Tag Archives: Essays
Smith in My Life

Smith in My Life

Personal essay for the Smith College Alumnae Quarterly

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Running for Your Life

Running for Your Life

(SELF) Personal essay in the 2016 Jan/Feb issue of SELF magazine

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Letting ‘the Last 12-Year-Old in the Whole World Without a Cellphone’ Make Her Case

Letting ‘the Last 12-Year-Old in the Whole World Without a Cellphone’ Make Her Case

(New York Times) Reported essay for the NYT Well Family Blog

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5 Ways Animals Can Teach Kindness

5 Ways Animals Can Teach Kindness

(National Geographic) Monthly newsletter for National Geographic’s Family Field Guide.

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I was a feminist, a workaholic and a mom who ‘had it all.’ Then my husband died.

I was a feminist, a workaholic and a mom who ‘had it all.’ Then my husband died.

(Washington Post) Personal essay for their Solo-ish blog

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Why are we so obsessed with baby names?

Why are we so obsessed with baby names?

(Parent Map) What were these parents thinking?

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Trash Bashes and Disco Nights

Trash Bashes and Disco Nights

(Parent Map) The underbelly of PTA Auctions

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A Thank You Note to Marissa Mayer From a Work-at-Home Mom

Dear Marissa, Thank you so much for leaking that memorandum last week about Yahoo’s new work-at-home policy.

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Seven-Year-Old on a Diet?

Seven-Year-Old on a Diet?

(ParentMap) Weighing in on Dara-Lynn Weiss’ book, “The Heavy”

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‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Medina Style

‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Medina Style

(ParentMap) Why watching the hit show ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ reminds me of my own childhood.

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