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How The Baby-Sitters Club raised a generation

How The Baby-Sitters Club raised a generation

I was raised by the Baby-Sitters Club. And if you were a girl growing up in the ’80s and ’90s, you probably were too. The Baby-Sitters Club, Ann M. Martin’s book series about a group of middle-school girls who leverage their child care capabilities into their own small business, was foundational for a generation. From…
My Parents Raised Me To Be Perfect — It Backfired

My Parents Raised Me To Be Perfect — It Backfired

My mom grew up in the Greater Toronto Area to immigrant Jamaican parents who prioritized family over everything else. She was the good cop of my parents — until you rolled your eyes. Although she was less intense than my dad, she was equally insistent that, to become successful adults, my three siblings and I…
The FDA has officially raised the age to buy tobacco products to 21

The FDA has officially raised the age to buy tobacco products to 21

The US Food and Drug Administration has officially raised the minimum age to buy tobacco products like cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, and vaping products that contain nicotine from 18 to 21. After President Donald Trump signed the new age limit into law on December 20 as part of a larger government funding bill, the federal agency…

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