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Pilar Guzman

Name: Pilar Guzman, Editor in Chief
Hometown: Los Angeles
What Inspires Me: Leaving the building during the work-week
Family: My husband, Chris, and our two boys, Henry, 8, and Willem, 5
Coolest Thing My Kids Have Taught Me: How to crochet
Best Occupational Perk: Baked goods
Biggest Occupational Hazard: Baked goods
Work Uniform: Skinny jeans, a long-sleeve, wide neck cotton shirt and booties
First Time Meeting Martha: At a Citymeals-On-Wheels luncheon where she was honored in 2008
My Go-To Dish: Spatchcocked chicken and potatoes
Recipe-Follower or Improviser: I read a bunch that are related, then I cherry-pick and combine. I guess that makes me an improviser.
Favorite Living Recipe: Too many to list!

On Reparenting

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For so many of us, parenthood is as much about raising a child as it is about “reparenting” ourselves in the process. I know a lot of moms who vacillate between empathy for their parents and sadness about the emotional or material deficiencies of their own childhoods once they become parents themselves. Sometimes, as we measure [...]