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Welcome to FHO's bloggers!

FHO is dedicated to giving teens expression, so if you want to join our blogger staff, just let us know! Send us an e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can view the blog posts in a few different ways:

- Below this message are the latest posts.
- On the sidebar you can view by category or blogger.

Here are our current bloggers:

- Hadas Bat-el, founder of FHO. She blogs about life in general, writing, photography, and FHO news. She posts every sunday.

 - Still Fighting, a young woman who is active on the forum. She posts a poem once every week or two.

Retired Bloggers:
- Hadassi Shachar, life of a frum BY teen girl. Not all of her posts are up on FHO. Her whole blog can be veiwed at here.

- Mimi Starr, creative writer. She blogs about her personal experiences and anything else that comes to mind. She makes most of it up as she goes along.

The World Needs Love

on Sunday, 11 November 2018. Posted in Thoughts on life

The World Needs Love

Mental/Emotional health in frum literature + Clarity (Poem)

on Sunday, 07 October 2018. Posted in Poetry

Even if you feel like no one feels the way you do, I promise you that someone out there does.

Mental/Emotional health in frum literature + Clarity (Poem)

Even if you feel like no one feels the way you do, I promise you that someone out there does.

September Music Favorites + BONUS Elul Songs!

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Thursday, 06 September 2018. Posted in Elul

September Music Favorites + BONUS Elul Songs!

Why you don’t need to go to another lecture ever again.

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Tuesday, 04 September 2018. Posted in Elul

Congrats! You won the crown of showing the world you value your spirituality more than everyone else.

Why you don’t need to go to another lecture ever again.

SELICHOS ALREADY??

Written by Boruch Gold on Sunday, 02 September 2018. Posted in Elul

Just thinking aloud...

SELICHOS ALREADY??

A matter of Pespective

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 26 August 2018. Posted in Thoughts on life

A matter of Pespective

Could it be, that there is no "right" way to look at this world?

Music Favorites for August

on Sunday, 05 August 2018.

What am I listening to?

Music Favorites for August

Mourning doesn't have to be sad.

on Monday, 30 July 2018. Posted in Motovation and Inspiration, The Jewish Year

Or does it...?

Mourning doesn't have to be sad.

“I hate fasting” She says to me for the 5th time that afternoon.

Storytime: Nonesense

on Sunday, 15 July 2018. Posted in Poetry

Where are we? I have no idea. I’m too tired to care. “Can we go home?” I want to know.

Storytime: Nonesense

Take a step back

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 24 June 2018.

Look up

Take a step back

Life and Destinations

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 17 June 2018. Posted in Poetry

Life and Destinations

Me and You

Written by StillFighting on Tuesday, 12 June 2018. Posted in Poetry

And nothing else matters

Me and You

Just 5 more minutes...

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 10 June 2018. Posted in Working on yourself

Just 5 more minutes...

I interject. “Um, I am grown up.” I say stubbornly. I pause for a moment. ” Um..I think….well I am most of the time.”

Conversation with a Coworker

Written by Mimi Starr on Thursday, 07 June 2018.

Yes, I know it's weird. You gotta problem with that?

Conversation with a Coworker

Engaged

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 03 June 2018. Posted in Connecting to G-d

Well I’m telling you now, it doesn’t get any easier.

Engaged

Does the world know the vort is tonight?

They should. It feels like they should all know, it should be lit up in bright lights around the city centers.

But it isn’t.

Today

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 27 May 2018. Posted in Poetry

Today

You know sometimes the most simplest shortest things, are the ones the make the most difference.

Reflections...

Written by StillFighting on Tuesday, 22 May 2018. Posted in Poetry

We dont see the changes we've made till we've taken a good look in the mirror

Reflections...

The absolute worst and basically the middle of nowhere (+Poem)

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Monday, 21 May 2018. Posted in Motovation and Inspiration, Poetry

You can't compare your life to anyone else's life. It's hard not to.

The absolute worst and basically the middle of nowhere (+Poem)

Trust me, this isn't the middle of nowhere.
I was born in the middle of nowhere....

An essay and poem about comparing yourself to others, jobs, and the real definition of the middle of nowhere.

You Promised Me Wings

Written by StillFighting on Monday, 14 May 2018. Posted in Poetry

I only noticed my wings long after I was flying

You Promised Me Wings

The Illusion of Control

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 13 May 2018. Posted in Connecting to G-d

Why do they call this a physical world?

The Illusion of Control

Recently I’ve been asking myself, “Will something bad happen to me?”

A Little Bit - Poem

Written by StillFighting on Monday, 07 May 2018. Posted in Poetry

Sometimes when we want so much all we need is a little bit to move on

A Little Bit - Poem

On being unique and sticking to goals

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 06 May 2018. Posted in Working on yourself, Tips and Ideas to get higher

Being unique is overrated...

On being unique and sticking to goals

What’s on my mind this moment?

Oh-you-know, the-whole-thing-about-how-you-fall-and-you’re-supposed-to-just-get-up-again-and-move–forward-with-goals-and-life-and-frustration-but-it’s-okay-and-you’re-okay-even-if-you-don’t-feel-okay-because-you-have-God-and-just-daven-type-of-post.  

Mountain Climbers - Poem

Written by StillFighting on Tuesday, 01 May 2018. Posted in Poetry

By Still Fighting, May 1 2018

Mountain Climbers - Poem

Golden Toned Fields (Poem)

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Monday, 30 April 2018. Posted in Poetry

Golden Toned Fields (Poem)

For the sun follows my heart to the east
I’m not asking for much just a little peace

Thinking about thinking

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 22 April 2018.

If you think about it, it’s about how you think about thinking.

Thinking about thinking

Maybe I'm just overthinking...

So

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Monday, 16 April 2018. Posted in Poetry

So so so, this is how it goes

So

So, 
I pack all my wishes 
and dreams in a jar
I make a wish and see how far
it’ll take
to reach the heavens

Behind the Scenes of the Jewish Music Gemach

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Monday, 16 April 2018.

What's it's like...

Behind the Scenes of the Jewish Music Gemach

Ever wondered what it takes to run a gemach? Here’s some behind the scenes…

Final Goodbyes

Written by Mimi Starr on Wednesday, 28 March 2018.

Why was I crying?

Final Goodbyes

Why segulos don’t work

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Wednesday, 07 March 2018. Posted in Connecting to G-d

Why segulos don’t work

“Why?” I ask.

“It’s a segulah” they say.

Wikipedia defines a segula as “a protective or benevolent charm or ritual”.

Last time I checked, kishuf (magic) was assur…right?

The Last Word

Written by Mimi Starr on Tuesday, 27 February 2018. Posted in Working on yourself

I've always had to have the last word...

The Last Word

Flight 791

Written by Mimi Starr on Sunday, 11 February 2018. Posted in Motovation and Inspiration

We've all heard the story a million times...

Flight 791

Davening into Life Musings: Brachos Hatorah

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Posted in Prayer

Real life in davening. Are women "osek" bitorah?

Davening into Life Musings: Brachos Hatorah

Part of a new series: Life Into Davening, where Hadas Bat-el writes her ideas about real life application through davening. Are women "osek" bitorah? What does that even mean?

Wait a While

Written by Mimi Starr on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in Motovation and Inspiration

Get Out of Your Way!

Wait a While

Good Girl

Written by Mimi Starr on Friday, 12 January 2018. Posted in Motovation and Inspiration

She was the perfect girl until she realized she was living a lie...

Good Girl

What’s it like to start up a website/What other people say…

Written by Hadas Bat-el on Tuesday, 09 January 2018. Posted in Poetry

What's it like to start up a website? Well....let me tell you. It's not easy. Everyone has something else to say, and another idea, and being in the public eye can get complicated. That besides for all the technical aspects....

Poems

Written by Hadassi Shachar on Tuesday, 28 April 2015. Posted in Poetry

Dreaming and Fighting

Written by Hadassi Shachar on Tuesday, 14 April 2015.

Breaking Free

Written by Hadassi Shachar on Monday, 30 March 2015. Posted in Poetry, Pesach, Working on yourself

 Breaking Free (Part 1)

Out in the Soccer Feild

Written by Hadassi Shachar on Sunday, 22 March 2015. Posted in Parables, Poetry

Life is like a Soccer game

YOU ARE AMAZING!

Written by Hadassi Shachar on Thursday, 05 March 2015. Posted in Motovation and Inspiration

A little boost to your happiness level.

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