How do we prepare our children for the next stage of their lives?  Many young adults are off to Israel, others continuing to learn and still others are coming back and starting college.  We all daven that it all works out. But as we do, doing our hishtadlus is just as important.  The path of life is so vast, so wide and so winding.  Here are some myths to be wary about.

Recap: Yonah wants to warn Mickey about the danger he is in, but Mickey just shrugs it off.

 I decided I would say something to my mother tonight about the scary feeling I kept experiencing. I replayed what had happened in my mind. A scary, far away, fuzzy feeling. Short-term memory loss. Why was Hashem doing this to me? Please, Hashem, take it away. Please. I dreaded telling my mother, because I dreaded the worried look she would have in her eyes. I didn’t want a name. I didn’t want a label put on my symptoms.

Dear Alice:

 I’m going away to camp for the whole summer and worked so hard on losing 30 pounds and couldn’t be happier. However, I really don’t want to ruin all the hard work! Help! Any tips that can help me “survive” without getting too off track and at least maintain my loss?