Finding Joy

These days, there's a lot of talk about finding joy. Hah! you say. That is easier said than done, especially in the middle of a pandemic. How do you define joy? To me, joy is that peaceful, contentment that resides deep within us. Try some of these tried and true strategies to help you find … Continue reading Finding Joy

Record Keeping for Special Needs and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)

Good record keeping is an essential part of the special education process. Parents should save important records in an organized way to use for special education planning and to keep track of their child’s educational progress. Keeping records also helps when you think IEP goals are not evolving. If you can pull out an IEP … Continue reading Record Keeping for Special Needs and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)

Looking for love. What are you looking for?

We all find ourselves looking for love. From the time that we are born, we seek connection with others whether it be spouses, friends or family. What is it that we are really seeking? We want to be seen One of the most meaningful things anyone can ever say to us is “I see you.” … Continue reading Looking for love. What are you looking for?

What does 3,700 years of Jewish Law Say About Marriage?

You might be surprised. Some believe that religion subjugates women and casts them as inferior. Far from it. Presented here are excerpts from laws and guidelines about marital relations, argued by Jewish legal scholars and sages for over 3,700 years. (Write to me if you want the actual text citations.) The laws and guidelines presented … Continue reading What does 3,700 years of Jewish Law Say About Marriage?