“I can’t remember – I just knew.”  

 

“In our family, the way it worked was my dad would say, ‘You can’t talk to your mother that way.’”  

 

“We lived near my grandparents so I watched how my parents treated them.”  

 

These are some of the responses to the question:  In your family of origin, how did you learn to respect your parents?  In this weeks Parenting Through a Jewish Lens course at Mayyim Hayyim we sat around a table for an hour and a half, eating mini-muffins and dried figs, and engaging with each other about what the 5th commandment (to honor your mother and father) means for us as adult children and as parents of young children

 

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created at: 2011-11-10

 

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