Evelyn Messinger is a television producer who lives in northern California with her husband and two children. She has had numerous articles related to her profession published in The Nation, PBS MediaShift, QualComm Spark and others. Evelyn is writing a novel when she finds time between her work and family life.
My twins Sam and Kate are teenagers now. I’m grateful that neither of them are manic or theatrical children. They are not likely to show up one day as members of a religious cult, or with tattoos…on their faces. Nonetheless, at 15 years old, they tend more and more towards the classic sullen teen archetype. Dinner table conversations evaporate. Information is withheld. It all happened very suddenly, after an early adolescent golden age during which they actually thought their parents were cool. Now they have pushed their little dinghies off from the… >> Read More