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The Joys and Oys of Parenting: Insight and Wisdom from the Jewish Tradition

Thursday, February 1 | 7:00pm | Dwares JCC

Join Jewish Book Council author and professor of psychology at Rutgers University, Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D, as he discusses his book The Joys and Oys of Parenting: Insight and Wisdom from the Jewish Tradition. Parents and grandparents are invited to learn how today’s understanding of child development is illuminated and supported by thousands of years of Jewish wisdom. Dr. Elias will provide insight on practical skills that can be easily implemented.

This free event is s a partnership program between PJ Library, the David C. Isenberg Family Early Childhood Center, and the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island.

Babysitting will be available with prior registration for $5 per family. If you already have a babysitting punch card, you can use that as well.

For more information, contact Michelle Cicchitelli at 401.421.4111 ext. 178 or [email protected]

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“Mommy, where’s the bubbler?” My daughter and I were at the mall a few years ago and she asked me about a bubbler.  I assume I gave her that deer in headlights look because it was followed up with, “Mommy, I am thirsty and I need the bubbler!”  Now I had a little more of […]

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Then Versus Now: Free Range Or Zoo?

My daughter asked me to write a post titled “Then Versus Now” about the differences between rearing children today and 30 years ago.  But the thing is, I don’t think I reared my children much differently. I mean, there were superficial differences. I didn’t ignore my kids using an iPhone; I used a real book. […]

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