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Taming Your Kids’ Tantrums

Sarah Chana Radcliffe

How to handle your child’s tantrums without losing your cool, plus when emotional outbursts are a sign of a bigger problem

 

Sweet Memories

Mishpacha Contributors

Back when we were the kids, candy was precious — it was love, comfort, adventure, companionship. Writers share their sugar-laced recollections

 

Change of Heart: Chapter 10

Leora Hammer

I didn’t want to do it in fear. I wanted to do it with trust. The ride of my life

 

Tempo: Through the Roof

Bracha Stein

The contractor made it very clear that this was a dumb idea. “You can’t fix a roof in the rain,” he declared

 

Musings: The Masks We Wear

Elana Rothberg

I see it in the drunk boys, the girls with caked-on makeup, both desperate for attention, searching, wondering, yearning for something they themselves are unsure of

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 37

Leah Gebber

“If their menfolk are lost in the ocean’s waves, then these women will curse you and your luck will fail, and most likely your fortune too”

 

On the House: Chapter 4

Faigy Schonfeld

For a moment, Binyamin thought wistfully of the fair-haired little nephew he hardly knew. Could he ever love him the way he loved Mimi’s kids?

 

Lifetakes: Stumbling

Rivky Singer

My kids have entered the world of shidduchim, and I’m either thinking too much or not thinking enough



 
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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