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.

Latest stories

No Puppy Left Behind

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A growing number of dogs are being enrolled in enrichment classes. Manners, agility, scent detection — dance classes, even.

Teens and risky behavior: Is it getting better or worse?

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Despite progress, condom use has fallen, e-cigs are a concern, and 17% have taken prescription drugs without a prescription.

The story behind the election’s best bumper sticker

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Tweeted by Chris Rock, the satiric bumper sticker is bipartisan, albeit in a depressing way.


Author Ann Leary on how to catch a rat

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Ann Leary is a best-selling author, but in her heart, she’s a “townie wannabe.”