitz

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8/22/13

Prepare, Protect and Provide

With the new school year upon us; we encourage parents to take advantage of the two initiatives we have been developing over the past five years; designed to “Prepare” your children for success in Limudei Kodesh by helping them acquire the critically important Hebrew language skills, and to “Protect” them by training them about child safety, personal space and abuse prevention.

Last week, we ran the first of a three-part Parenting Teleconference Series designed to heighten our sensitivity, tolerance and compassion in these days before Rosh Hashana. Typically we think of tolerance in terms of our dealings with people outside our own “Daled Amos” (loosely, immediate surrounding area). However, we often need to show tolerance much closer to home – when we have an at-risk child, grandchild, or neighbor who is not making it in school and often acting out in socially inappropriate ways. Tonight’s talk will discuss this very painful and sensitive topic. Scroll below for more information and pre-readings.

Prepare

Please visit www.bbchumash.com for information about our two chumash workbooks. There you can preview Volume 1 and Volume 2, see the recent and original informational videos, have a look at the fun-filled “ShoreshLand” game, and read the three columns It Doesn't Start in Tenth Grade, Training Wheels, and Exit Interviews, that explain the educational philosophy that drove the creation of this workbook series (here is the link to order the workbooks).

With the chesed of Hashem, we are in the process of preparing the first chumash book for re-printing and we would greatly appreciate feedback from those who have already used the workbook. Kindly drop us an email at bbchumash@gmail.com with your comments and suggestions.

Protect

Please teach your children the basics of child safety and personal space so they can protect themselves from predators. Watch our three short videos #1, #2 and #3 free of charge to learn how this can easily be done. Click here to purchase Let's Stay Safe! our groundbreaking abuse prevention and child safety book (also available at your local Judaica or Seforim store), and spend a few minutes with your children watching our read-aloud video production of Let's Stay Safe!


Provide Teleconference Tonight

Part two of our Parenting Teleconference Series will take place tonight at 10:00 p.m. EDT.

Dial-in Number: (209) 647-1600

Participant Code: 827269#

Playback Number for Part Two after the conference:

(209) 647-1699 Participant Code: 827269#

To listen to the second in this series of conference calls, “Prepare, Protect and Provide” click here.

Or insert this link in your browser: http://tinyurl.com/TimeOut2Horowitz

You can also log on to our website www.kosherjewishparenting.com to download or listen to the recorded call via your computer. Click here to listen to part one or insert this link in your browser: http://tinyurl.com/Horowitztimeout1

We are often asked by caring relatives (especially grandparents) and community members what they can do to help a child who is struggling and acting out. Tonight’s 15-20 minute talk will address the matter of how you can best assist a struggling child or teenager by providing them with chizuk (support) and a non-judgmental ear. Easier said than done.

We look forward to your participation and please email any specific questions you may have on this topic to yhprojectyes@gmail.com so they can be addressed during the teleconference.

Here are some links to pre-readings on this subject:

Should We Send an OTD Child Away From Our Home?

Exit Interviews (many related links in that essay)

Unconditional Love??

Best wishes for a gutten Shabbos,

Yakov



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