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No Nagging Necessary

RC Steif

Nagging doesn’t really work — unless its purpose is to annoy someone. Yet, it’s all too easy to find yourself doing it. How to get your family to cooperate without a single nag.

 

The “Buy Me” Brain

Libi Astaire

It’s not news that neuroscientists are making strides in understanding how the brain works. Less well known is that neuromarketers are hoping to use this knowledge to get consumers to buy their products. Is this a pipe dream, or the dawn of a maddeningly manipulative age?

 

Inside Job

Rachel Bachrach

While it may not be an original choice, speech therapy can be family-friendly and lucrative — and it has the potential to help a wide array of people, from newborns to the elderly. Three women talk about the many ways a speech therapist can improve lives.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you