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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



 
Hidden Power
Yonoson Rosenblum One never knows the power of his or her mitzvos
Can You Tell a Phony?
Eytan Kobre “You’re not using the phone; the phone is using you”
Grief and Gratitude
Yisroel Besser The deepest, most sophisticated truth in the world
Nobody's Perfect
Alexandra Fleksher With the gift of maturity, we learn to accept
Colossal Humility
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman The last words I ever heard from my rebbi
Ready and Waiting
Baruch S. Fertel, MD, MPA, FACEP Why does everything take so long in the ER?
Bless You!
Faigy Peritzman Blessings don't create anything new in the natural world
Ready, Set, Succeed!
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Ensure success with explicit, doable instructions
The Radiance of Surrender
Mrs Shani Mendlowitz Honest admission reveals your inner radiance