Nancy Ortberg, AKA Mallory’s mom, joins us for questions today. How do you to talk to a stepdad who tries to boost your confidence by making borderline-creepy remarks about your appearance? What do you say to stop your parents from complaining to you about their marriage? Plus: Anti-vaxxers, handling disappointment, and how to keep the peace when you get the better office at work. Hear more Prudence by joining Slate Plus: Slate.com/Prudiepod.
Several Caribbean destinations are still recovering from a damaging hurricane season, causing travel bookings to pick up in other areas, like Jamaica. The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney talks about what you need to know if you're looking to travel this holiday season.