Have kid, will write about her.
- I wrote an article for Time.com about the perils of going toy shopping with my daughter after having read Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In. The comments on this piece are almost more interesting than anything I actually said.
- Parents like me who blog and write about their kids might be doing them a disservice when it comes to protecting their privacy. I wrote an article for Time.com about the potential dangers of ‘over-sharenting’.
- Have you ever wondered what your kid’s teacher really thinks of you? No? Well, I have so I set out to decode some of that ‘teacherese’ for Time.com.
- Are my husband and I the last parents on earth to wish that kids still called adults Mr. and Ms.? I asked the Emily Post Institute for some polite guidance for this Time.com column.
- I wrote about my personal experience of Texas’ sonogram law for Canadian magazine Chatelaine.
- Give a parent like me some inspection data and you’ll never hear the end of it. I wrote a blog post for the New York Times’ Motherlode blog about the tension between inspection findings versus gut instinct when choosing a daycare for my daughter.
- It gets blazingly hot in Texas and being stuck at home with a toddler is no fun. I tried my luck at an art gallery with mixed success, then described my findings in the Austin-American Statesman.
- Admit it: there exist some phrases that you just hate. I could go on all day about the words, phrases and euphemisms that make me feel sick (like “we’re trying” – ugh!). I wrote a guest post for Mommabethyname with a shortlist of my most despised sayings.
- Before I started writing about reproductive justice, I blogged about being a mother. I keep threatening to start blogging again. But just in case I don’t, here are a few of my favorite posts (um, still working on that …)