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I’m Baaaack!

Shifra Ernest

How to prepare yourself to transition from diapers and car pools to deadlines and spreadsheets — and get the job of your dreams

 

5 Facts about Education You Won’t Believe Are False

Esther Ilana Rabi

You’re left-brained — that’s why you can’t do math, right? Get ready for your educational beliefs to turn upside down

 

Tempo: Simple Silver Earrings

Tehila Meyerson

It hurt as I stood there, seemingly indecisive. Simply choosing a pair of earrings, instead of life or death in the near future

 

Windows: Car Pool Conundrums

Brocha Miller

You have such a small window of opportunity between too soon and too late that, unless you keep a very close eye on it, you’ll miss it completely

 

Grab the Reins: Chapter 27

Shoshana Schwartz

“If you know you’re not ready to get married before dealing with these issues, you think another few months will magically make you ready?”

 

Map the Starlight: Chapter 20

Leah Gebber

“To map a place you have never seen and will never see in your life, you need to harvest information from anywhere you might find it”

 

Facets: Chapter 11

Esther Kurtz

I sucked in my cheeks. This wasn’t going to end well, was it? C’mon, Rebbi, it was his first day back, ignore the kid

 

Lifetakes: Climb to the Stars

Rochel Grunewald

Realization dawned: This was not a secret addition to our own house; it was simply a sneak peek into our neighbor’s home

 

Standing Tall

Elisheva Appel

Rebbetzin Sara Freifeld, wife of Rav Shlomo ztz”l, possesses a sparkling intellect and a regal bearing. Memories and stories of her life with the Rosh Yeshivah

 

The Lonely Wife

Michal Eisikowitz

You always thought you’d marry your best friend, but you’re still waiting for that “click.” How to survive — and thrive — in a marriage that feels like a mismatch

 

A Month Without

Nechama Grossman

Thirty days. That’s how long researchers say it takes to change a habit. Five intrepid women share their monthlong journeys toward upgraded lives

 

Step Out: 15 Accounts

Mishpacha Contributors

We step out of our comfort zones, leave the familiar behind — and discover inner strengths

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Locked Up for Saving Lives
Rabbi Moshe Grylak Kidney-shaped kindness
Selling a Defective Product
Yonoson Rosenblum To play or not to play
Out of the Booth of Truth
Eytan Kobre “Entries into and exits from the succah”
Take 5: Business Tips from Peloton COO Tom Cortese
Prepared for print by Shira Isenberg Invigorate a “sleepy industry” with innovation
Ten Questions for Shmuel Bisk
Rachel Bachrach A good mortgage broker can save you NIS 100,000
That Elusive Mr. Right
Jacob L. Freedman “I’m calling because you got it all wrong!”
Home Front Command
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman Another victim of Hurricane Harvey
Say What?
Faigy Peritzman The language of the heart
The Business of Marriage
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Don’t squelch your spouse’s financial dreams
Will My Children Be Good Spouses?
Sara Eisemann Forgive yourself for imperfect children
The Pastry Chef: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP And Zivia Reischer Red thoughts, green thoughts