Family First Feature
15 readers share moments of connection

By Family First Readers

Family First Inbox
"No one person in any institution should be in a position with no oversight — every school should have a system of checks and balances in place"

By Family First Readers

Game On!
This month, we’re rallying around all things wood, namely, popsicle sticks, to bring the trees indoors

By Chanie Nayman

Family Tempo
No matter how old we get, to me, she’ll always be the same sweet girl I married, who thought about everyone except herself

By Penina Steinbruch

A Better You
There are four different categories of habits that can challenge a marriage

By Family First Contributors

These small setbacks don’t get me down anymore — because I know just what to do: Call another shadchan!

By Nechama Gutwein

The kids have grown up and have developed more sophisticated tastes… along with the rest of the world

By Goldie Shulman

Dream On
“If I’m supposed to live a life like everyone else, why did You make me so different?”

By Gila Arnold

Follow Me
“If it’s us…” he said slowly. “Then…. then we have a problem. It shouldn’t be this way. We shouldn’t be this way, really not”

By Ruti Kepler

Jolly Solly
“Yum! A juicy pear, freshly picked off the tree! I get first dibs, of course, once it’s washed. It was my idea, after all”

By R. Atkins

From My Table
I wanted to create a fruit dessert for the Shabbos before Tu B’Shevat that was easy and fruity and pretty.

By Chanie Nayman

A Healthier You
What tetanus is, what causes tetanus, and what you can do about it

By Chaya Rosen


By Estee Kafra

Teen Fiction
"It’s true Penina needs to work on the middah of emes. But that doesn’t mean you can speak this way. We all have what to work on”

By S. Scharf