Category Archives: NY Times


Jan

05

2017
Brand to Know: Thin, Simple Turtlenecks, Inspired by a Designer’s Grandmother

Brand to Know: Thin, Simple Turtlenecks, Inspired by a Designer’s Grandmother

January 5, 2017 On the Verge By CAITLIN KELLY The designer Giuliana Leila Raggiani attended Parsons School of Design and Central Saint Martins, but when it came to launching her own knitwear line, Giu Giu, in 2013, she drew inspiration from an unlikely source: her Sicilian grandmother, Palmira Giglia. Giglia — who coined Giu Giu, Raggiani’s childhood nickname that would become her brand moniker —…

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Dec

23

2016

Co-Working Spaces Add a Perk for Parents: Child Care

December 23, 2016 By RONDA KAYSEN Toddlers make terrible office mates, particularly if your office is in the living room of a railroad-style apartment. They are also not reliable companions at the neighborhood coffee shop, as Jacqui Smith, a publicist, discovered when her son had a meltdown while she tried to get some work done at Variety, a popular Brooklyn coffee roaster. “He started screaming…

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Dec

22

2016
Should I Stay Silent During One Child’s Populist Taunt of Another?

Should I Stay Silent During One Child’s Populist Taunt of Another?

December 22, 2016 Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My husband and I went to a Hanukkah party, where I witnessed the hosts’ son (about 12) tease a younger girl whose mother is Latina. “Pack your bags,” he said. “Trump is going to send you back to Mexico.” The girl told her mother, who confronted the hosts; the boy denied it. And it was left as…

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Dec

19

2016

Pregnancy Alters Size and Structure of Brain, New Study Shows

By PAM BELLUCK December 19, 2016 Pregnancy changes a woman’s brain, altering the size and structure of areas involved in perceiving the feelings and perspectives of others, according to a first-of-its-kind study published on Monday. Most of these changes remained two years after giving birth, at least into the babies’ toddler years. And the more pronounced the brain changes, the higher mothers scored on a measure of…

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Dec

14

2016

Alan Thicke’s Dr. Seaver Didn’t Know Best. That Was His Charm.

Critic’s Notebook By NEIL GENZLINGER December 14, 2016 Chat boards and social media have been full of memories and tributes to Alan Thicke and his “Growing Pains” character, Dr. Jason Seaver, since Mr. Thicke’s death on Tuesday at 69. “Alan Thicke will forever be a better dad than me,” Blair Herter, the TV personality, wrote in a representative tweet. “Thanks for the memories, Dr. Seaver.” Much of…

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