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Below are links to my essays that have been featured on other sites:


I'm a featured blogger on Mamapedia Voices

Why I Hate Homework: It's Not What You Think
September 3, 2015

A Recipe For Parenting Disaster
September 16, 2015

What Does Time Passing Smell Like?
November 18, 2015

When You Give Me the World
February 26, 2016

Son, This is Really Why I'm Angry
May 21, 2016

Have I Failed My Child This Summer?
July 21, 2016

Is It Strange That I'm This In Love With My Child?
September 28, 2016

My Personal Momsanity Scale
October 26, 2016

Parenting Behind the Scenes
February 27, 2017

April 22, 2017

How to Say No When Your Child Asks for a Fidget Spinner
May 28, 2017


*In 2014, BlogHer was acquired by the SheMedia Network, and in the process changed website hosts and did not carry over previous contributor pieces. Though I can no longer link to the BlogHer site, below is a list of all my previously featured / syndicated work on BlogHer.

What Soccer Camp Taught Me
July 18, 2012


(Original Title: Shutting Out the Shut-eye)

(Original Title: Social Media and Competitiveness)

I Was Once A "90-Day Fiancee"
January 25, 2014

My High School Yearbook Threw Me Into A Mid-life Crisis 
February 4, 2014

The Art of Surviving A Break-Up
March 23, 2014

The Day My Third World Self Put My First World Self In Its Place 
June 9, 2014

When Helping Doesn't Help
July 24, 2014

What I Know About Marriage Helped Me Buy A Home
August 28, 2014

Why Dying at 75 Is Worth Considering
September 30, 2014

Marry Someone You Can Dance With

November 3, 2014

In Defense of the Stage Mother
(headline edited to "Aren't We All Stage Mothers?")
December 26, 2014


'My Big Fat Fabulous Life' and Lessons in Pursuing Your (Writing) Passion
(headline edited to "5 Important Life Lessons From My Big Fat Fabulous Life")
February 4, 2015

Life in Between
March 16, 2015

How to Set Strong Boundaries for Your Blog
BlogHer Syndicated Post
(Published on CATHARSIS within the post My Journey to BlogHer Syndication)

April 10, 2015

Syndicated on


We're Not White and I Need to Keep it Real
(headline on BlogHer edited to "Black-ish Reminds Me That Non-White Parents Need to Keep it Real")

February 25, 2016 

My Son's Friends Are Afraid They'll Be Deported
April 11, 2016


September 30, 2014

October 15, 2014

November 7, 2014

January 27, 2015

The Truth About Romance When You're Making a Baby
(Original Title on Catharsis: Romance Is Relative)
April 13, 2015

What I Know For Sure About Motherhood
May 8, 2015

September 8, 2014

Love Magnified
March 3, 2015


Friends You Need to Keep
September 21, 2016


The Gift Of Nothing

October 16, 2014


I Was A 90-Day Fiancee
February 3, 2014

I've also guest-posted here:

Yellow Brick Road 
October 10, 2011

A Richer, More Colorful Life For the Color Blind
Reflections From A Redhead
September 2011
A Mother's Struggle Towards Authenticity
Reflections From A Redhead
June 2014