Do Listen Read: April

Do Listen Read: April

DO Books of My Life: My fellow book nerd and writing/blogging friend, Allie Smith, invited me on her fabulous blog to talk about the books that have stayed with me in my life. I was so honored she asked and her introduction made me SO happy. First, what Allie wrote is... read more
Leaving a Group of Friends

Leaving a Group of Friends

April’s friendship advice question at The HerStories Project is about what to do when you want to leave a group of friends that has clearly outlasted its natural “expiration date.” Have you ever felt that a group was suffocating, that you wanted to... read more
How to Host a Big Dinner

How to Host a Big Dinner

I host big dinners often, easily a majority of the Friday nights in a year unless it’s one of the occasional but glorious dates when we’re invited to someone else’s house. Yes, glorious. While I love the satisfaction of providing a good meal and Shabbat experience for... read more
No Lights Out If Reading

No Lights Out If Reading

The Today’s Show parenting site had a challenge asking parents to talk about reading topics as it pertains to parenting. I immediately thought of an essay I wrote a few years that I knew would be a perfect fit. “Late Night Readers” is about why my... read more
Guide to Officing in Coffee Shops

Guide to Officing in Coffee Shops

ESSENTIAL COFFEE SHOP BEHAVIOR  Make multiple purchases if using a table and/or WiFi for multiple hours. A coffee shop is not a community center and nobody is entitled to “office” for free. They’re running businesses. Act accordingly. Leave tips!... read more
Do Listen Read: Late March

Do Listen Read: Late March

DO Do you mind pop ups on blogs? At some point last year I had installed a pop up to let people know about my newsletter, but I didn’t see much of a result, and I figured that people found it annoying. (Because I find pop ups on other sites super annoying.)... read more

About Nina Badzin

Welcome! I'm a freelance writer, an advice columnist at The HerStories Project, and a contributing writer for Kveller.com, and Great New Books. My essays have appeared regularly at Brain, Child Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Jewish Daily Forward, and have been syndicated in Jewish newspapers across the country. I am a co-founder of The Twin Cities Writing Studio, and I live in Minneapolis with my husband and 4 children. I'm so glad you found your way here.

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