Mar­jorie Ingall is the author of Mamaleh Knows Best: What Jew­ish Moth­ers Do to Raise Cre­ative, Empa­thet­ic, Inde­pen­dent Chil­dren, and The Field Guide to North Amer­i­can Males. A for­mer colum­nist for Tablet and the For­ward, she is a fre­quent con­trib­u­tor to The New York Times Book Review and has writ­ten for a gazil­lion oth­er outlets.