Humans of Hebrew College Parenting Your Tween Though a Jewish Lens

By Wendy Linden

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“At the start of my the first class, Judy asked each of us to think of a metaphor for parenting. My daughter loves to rock climb, so the metaphor I came up with was that of parents as belayers: we want to give our kids enough ‘slack in the rope’ to move around and maybe even make mistakes, but we also need to teach them and keep them safe. I now find that when a parenting challenge comes up, I think about belaying a climber.”

David Lobron, Parenting Your Tween Through a Jewish Lens class member) Learn more: Parenting Through a Jewish Lens

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