New Writing Plan, New Notebook

Reading is the best way to learn to write. Well, that’s not true. Writing is likely the best way to learn to write. Is it fair to say that a combination of reading more and writing more will produce a higher quality of work? I say YES, which is why I made a new...

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Over-Gifting or Under-Gifting to Friends

Over-Gifting or Under-Gifting to Friends

Below I have a preview of June’s friendship question at The HerStories Project. It’s about a friend who gives way too many gifts, always manages to feel offended by others, and generally isn’t taking the hint. What would you do? See if you agree with...

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On Keeping A Quote Journal

On Keeping A Quote Journal

I started keeping track of favorite quotes in a journal the summer before ninth grade. I’d like to say the idea came to me naturally, but the truth is I was imitating some girls I’d met during a four-week summer program at Wellesley College. These East...

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Don’t Be Jewish For Me

Don’t Be Jewish For Me

I wrote what I believe is an unusual answer to a series at Kveller.com called “Why Be Jewish?”. I have some strong beliefs about why I’m Jewish, but the answer I chose to focus on is probably a surprising one for a parenting site. See, I don’t...

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Do Listen Read: May

Do Listen Read: May

DO If you missed May’s friendship question about how to know if a potential friend is into you, that it is here. To ask me an anonymous question, click HERE. Darren Rowse at ProBlogger had a helpful post about why you should fix old posts on your blog and what...

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About Nina Badzin

Welcome! I'm a columnist at The HerStories Project and Great New Books. My essays have been published regularly at Brain Child Magazine, The Huffington Post, Kveller, The Jewish Daily Forward, and have appeared at On Being, Motherwell, Modern Loss, Today Show Parenting, Scary Mommy, and elsewhere. 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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