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Quit Smoking For Me!

Dear Vered, How do I get my awesome boyfriend to quit smoking? I don’t need to tell him it’s disgusting, he hates that he smokes, yet the smoking cessation kit he ordered sits unopened on the kitchen counter. So far, I’ve gotten him to quit smoking indoors (even in his own house, woo!) and chew […]

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Talking politics with my toddler

Over the past few months (and especially the last few weeks) my family’s dinner table conversation has often centered on politics. And while it’s hard to manage a toddler’s myriad questions while dishing the dirt on the latest affront to my reproductive rights and simultaneously dishing out curried chicken and rice, I managed. It’s amazing […]