On Topic
You’ve decided to strike out on your own and go freelance. Here’s how to establish yourself in your field and work your way toward success

By Miriam Bloch

Therapy Toolbox
“Why don’t you just yell at me? Tell me I’m wasting your time? That I’m a horrible mother and wife, and I should just get divorced and leave everyone well alone?”

By Abby Delouya B.A, B.Ed, MFT

Family Matters
Seeing an older man holding the hand of his young grandchild on the way to school brings the proverbial lump to my throat

By Joan Zlotnick

Real Life
From the sidelines, my stomach turned. My girls got kisses and hugs and waved their Bubby off with a smile. Shimmy got nary a glance

By Tzipi Katzler

Musings
I opened the cover now the way I’d greet a long-lost friend, holding my breath and wondering what I’d remember

By Ahuva Kerzner

Yardsticks
A waste of time. I’d warned Chesky. What did he think? I’d convince the Gordons to follow the takanos? Why should they?

By Esty Heller

Vacancies
She wore the one with the “best” charm for one day, then took it off and hid it in her sock drawer. What if someone realized that nobody was wearing the “friend” charm?

By Faigy Schonfeld

LifeTakes
I took a deep breath and said, “I noticed your maiden name is Fraiman. That’s also my mother’s maiden name”

By Risa Rotman

The Moment
On the eve of a new Rosh Hashanah, Rav Avigdor Miller’s lesson continues to inspire.

By Mishpacha Contributors

Recipes
This is a must have recipe!

By Estee Kafra

Recipes
My favorite flavor by far is lemon anything with lemon and I’m an instant fan. These bars have the perfect combination of tart and sweet. 

By Estee Kafra

Off the Couch
“We’re fighting all the time. This just isn’t the woman I married”

By Jacob L. Freedman MD

Parshah
Honoring our own parents, created b’tzelem Elokim!

By Faigy Peritzman

Connect Two
Training children to ask questions is a powerful tool. It enables them to learn constantly, about everything, wherever they are

By D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer