Family First Feature
Scientists know how to teach kids to read. But are our schools using their methods?

By Esther Shaindy Leshkowitz

Family First Feature
Zivia Reischer on why she tells kids’ stories — and what she learned

By Zivia Reischer

Family First Inbox
“When you abuse someone physically, you hurt their body; when you abuse someone spiritually, you destroy their soul”

By Family First Readers

I'm Stuck
I don’t want to antagonize my child’s school — but I know her best

By Faigy Peritzman

Family Tempo
I’ve been teaching for years, but just two days in, I’ve given up

By Bashie Lisker

A Better You
It’s never too early to take steps to prevent tooth decay

By Family First Contributors

Cooking supper for your family is serious business

By Esty Heller

Looking back, I see the power of the past

By Rivka Frankel

On Site
Just like all trends that make their way to the Holy Land, skoolies have hit the roads of Israel as well

By Hadas Afik

Teen Feature
Junior Rheumatoid Arthritis, or JRA, is a condition that appears in children and teens and presents as chronic joint pain

By Chaya Rosen

Second Thoughts
It is precisely in such times — when words are cheap — that  it is good to remember that words are sacred

By Rabbi Emanuel Feldman

Take 2
Making new friends at camp is not a betrayal to a best friend even if it is uncomfortable for you that she did

By Mindy Rosenthal M.S., BCBA/LBA

Text Messages
How can we earn a spot toward the beginning of the line past the Kisei Rachamim on the Day of Judgment?

By Eytan Kobre

Had Kayla been expecting to tag along with her today? But… she always spends Purim with her friends

By Rochel Samet