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Tired Of The Same 5 Dinners? Here Are 19 New Ones.

Cooking in my house is like a science experiment that ends with either A. me winning the Read...
joni edelman   |   03.15.17   |   SHARE
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My Catholic Father Uses Our Spiritual Differences To "Keep Me In Line"

The through line of my life has been the tension caused by my father believing that I should “fall in line” and defer to his patriarchal authority. Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   02.22.17   |   SHARE
The room smelled like gefilte fish, and it reminded me of the synagogues I studied in for hours on Sabbath afternoons to please my father.

Long Reads: Out Of The Picture 

A man faces his estranged father and the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community he had left behind years ago. Read...
Moshe Schulman    |   02.7.17   |   SHARE
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Why Am I Keeping All Of This Sh*t? A Case For Decluttering

A couple of years ago I asked my therapist if she thought my inability to separate things and the memories associated with those things was some kind Read...
joni edelman   |   01.8.17   |   SHARE
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Road Trip? Here Are 6 Tips To Make Traveling With Kids Slightly Less Terrible

The holidays afford those of us with a car and nearby extended family (or potentially exciting vacation spots) the ability (responsibility?) to get Read...
joni edelman   |   12.27.16   |   SHARE
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Why About A Boy Is The Best Unconventional Christmas Movie

In a sea of overly sentimental drivel, this film feels refreshingly genuine. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   12.23.16   |   SHARE
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Settling: not the answer. (Image Credit: Virgie Tovar via Instagram)

Take The Cake: What If Fat Women Stopped Settling?

*/ /*-->*/ My friends and I have been talking a lot about settling lately: Settling for a cataclysmically draining and emotionally fraught Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   12.22.16   |   SHARE
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Relax. Your elderly relatives are probably pretty cool.

7 Tips For Talking To Grandpa This Holiday Season

Hey, the holidays are coming up, and you’re gonna see some relatives. Whether there’s enough extended fam to fill a stadium, or about three and a Read...
Claire Hopple    |   12.13.16   |   SHARE
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