Parenting

May 31, 2018

Parent Whisperer in the Facebook Age

A former high school teacher, now a sought-after speaker and parenting expert as principal consultant at the MJ Fisher Group, Julie Fisher, M.Ed., is a trusted advisor to parents, school administrators, kids and teens on a variety of topics related to managing stress, social media and the pace of life online and off. Developing a new curriculum for resilience, Julie joins Federation’s Mental Health Initiative as an independent consultant and workshop leader.  To follow her work, visit We Need to Talk.

Erica Jones
March 1, 2018

Mom with a Mission

Never doubt the power of a Jewish mom determined to repair the world for a child in need of a loving home. This is Erika Jones:  An adoptive mom, a foster mom - a passionate and outspoken mom. In her professional role, Erika is an advocate for families and children in need at Judson Center. This is her remarkable story.  

January 1, 2018

Time for “The Talk?”

What Parents Should Know About Getting Through Puberty with Their Kids

November 1, 2016

Raising Human Beings

Raising Parents as Partners with Their Children, Ross W. Greene PhD Offers Help for Solving “Problem Kids”

Kveller with Mikki Frank and Lisa Soble Siegmann
January 4, 2016

Jewish Moms (and Dads) Online

If you have yet to discover the joys of Jewish parenthood on the national website Kveller, you will. With the first questions that pop into your mind on those sleep-deprived nights with your new baby, you might find yourself clicking on Kveller for a little humor, a little advice and some assurance that you're not alone.

Jordan and Lauren Acker
July 21, 2015

NEXTGen Detroiters to Watch

Meet Lauren and Jordan Acker, married 3 years, now a jFamily with baby Jenna on board. U of M alumni, proud to be Detroiters, building careers in education, law and community service.

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