This groundbreaking volume is an introduction to Jewish spiritual wisdom about parenting, about the relationship between parents and children, the blessings of life with children, and the gifts awaiting adults who practice a mindful kind of parenting. Full of practical resources and ideas, Jewish Parenting Wisdom also includes imaginative activities to accompany the inspirational text. This book is an ideal guide for parents who wish to enhance their spiritual relationship with their children. Containing chapters on topics such a lovingkindness, music and song, Jewish Parenting Wisdom also offers useful advice on such pertinent issues as disciplines, respect, and study. The author writes, "Each section of this book presents another midda or hanhaga that actualized the positive attributes, the healthy potentials, and the unique blessings of our children and students. Jewish parenting wisdom alerts us to the roles that joy, role models, service to others, community, education, music, dance, creative movement, mindfulness, appreciation of nature, holidays, charitable deeds, prayer, sacred rituals, moral teachings, storytelling, Torah, and the relationship with G-d, the Source of all, play in the healthy parenting of your children."
by Steven M. Rosman