Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer for the Boston Globe; an on-air commentator for public radio’s Marketplace program; and the author of two humorous books, “From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth.” She writes on a wide range of topics for the Globe, but whether she’s covering politics, sports, money, parenting –or lasagna – her goal is the same: to inform readers while also taking them through an enjoyable romp.

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Cheerleaders, appearance, and ‘guidelines’ for one working mom

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A University of Washington poster offering appearance guidelines for aspiring cheerleaders inflamed many people.

Many see a misdeal in ‘woman’s card’ remark

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Donald Trump’s accusation that Hillary Clinton was playing the “woman’s card” created instant outrage.

Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, and our obsession with public splits

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At a time when celebrity divorces come with numbing regularity, it’s somehow the professional break-ups that really get to us.

For parents of autistic kids, 22nd birthday often arrives with dread

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That’s the day publicly funded special education programs in Mass. and most states come to an end.