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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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Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
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And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
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Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you