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Brain Trust

Michal Eisikowitz

Just off Boro Park’s 17th Avenue, two sisters merge passion, professionalism, and a relentless pursuit for knowledge in a thriving occupational therapy practice. Here’s what they want you to know about child development — and the effective approach to choosing a therapist.

 

Keys to Success

Malkie Schulman

We all want our children to do well in school. But what are the characteristics children need to progress and mature? Three veteran teachers offer their takes on the most important qualities for success in the classroom — both for teachers and students.

 

The Boy Nobody Wants To Play With

Esther Rabi

When you’re a child, your friends are your world. But not every child instinctively knows how to make — or keep — friends. What parents can do to help a friendless child.

 

How to Get Your Child to Like Almost Anything

C. Rosenberg

Want to make sure your child doesn’t abhor math homework? Tired of continually cleaning up after your kids? Here’s how you can help your children actually enjoy these important life skills.

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Declaring Bankruptcy
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Something from Nothing
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The Business Trip
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger Sometimes business trips aren’t strictly business
Death and Taxes
Jacob L. Freedman Aliyah ups, downs, and all-arounds
Perspective Shift
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Single, female, Orthodox, adult: not an oxymoron
Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”