Teen Feature
The brain’s limited attention gets diluted when it’s doing too much

By Rivka Berman

Movin on Up
I know it sounds a little weird for someone my age, is that I really, really, like REALLY, want to start my own business. Like, yesterday

By Shaina Keren

DMCs
It’s a horrible feeling to have to shop in “bigger-size stores” so you can’t even have fun shopping trips with your friends

By Leah Greenburg

Friendship
When faced with hard moments, remember the following: Many meaningful conversations are “charged” with discomfort

By Devora Zheutlin, MA, CAS

Teen Fiction
They’re a tight threesome, a little bit aloof from the rest of the class. I have lots of friends, but somehow Leah’s gang is just fun

By Rochel (Grunewald) Samet

Bricks and Ladders
"We decided that if any of you aren’t happy in Stonesworth, we’ll try to make it work so that you can go to school in Brownsfeld"

By Ariella Schiller

Close Call
“There’s nothing wrong with you. I’ve been cruel to you by imposing a relationship on you. I can’t help it. This is how I am. All or nothing”

By Devoiry Braunstein

Family First Feature
Tradition tells us that Dovid Hamelech passed away on Shavuos. What better time, then, to explore some of the minhagim that have developed throughout the ages regarding the precio ...

By Libi Astaire

True Account
I thought about Shlomo and this story often as my life turned over, as my world ended

By Ariella Schiller

Family First Feature
The more words we use, the less people will remember them, but if we prioritize the important stuff and leave out the extras, your listener — be it your child, your cleaning la ...

By Shifra Elkaim

Outlook
The magnitude of Hashem’s gift of His Torah

By Yonoson Rosenblum

Family Matters
Writing is a way to feel some small sense of control over our lives in those circumstances. When I wrote in my journal, worked on a memoir, and then published my novel, Griefwriti ...

By Joan Zlotnick

Voice in the Crowd
Parents in the generation of plenty

By Yisroel Besser