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Who’s Taking Care of Me?

Barbara Bensoussan

How do you give an ailing parent the best possible care without compromising your own health and sanity? Family First spoke with a variety of eldercare experts to learn how to optimize the experience and avoid becoming overwhelmed.

 

Spell It Right!

Leah Mandel

With spell- and auto-text options, has knowing how to spell become pass?? Not if you want to appear intelligent. Why English is a tough language for the spelling-challenged, which English words have Hebrew roots, and how to raise good spellers.

 

Turning Tides: Windfall

As told to Leah Gebber

I’m no believer in fairy godmothers or pumpkins that turn into golden carriages. But this fairy tale is real — it happened to our family.



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Marriage Prep is a Teaching Moment
Yonoson Rosenblum Show young, searching Jews that Torah works
Elephant in the Room
Eytan Kobre Welcome to the Monkey House
No Hitting
Jacob L. Freedman “Torah doesn’t stand for that kind of behavior”
The Must Vs. The Should
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Performing G-d’s mitzvos transcends personal feelings
Tongue in Check
Faigy Peritzman There’s no substitute for positive reinforcement
Debugging the Dynamic
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Positive change starts with the spouse who’s smart
Social Savvy Vs. My Kids’ Shidduchim
Sara Eisemann As parents, we have the obligation to contain ourselves