To most people, the word "mentsch" means a kind and considerate person, the kind of person we want our kids to be. But lecturing, nagging, and yelling won't make it happen. How can a kid learn to be a mentsch when his parents aren't acting like mentschen?
Modeling mentschlechkeit isn't just common decency; it's imperative for our kids' growth. Dr. Jerry Lob of Chicago melds together inspiration, cautionary tales, and parenting pointers as he reminds us of what we already know but sometimes fail to practice.