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Dr. Mom

Barbara Bensoussan

They’re frum mothers, dealing with children, Shabbos guests, and community obligations. They’re doctors, dealing with life-and-death decisions, and grueling hours. How do they balance both?

 

The Heat Is On

Libi Astaire

Along the way, people figured out how to keep their homes at least somewhat warm, employing simple methods that we too can use in a stubbornly drafty room or to lower the heating bill

 

Tempo Story: Made to Order

Esty Heller

“We get together for one night out, and you guys are like not even here. If you prefer to text all night, why did you even come?”

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 33

Shoshana Schwartz

“When something really does bother you but you don’t let yourself feel it, that’s a problem. That’s what causes resentments”

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 26

Leah Gebber

Tears come, fast and free. She does not wipe them away. Let them come. Let them wipe away who she is, what she has done

 

Facets: Chapter 17

Esther Kurtz

“I always thought I’d marry someone like me, and we’d be a power couple. We were supposed to be the new movers and shakers”

 

Musings: Not an Adult

Bracha Stein

But the years have passed and here I am, still frantically bluffing my way through life and hoping no one catches on (or inspects my linen closets)

 

Lifetakes: Household Help

Miriam Eliwatt

We sat back and watched Leah’s strong hands rip open and slice the fish as she had been doing for more than 50 years



 
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