Bully For You

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Mean girls. Bully boys. There’s so much in the news about bullying these days. Used to be, we more readily accepted playground transgressions and lunchroom nastiness. “Kids will be kids,” we said. “Children need to learn how to take care of themselves,” we thought. And the teachers too often affirmed: no one likes a tattle-tale.

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The Happy Enough Stepmother

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I was on National Public Radio the other day to talk about being a stepmother and paired with an “expert,” a woman named Rachelle Katz, who had written a book, The Happy Stepmother: Stay Sane, Empower Yourself, Thrive in Your New Family (Harlequin).

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Five Tips for Tip-Top Interviews

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A professor friend of mine does mock interviews with graduating seniors in her journalism classes. Mock interviews might be all that they’ll get in these economic times, but here’s some solid advice anyone hustling to compete for fewer job opportunities.

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About Sharing Your Dirty Laundry

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I like reading polls in magazine about how often people do the most ordinary things. How many hours a day do you watch television? How many times have you ever lied to your boss? How often do you and your spouse make love?

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