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 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

Yardsticks
The kallah and her mother exchanged quick looks. It was so fleeting I nearly missed it — the mother’s panicky shake of the head, the girl’s pleading eyes

By Esty Heller

Shul with a View
I had just witnessed true greatness

By Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman

Family Reflections
Warm parenting makes limit-setting possible

By Sarah Chana Radcliffe

Jr. Tales
My brothers had great self-esteem, while I was always struggling to find a reason to feel good about myself

By Y. Bromberg