Part of growing towards independence is finding your voice – here’s how to help kids advocate for themselves.
Published in Your Teen Magazine
I wanted simple and orderly. Hosting 20 house guests is neither of these.
Happy to share my latest!
It’s amazing what the right house can do for a person with disabilities, even (especially!) when those disabilities are profound. It was a joy to meet Sarah and her family and to tell their story.
Published in Shaker Life, Summer 2017
You know those stereotypes about how rotten teens are? Skip them. Here’s why:
Published in Your Teen Magazine, July-August 2017
Do your kids understand our government? (Do you? I admit I have a little reading to do.) Here’s how to make learning about it fun.
Published on Brightly, May 25, 2017
Readers, I’m thrilled to share that I’ve taken on the position of Print Managing Editor of Your Teen Magazine for Parents. I love Your Teen’s smart, helpful, down-to-earth writing for parents of tweens and teens, and it’s an honor to be part of getting that writing to you. (Check it out! http://www.yourteenmag.com)
Now, for your part. Please let me know what you want to read about as a parent of 9-19 year olds – what you worry about, what makes you laugh, what moves your heart, and what you need to know. Email me anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org. I’d love to hear from you.
p.s. It’s important to me that I continue to write in addition to editing. So, I promise I’ll still be writing, and I’ll still be sharing those pieces here. Thanks, as always, for reading!
I had the pleasure of interviewing bestselling financial author Beth Kobliner about her latest book. Great info, especially for the money-intimidated.
Published in The Washington Post, March 28, 2017
Diversity and integration in our schools might not always be easy, but they are essential to repairing our continued racial divide.
The Diversity Dilemma https://clevelandmagazine.com/in-the-cle/commentary/articles/the-diversity-dilemma
Published in Cleveland Magazine, April 2017
Fun ideas for the birthday kid in your life. (My nieces will recognize their own birthday gifts on this list!)
Published on Brightly, March 10, 2017