When psychologist Dr. Madeline Levine’s latest book “Ready or Not: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World” (Harper, 2020) published at the end of February 2020, unbeknownst to her, the book’s material was about to get even more relevant. Levine, a New York Times …Read More »
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A Smalltimore Dating Story I met a guy on Bumble. Turns out, he lives on my street.
I had just slid onto my stool at Union Brewery and taken a sip of my sour beer when the guy I was on a first date with started telling me about his job. “Oh, I know someone who works there,” I told him excitedly. “My friend, Jill.” He swigged …Read More »
Fatherhood is Not Nice
My father was outspoken. He offended people. His heart was too big and too fierce for most people, and he died by the time he was 50, when I was just 22. Some people thought he might have lived a bit longer if he could have “calmed down a bit.” People …Read More »