Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Questions of the Day

I included this article about “phubbing” in last week’s Friday round-up, but wanted to revisit it today since it’s kind of interesting, and also because I like the word “phubbing.” Phubbing — a combination of “phone” and “snubbing” — is when your partner/date/romantic interest is too distracted by his or her smart phone to pay… Read more

Recently, Daily Mail headed to Washington Square Park here in NYC to ask people what advice they would give their exes’ new partners. As you might expect, replies ranged from funny to angry to bitter with a few well-wishes in between. One young man in a set of shades clearly has a lot to say… Read more

Spurred by a recent essay that argues that the line between childhood and adulthood is blurrier than ever (this morning’s column is an example of that), The Atlantic has been publishing a series called “When Did You Become an Adult?” about the moments or events that propel people into adulthood — a world of responsibilities… Read more

I didn’t really make New Year’s resolutions this year, but I did casually set some personal and lifestyle goals for 2016… including spending more quality one-in-one time with Drew. Last year was such a busy, roller-coaster year, with my pregnancy (and some health issues related to it), Joanie’s birth, getting Jackson adjusted to big-kid school… Read more

You wanna know what I call Drew?… I call him Drew. Sometimes I call him Andrew, which is his full name. True story: He always, always went by Andrew until he started college and people began calling him “Andy.” He was, like, “Look, if you’re going to shorten my name, call me Drew, not Andy,”… Read more