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Raising a Resilient Child

Sarah Chana Radcliffe M. Ed., C. Psych.

Life isn’t easy. From infancy through childhood, what can parents do to help their kids bounce back from adversity and face challenges with resilience?

 

Gone Again Tatty

Faigy Markowitz

Some husbands travel for business often, leaving their wives home alone to handle everything. To make it work, everyone has to be on board

 

My First Stroller

Yehudis Frank

My husband got a brachah from the rav that if we bought a stroller, the baby would follow. But everything from shopping for the stroller to storing it brought me pain

 

Screen to Screen

Esther Kurtz

There’s a certain honesty, a candidness when you haven’t met someone. Almost like telling your story to a stranger on a plane. That’s what Lea and I were: best virtual friends

 

Freefall: Chapter 55

Miriam Zakon

The colonel’s lips were a straight, unsmiling line. “Not German, Freed. They need someone who speaks Yiddish”

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 48

Gila Arnold

Baby — hungry — Oh. That lingering feeling of wellbeing from her brief sleep dissipated, as something hard and cold clunked into place in her brain

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 7

Shoshana Schwartz

“Don’t go trying to sell me love. Keep your ohavim. I don’t love any of you, you don’t love me. There’s simply no such thing”

 

Lifetakes: Angles of Light

Esty Heller

In the mystical halo that surrounds him, the spirit of Shabbos is a tangible thing. His warmth swathes the crowd in holiness. It stretches like the sun’s rays, all the way to the ezras nashim



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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
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Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
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Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without