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The Winter Break--How and Why We Do It

Published by Wednesday Martin

Winter holidays allow us to be affiliative and pro-social--anthropology's words for connected and friendly. Here's how the tribe I study in Manhattan does it--and why.


Happy Other's Day

Published by Wednesday Martin
Don't fall into the trap of thinking you need to be 'another mother' to his kids
Don't fall into the trap of thinking you need to be 'another mother' to his kids

No, that's not a typo. Some of you who read my blog are mothers who also have stepchildren. Some of you are straight up stepmothers, and today is likely more complicated for you than it is for those stepmothers who also have kids of their own.