CANCELED!

Due to the storm of the century, my event at the New York Historical Society has been canceled.  Stay warm!

Gearing up for the New York Historical Society

A taste of what we’ll be chatting about at the NY Historical Society on January 28th.

http://behindthescenes.nyhistory.org/the-celestials/

Behind the scenes trivia:  I grew up around the corner from the Historical Society.

First Love

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My essay on my daughter’s first break-up, appearing in the February issue of Good Housekeeping.

“Loser,” her brother said when he heard the boy had broken up with his sister by email.  “Loser,” her brother said when he heard the boy had sent my daughter’s best friend over to do his dirty work for him.

“Well,” my husband said.  “He is eleven.”

“And a boy,” I added.

Future boyfriends, beware.  We’ve got her back.  And, we’re writers…

http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/family/parenting-tips/karen-shepard-parenting-essay

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