Home & Family
After many hours of looking for food, a bird returns to its nest, taking comfort in its warmth and safety. Your home and family are your nest.
Your home & family are the hub around which everything evolves . But what does it take to build a healthy home, and a harmonious family? What are the meaningful elements? What is the role of parents? And what of children? We hire architects and contractors to design and build beautiful physical structures. How do we design and build beautiful spiritual structures? What can I do to truly feel at home, or to enhance the home I have already built?
Parents must understand the magnitude of their many responsibilities. Building a true home is a job to be taken seriously — more seriously than the job we go to each day to earn a living. After all, there are many opportunities to make a living, but only one opportunity to build a healthy home.Read More
How do we raise healthy, wholesome children? What can we do to assure that our children will grow up in the best possible way? In this first of a three-part new course, How to Raise Happy Children, Rabbi Jacobson addresses the root of it all: what is the true nature of a child.Read More
Look at the child intently and realize: God has given you this gift to nurture and care for, to teach good habits and the difference between right and wrong. Your attitude toward this child and the sensibilities you impart will be crucial to how his life develops and how he influences others. Parenting tips.Read More
Your home is meant to be the central oasis of day to day life, a sacred safe space where you can tap in and experience your true inner self, away from the external world. This can only happen when your home is an emotionally healthy space. Here are 3 essential steps to having an emotionally healthy home.Read More