Family First Feature
Why kids are vaping younger and younger, and what we can do

By Barbara Bensoussan

Family First Inbox
“What an outrageous, unfair, untrue, and plain motzi shem ra statement to make about an entire generation!”

By Family First Readers

A Better You
There are three common areas that parents are hesitant to discuss with their children: facts, feelings, and physicality

By Family First Contributors

“But that’s Yiddish. Don’t you have a Hebrew name?” she pressed

By Zelda Goldfield

To Be Honest
Faigy is a widow. She lost her husband some time ago. She loses him every day

By Ahuva Roth

Family Tempo
“Everyone is so excited that you’re joining us today. It just feels like we can be a family again. Your father would be so happy”

By Esther Kurtz

I’m not sure whether to feel disappointed or relieved at the relative simplicity of the deed

By Chashie Stern

Family First Serial
That quiet inner voice was followed by an unexpected realization. I care about Artie and his future: I love my brother

By Miriam Zakon

Family Diary
This first session was a getting-to-know-you, but my real goal was to dive into EMDR

By Tzippi Leibenson

From My Table
I tried a delicious cheesy version of this dip in a restaurant, and created this pareve version based on that. It’s always cool to play off a flavor you tasted outside your kitche ...

By Chanie Nayman

While the body may age, the spirit can stay young ad meah v’esrim

By Faigy Peritzman

This cake may seem like it has several steps, but it comes together quickly and easily

By Chavi Feldman

Jr. Feature
This was a real, all-too-real, full-scale, total disaster

By Chaya Rosen

Sound Bites
I remember that feeling of drowning after I had my second baby in Israel, 14 months after my first. I didn’t want anyone else to experience that helpless feeling

By Chaia Frishman