Author: Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC
September 8th, 2021
This article, in its original form, was written in November of 2011.
I spoke with the protagonist, “Mirel,” last week. Baruch Hashem, her daughter is now 13 and having the tantrums typical in form and to be expected of an adolescent. Mirel is coping well and her daughter is the beneficiary.
Here’s what I wrote, ten years and what seems a lifetime ago:
I did not have a tantrum yesterday but if I were younger I j …