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Alpha Dogs, Underdogs

A review of the YA books ‘Runt’ and ‘Trash Can Days’

August 25, 2013

She Turned Her Upspeak Down a Notch

On fixing my "valley girl" voice

July 27, 2013

Why Do I Think My Salary Pays for Child Care?

Both working parents are equally in need of child care. Why do I think of my salary as paying that bill?

April 16, 2013

‘My Mother Gives Me Parenting Advice From Nazis’

Column no. 2 in a series about being a new mom.

February 19, 2013

When Old Friends Meet the New Baby

The first in a monthly column I'm writing on being a new mom

January 18, 2013

Breast-Feeding Has a Boutique of Its Own

"Joint" column in the Metropolitan section

October 12, 2012

Baby Steps

The City vs. The Suburbs as a Place to Raise Children

September 21, 2011

Life in the Time of Oprah

August 15, 2008

Before Lindsay or Paris, There Was Mrs. L_fle

September 2, 2007

MODERN LOVE; Me? I'm Just Fine (Whimper). Really (Sob).

April 17, 2005