December 15, 2013 | The Boston Globe Magazine

Parenting, Act 1

As mom to two young girls, I know Act 2, their teenage years, will likely be quite different. But Act 3 will bring them back to me. By Laura Shea Souza

Senator Elizabeth Warren, seen here at work in Washington, is building bridges across the aisle in the tradition of the late Ted Kennedy.

The case for staying in place

Why Elizabeth Warren is too important to run for president. By Eileen McNamara

On the Block

What you get for $700,000

Homes on the waterfront in Hull, on a corner lot in Lynnfield.

Miss Conduct

Getting turkey to the table

A post-Thanksgiving inquiry into slaughtering ethics. Plus, a dispute over concert tickets. By Robin Abrahams


Gluhwein (German- and Austrian-Style Mulled Wine) Mulled wine

Three warm cups to ring in Christmas. By Adam Ried

A Restaurant’s Take

Now brewing

At Beat Hotel in Harvard Square, a very traditional glogg.

Dinner With Cupid

From left, Jenn Lipes and Connor Lees. Kitchen chemistry

Will these foodies find love at first bite?


Letters to the editor

Readers respond to articles on Thanksgiving and consumerism, families and loans, and more.

Tales From the City

The naughty list

How bad do you have to be?