You know the type: their kids are star athletes and amazing scholars and may even be responsible for the invention of language. Why, oh why, do some parents brag? And how do you deal with them in our increasingly competitive culture? Author Hilary Levey Friedman of Brown University and Rachel Abrahams--the Boston Globe's "Miss Conduct" advice columnist--weigh in.
Lori talks to Caroline, whose boyfriend is about to move in to her small apartment, about compromise. Especially when it comes to cookware.
Broth is having a moment (bone broth=heal-all, drinkable elixir). But in this podcast, we're focusing on good-old chicken broth. Why is it so magical—beyond chicken noodle soup?
Doing your taxes is a necessary, yet stressful, rite of passage. In this episode, Sam talks to tax expert Barbara Weltman to go over the process and what mistakes to avoid (it’s less boring than it sounds).
Whether they wear too much perfume, eat tuna salad next to you on an airplane, or have, well, personal hygiene issues, aggressively odorous people can definitely complicate your life. Here's how to handle them, with expert advice provided by University of Louisville psychology professor Michael Cunningham and Dallas etiquette expert Diane Gottsman.
Mashed and baked are great, sure. But if you're looking for something new and exciting in Potato Land—blooming onion potato, anyone?--this podcast is for you.
Sam talks to Joe Yonan, cookbook author and Food and Dining editor at the Washington Post, about kitchen essentials, grocery shopping tips, and how to make weeknight meals much easier.
How to handle loud eaters, loud movie theater talkers, and loud coworkers, plus a little primer on misophonia. Expert advice provided by NYU Langone Medical Center's Dr. Barron Lerner and etiquette expert Jodi RR Smith.
Casey, a mother of two, comes to Lori for help regarding her husband, who is not doing his part when it comes to managing their kids' schedules. We hear from Bea Arthur, founder and CEO of the online counseling and coaching platform In Your Corner, and Betsy Goldberg, Real Simple Home Director and organizational expert.
What's the secret to silky (not rubbery) scrambled eggs? Why are some eggs brown and others white? How do you peel a hardboiled egg without feeling like you're going to crack? Sarah K boils it all down for Sarah H.
In this episode, Sam Zabell talks to Greg Giangrande, her company's Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, for tips on negotiating your first salary, and exactly how to ask for that first raise. The catch: her boss, and her boss's boss, are in the room with her, too.