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Auntie SparkNotes: To Booze, or Not to Booze

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 31, 2009
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I'm a senior in high school. When I was first starting high school, I promised myself that I wouldn't drink in high school. So far, so good! However, I'm starting to get my college acceptance letters, and I feel as if it's time ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: To Booze, or Not to Booze

Auntie SparkNotes: Big Buts and Rejection 101

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 29, 2009
Dear Auntie, I have a problem. I just moved from a private middle school in a different state to a public high school where it pretty much boils down to drinking, smoking, and sex. My old school (and for that matter, my old town) was "tame" ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Big Buts and Rejection 101

Auntie SparkNotes: Flirting with Everything in Pants

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 22, 2009
Hello Auntie, So I have this friend.  She is really nice and funny, and I love her to death, but lately I've been very worried about her.  She has been dating a lot of different guys, and usually just for a week or two before they ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Flirting with Everything in Pants

Auntie SparkNotes: Single Moms and Secret Surgery

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 21, 2009
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, Basically my life is sucking right now. My parents got divorced when I was really young. I've always loved it how it is: me, my mom, and my younger brother. Me and mom have always been very close. I told her more than most teenagers probably tell ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Single Moms and Secret Surgery

Auntie SparkNotes: I Wanna Be a Dead Lady

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 18, 2009
Wow, it's been a heavy week around here! Pirates, doormats, broken hearts, sketchy old creepers who prey on high school students... and not only that, Auntie Sparknotes' dog just threw up on her bed. (No, really.) I think it's safe to say that we need to ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Wanna Be a Dead Lady

Auntie SparkNotes: Doormats Looking for Love

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 17, 2009
Today's letter-writer kept her question short and sweet: I am a freshman in high school and I haven't had a boyfriend. Like, ever. I know that guys are stupid in high school and I should be happy with my life, but it's so depressing that almost ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Doormats Looking for Love

Auntie SparkNotes: The Age Issue

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 16, 2009
Hey, Sparklers! Commenter pink_diamond6483 asked whether I ever hear back with updates from letter-writers. So far, the answer is “No”—but I'm hoping that'll change. If I've answered your letter in a column, I would love to hear how things worked out. (Even if—gasp!—you didn't take ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: The Age Issue

Manta Claus, and Other Lesser-Known Spirits of Christmas

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 15, 2009
If you know anything about Christmas lore, you've probably learned by now that countries and cultures around the world have their own version of Santa Claus—that jolly, fat, chimney-navigating fellow with a red coat and a knack for giving great gifts to complete strangers. And ... More  →
Manta Claus, and Other Lesser-Known Spirits of Christmas

Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Is a Pirate

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 15, 2009
Not only is this highly interesting problem, but our letter-writer promised to send spicy Mexican chocolate if I answered her question. Heyo! Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I have a problem with my boyfriend: he's a pirate. ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Boyfriend Is a Pirate

Auntie SparkNotes: They Like You! They Really, Really Like You!

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 14, 2009
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I have a problem and it's pretty complicated, I find myself changing who I like more often than I would like. I recently just started High school and during Middle School I was considered weird but as summer passed I changed quite a ... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: They Like You! They Really, Really Like You!
About the Author
kat_rosenfield

Kat Rosenfield is a writer, illustrator, advice columnist, YA author, and enthusiastic licker of that plastic liner that comes inside a box of Cheez-Its. She loves zombies and cats. She hates zombie cats. Follow her on Twitter or Tumblr @katrosenfield.

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