Family First Feature
15 readers share moments of connection

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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

The Forum
An interview with Rabbi Zev Cohen of Chicago’s Special Beis Din dealing with issues of abuse

By Yonoson Rosenblum

“In fact, I don’t remember Mimi saying a single word to me in school”

By Rochel Samet

Metro & Beyond
It’s January 2022, and the first victory is here

By Yochonon Donn

Double Take
She was a married adult. Why was my daughter still living in my basement?

By Rochel Samet

Second Thoughts
What, then, is the real meaning of baruch?

By Rabbi Emanuel Feldman

Hollywood is full of examples that peddle stereotypes, tropes, and inaccuracies about Orthodox Jews

By Alexandra Fleksher