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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Providence school head is YouTube star on snow day

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Cats, move over. The Internet has fallen in love with a new breed: school principals singing about snow-day cancellations.

Shorts in the winter? For some boys, it’s about looking cool

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Even as windchills fall below zero, some boys insist upon strolling about as if it is summer.

Do you have a ‘personal concierge?’

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With our busy lives and desire for a bit of glitz, the use of personal concierges is on the rise.

Procrastinators crowd stores for last-second holiday gifts

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Christmas Day gift shopping is so beyond last-minute it’s more like overtime — or sudden death.