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Family Connections
The class queen is cutting my daughter out of her court
Sarah Chana Radcliffe
Family Connections
Unless we have a way of addressing the hurt we feel, we may find that our emotions haunt us
Sarah Chana Radcliffe
Behind the Book
Deception has the expert blend of human drama and suspense which Libby is loved for
Riki Goldstein
Behind the Book
“Worry less. Somehow, Hashem makes sure that things work out. Trust the process — Hashem’s process.”
Riki Goldstein
Making It
In a monthly series, Mishpacha speaks to real people in our communities who are struggling — and succeeding — to “make it.” Learn their strategies, secrets, fears, and dreams as they share the wealth of their hard-earned experience,
Chaia Frishman
Making It
It was supposed to happen, but hasn’t yet
Chaia Frishman
The Opinionator
The culture war over gun control
Gedalia Guttentag
The Opinionator
“The Iranians want nuclear weapons, but on the cheap, and safely”
Gedalia Guttentag
Editor's Letter
You struggle and toil and build, and then it all comes down, but perhaps that’s the point. Perhaps the glory is in the effort, not the result
Yisroel Besser
Editor's Letter
What is that elusive value, principle, legacy you hope to transmit?
Shoshana Friedman
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The lessons don’t reveal themselves until afterwards. It would seem, when reading an editor’s letter (So poignant! So anecdotal!), that the author lives her life in constant reflection, introspection, redirection. And maybe she does. Sometimes. In reality, a timely story or memory will come to mind as we’re pulling together an issue, and when putting

By Rivki Rabinowitz

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It can be so exciting to decorate or renovate your child’s bedroom. The bedroom is a place to relax and unwind, but it can also serve as so much more than that. Before you jump in, consider the ideas below to enhance the experience and create a room that will truly allow your child to

By Cirri Shafran

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What do your children really want their rooms to look like? We posed this question to a diverse group of young ones: “If you could decorate your room, what would it look like?” Here are their responses. “A multi-story dollhouse with tunnels and elevators so that a train carrying all my favorite Beanie Babies can

By Leia Whitman Karoly

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A while ago, I took a class from Rebbetzin Sima Spetner on parenting and integrated many of her methodologies into my process. Hoping I am paraphrasing this properly, she mentions that a good way to avoid sibling rivalry is by actually stating the differences between each child, instead of trying to equate them or treat

By Rivki Rabinowitz

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Photography by Saraizel Senderovits This simple DIY, inspired by Josef Albers’s iconic and colorful piece, “Homage to the Square,” allows children to explore different color and shape combinations. It shows how different juxtapositions of form and hue affect the viewer’s perception and emotions. This can be hung in a child’s room for a whimsical art piece,

By Leora Farber

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  Hi, can you suggest decor ideas for nurseries that would work for both boys and girls, on a small budget? —R.L. Bat-Sheva responds: I love designing a neutral nursery because traditional pink and blue really limit the room, whereas a neutral nursery lasts from child to child. If you pick a few sophisticated decor

By Bat-Sheva Graber