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

My own iPad? Yeah, I’ve got that, say 42 percent of American kids

By , Globe Staff

While kids, on average, are spending about the same amount of time with screens as they did in 2011 — about 2 hours and 20 minutes — the big change is which screen they’re watching.

Boston’s traffic is becoming a tourism nightmare

By , Globe Staff

Every sightseeing firm contacted by the Globe has made or is mulling changes to deal with endless rush hour.

Where the boys are ... in Ubers

By , Globe Staff

In pre-ride-hailing days, chauffeurs were for rich kids. But now a growing number of teens have private drivers.

One bedroom. No parking. One million dollars.

By , Globe Staff

In the inflamed local real estate market, $1 million no longer guarantees parking, outdoor space, or even a second bedroom.