Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell reports on the zeitgeist of modern-day life and work-life balance, and she is particularly interested in stories that examine how we live now.

She has been writing for the Globe since 2007 (first as a freelancer and now as a staffer). She is also the author of two humorous books (”From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth), and her commentaries have appeared frequently on public radio’s Marketplace. She is a former Boston Herald columnist.

Latest stories

For at least a decade, women broadcasters have been pushed to look sexier on-air

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The wardrobe issue flared when WCVB anchor Heather Unruh stated the obvious: The empress is not wearing enough clothes.

A place of her own? Enter the ‘she shed’

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Women desperate to be off duty — if only for 30 minutes — are fleeing their homes for backyard “she sheds.”

You might think having more farmers markets is good for farmers. Often it’s not

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Farmers markets are growing like crazy. But are there enough customers to go around?

‘You think you are leaving early, but it is never early enough’

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The endless lines of brake lights are striking earlier and staying later. In Boston, you just can’t beat the traffic.