Publications

Below are some places where my writing has appeared.

Mashable
How internet ghost stories take on a life of their own (June 7, 2019)

The Washington Post
Bobbleheads get more than a nod at new museum (February 25, 2019)
Why I’m letting my tween be overscheduled this year (November 5, 2018)

Modern Loss
Letters To My Dead Mother (November 8, 2018)

Ravishly
Having A Baby In The NICU Shattered My Beliefs About Control (September 9, 2019)
We Need To Talk About Body Image With Our Kids Early And Often​ (August 3, 2018)
To Gray Or Not To Gray? On Hair Dye And Aging (April 10, 2018)
On Heightism: My Child Is More Than Adorable (January 17, 2018)

Her View From Home
Can I Learn to Love a Stepmother When I Still Ache For My Mom? (December 7, 2018)
Why I Stopped Worrying About Being a Fun Mom (August 9, 2018)
I May Be Grown Up, But Sometimes I Glimpse The Girl I Was (March 30, 2018)

Self-Sufficient Kids
Why Kids Need Risky Play to Thrive (March 19, 2019)
7 Test Anxiety Tips to Help Kids and Teens Cope With Test-Taking Nerves (December 10, 2018)

Sammiches & Psych Meds
What I Wish I’d Known As A New Mom (October 25, 2018)

Filter Free Parents
How Not To Lose Your Mind This Summer When Your Kids Fight Constantly (May 23, 2018)

The HerStories Project
My Parents Raised Me To Be Fearless. Then Why Am I So Scared? (May 2, 2018)

Notre Dame Magazine
The balm of still waters (Summer 2017)

Motherly (formerly Parent Co.)
Her Own Curve (December 13, 2017)
Why Weaning Off Antidepressants Wasn’t the Right Choice for Me (September 20, 2017)
The Inevitable Echo Of “Enough” (June 30, 2017)

Mamalode
Dear Daughters: Keep Being Awesome  (January 17, 2017)
My Mother’s Hands  (October 12, 2016)
Reflections on Guilt  (May 16, 2016)

Scary Mommy
There’s Nothing Wrong With Having a Mom Meltdown (December 6, 2016)
My Edited Self Vs. My True Self  (February 15, 2016)

Red Tricycle
The Secrets My Childhood Diary Reveals to Me about My Own Tween Girl (October 5, 2018)

MetroParent Magazine
Little ninjas: Kids learn valuable life skills through martial arts (October 28, 2017)

Hyland’s + Mamalode “A Mother Knows”
The Chemical Reaction of Motherhood (May 2019)

AddeoFit Blog
Being Kind to Ourselves Helps Our Kids Learn to Love (February 28, 2018)

MKE Moms Blog
You can browse my contributor articles here. I’ve listed a few below that are particularly close to my heart.
How My Kids Will Know the Grandmother They’ll Never Meet  (May 11, 2017)
When You’re An Anxious Mom  (May 3, 2017)
Why I Stopped Explaining My Daughter’s Size  (August 9, 2016)