Dating Forum: Looks Can Be Distracting

Question: My daughter is in shidduchim, and we’re having a problem. She’s been home from seminary for close to a year, and suggestions are coming in, baruch Hashem. But she...

Mindbiz: Parent Disappointed With His Child’s Path

Dear Esther, Though I am writing this as partially a religious issue, I wanted to explore the complex psychological aspects of what I have been going through. Our middle child,...

Dating Forum: Getting Serious After Divorce

Question I have been divorced for four years. It was an amicable divorce, and my ex-husband was very generous. He let me keep the house, and my children and I...

Yid Parenting: Making The Grade

Q. My son’s last report card was absolutely horrendous. He is in sixth grade, and his grades dropped in almost every subject. When my husband and I sat down...

Abusers And The Obligation To Apologize

This week is parashas Acharei Mos-Kedoshim, wherein the Torah deems it necessary to enumerate the concept of arayos. There have been plenty of headlines and stories about people who have...
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Tragedy Hits Israel: What Should We Say To Our Children?

What should I say? How should I say it? In a video produced in 2014, OHEL's Dr Norman Blumenthal warmly and sensitively discusses how best to communicate tragedy and...

Dating Forum: Feeling Left Behind

Question: I need help, fast — I must get engaged as soon as possible! I can’t be the last remaining single girl in my high-school class. I have been dating for...

Mindbiz: Mom Doesn’t Want to be Set Up

Dear Esther, I’m in my late fifties and lost my husband three years ago. We had a terrific marriage for many years, and I was happy being his wife. His...
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Madraigos Presents: Parenting Then And Now

On Thursday evening, April 19, Madraigos, who tirelessly works to meet the needs of the community, presented ‘Parenting Then and Now: What’s Changed?’ an initiative of its Parenting Matters...

Yid Parenting: Thank You!

Q. My son is extremely resistant to writing thank you cards. Now that his bar mitzvah has passed, he says he wants to call the people and thank them...
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