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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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Mike’s Message
Yonoson Rosenblum The 50th yahrtzeit of Mike Tress
Coming Detractions
Eytan Kobre “…Open and Orthodox, whatever that means”
In Her Place
Yisroel Besser Men outside and in the back
Beware of Declarations
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark Transparency with children when making decisions
The Best You Can Be
Jacob L. Freedman When you’re just named Joe Shmo
Emojification
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Help! We’ve been captured by emojis!
Yechadshehu
Riki Goldstein The brachos of Shabbos Mevarechim
Just Because
Faigy Peritzman A Rule for the Entire Torah
In the Heat of the Moment
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When to intervene, when to not
Foundation of Gratitude
Rebbetzin Shira Smiles Three life-changing morning minutes
Hide and Veg
Shira Isenberg Peas and thank you!