In this humorous reported piece for Romper- which is one of my favorite I have ever written- I explore why kids love stinky stuffed animals and just what happens when they are lost at some of the busiest places.
In this reported piece for the Washington Post, I interviewed families and adoption professionals about open adoption after foster care. I included biological parent, adoptee, and adoptive parent voices.
In this piece for the New York Times Parenting section, I interviewed occupational therapists, psychologists, and developmental behavioral pediatricians to ascertain just what is SPD, and what can it be indicative of.
In my first piece in my regular contributor role for Niche.com, an education and community building site, I interviewed parents and teachers about what happens when we look beyond the test scores.
In this piece for Healthline, I interviewed multiple families about how their race, class, and education affected their experience with healthcare in America.
In this piece for the Washington Post, I talk about a day when I totally messed up our family's plans, and how perfect that ended up being for my family.
I received overwhelming response to this essay for On Parenting in the Washington Post, which was then syndicated in The Independent. Parents were overwhelmed with relief at feeling seen and heard, and one woman let me know that she stood sobbing in the security line at LaGuardia after reading this essay. This is one of... Continue Reading →
In this essay for The New York Times Well Family, I talk about my feelings as a working mother of four, and reflect on my own experience of having a working mother as a child.