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Learning Curve: Chapter 46

Gila Arnold

Aviva didn’t suspect; she knew. Knew as soon as the doctor walked into the room. Really, she’d known even before that

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 5

Shoshana Schwartz

The exercise worked well because we hadn’t realized it was an exercise. No theoretical conversation, no attempts at remembering situations in which we felt powerless

 

Lifetakes: Glory Boy

Faigy Schonfeld

At the end of that exhausting day, I informed my husband that I intended to have only girls from then on. You hear me?

 

Dual with Words

Yael Schuster

From Jerusalem to Kiryas Joel, many frum women are raising their kids with more than one language. How can we help our children develop — and maintain — fluency in two languages?

 

Welcome to the World

As told to Leah Gebber

“Don’t go to some hick-town hospital,” my mother said on the phone. “Ten miles further is a world-class hospital, with a top NICU.” But by the time we got there, my head was lolling to the side; I was hovering in a strange, semi-conscious zone

 

It's All in the Yeast

Rena Michaels

I decided to take on a mitzvah personally difficult for me to do in the zechus that my son would return to mitzvah observance

 

Freefall: Chapter 52

Miriam Zakon

Abe and Moe spend a night under artillery fire. Reb Leibush and Yeruchum discuss Yeruchum’s relationship with Moe and how to mend it.

 

House of Mirrors: Chapter 28

Rachael Lavon

The jubilant Beloffs have a meaningful conversation with Redlick on their way out of court. Baila discusses seminary options with Sarah

 

Learning Curve: Chapter 45

Gila Arnold

Goldfeder’s lawyer hands Suri a court summons. Suri apologizes to Aviva and, to her surprise, Aviva accepts the apology and says they’ll fight and win

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 4

Shoshana Schwartz

On top of my own frustration, I felt responsible for the others’ enjoyment — or lack thereof — and worry and guilt wended their way into my consciousness

 

Lifetakes: A Girl Called Kaila

Esther Malka Goldschmidt

Strange to hear this woman recounting a piece of my past. How many times had I wandered up and down that road with my friends?

 

A Wise Mind

Nina Kaweblum

Ever get hijacked by your emotions? With the right skills, says therapist and DBT educator Nina Kaweblum, you can actually regain control of your emotions and respond with grace instead of impetuosity

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