For my April friendship column I tackled a question I’ve received a few times in my inbox and numerous times in person. It’s all about how to stay friends with someone after your kids stop being friends. When I reached out to some of my wise confidantes, they added excellent advice to my answer.
I’m excited to report that I got my first piece into The Wisdom Daily, a site I’ve long enjoyed and respected. Just when I thought I had nothing new whatsoever to think, say, or write about Passover, I surprised myself. My essay, which I called the “The Middle...read more
About once a month I write a “Do Listen Read” post with a list of what I’ve been listening to, watching, and reading lately. In the “do” section, I often include recipes, but I haven’t shared any in months. I’m...read more
At my friendship column for March I answered a letter from a woman who says her friends often cancel plans or change the plans at the last minute. Is this an expected part of being an understanding friend or does this letter writer have especially...read more
The world lost a much-loved writer this week when Amy Krouse Rosenthal passed away on Monday, March 13th at the age of 51. I never met her, but through her work, I felt like I knew her. Countless readers have likely thought the same thing. Her piece in the New York...read more
Yes, this is an excessive number of television hours. In my defense, I’m in the middle of six books right now and I read every night. If you didn’t see my post a few weeks ago about how to read more books this year, you’ll note that one of my six...read more
As a writer and as a teacher who co-runs weekly writing groups where some of the members are looking to submit their work for publication, I’m often on the lookout for approachable literary magazines. I’ve had great experiences working with editors over...read more
About Nina Badzin
I’d love to hear your questions about friendship, difficult social situations, as well as online connections that could use some guidance. Ask me an anonymous question at The HerStories Project.