Letter to My Teenage Son About Marriage,” Sprinkles Magazine (pp 6-7).

Living in Jane Jacobs’ Neighborhood,” Strong Towns. 

Teaching Our Kids to Love in an Unfair World: 5 Things to Remember,” Houston Family Magazine. 

Playgrounds, Virtual and Real: Using them wisely in your homeschool,” Texas Home School Coalition (pp 34-39).

Filipinos Finding Each Other In Washington, DC,” Taste.Company. 

5 Ways Teens Changed My Parenting Style,” ParentMap.

Blogging Improved My Son’s Writing–Maybe It Could Help Yours!” Texas Homeschool Coalition (pg 19). 

Designer Trick-or-Treat Bags, Created By Our Youngest Designers,” Palmetto Parent Magazine.

You Can Do It: Designer Trick-Or-Treat Bags,” Kern County Family Magazine.

Designer Bags, Get Ready For Some Loot,” Sonoma Family Life Magazine.

What We Learned About Parenting At Starbucks,” Omaha Family. 

Use Your Words! Encouraging Expressiveness In Children,” Ithaca Child. 

Use Your Words! Encouraging Expressiveness In Children.,” Suburban Parent.

From One Mom to Another: The Gift of Perspective is Everything,” Oregon Family. 

Room to Grow,” Sonoma Family Life. 

My daughter’s teachers stood up to my helicopter parenting. I’m so glad they did.” The Week.

My Italian Holiday Taught Me to Drink Aglianico and Celebrate the Everyday,” Paste Magazine. 

I was late to pick up my kid once. I’ll never do it again.” The Week. 

Through the Sand: A Driving Lesson From Dubai,The Manifest-Station. 

Our Nomadic Lifestyle Was the Best Gift We Ever Gave Our Kids,” SheKnows Media. 

‘Be kind to one another’: The importance of sibling relationships,” The Washington Post, On Parenting.

Teaching My Kids The Simple Life Gave Them A Taste Of The Good Life,” Red Tricycle. 

The Mysterious Wonderful Spring Break Trip That Never Happened,” Grown & Flown. 

My Daughter-Who-Doesn’t-Like-To-Read,” Red Tricycle. 

Our Kids Wanted To Make Memories Of Their Own, Not Step Into Ours,” Today Parenting Team. 

My Daughter’s Messy Room Drove Me Crazy, Now I Miss It,” Grown & Flown. 

Letter To My Teenage Son About MarriageAnn Arbor Family.

Secrets to a Long Marriage,” Sonoma Family Life.

Value of Older Moms,” Suburban Parent, Dallas Parent edition and more. 

Why I Run,” Today Parenting Team.

My Friendship With Older Moms Helped Me More Than My Peers Ever Could,” About Families. 

Online Sharing: Are You Hurting Your Family,” Oregon Family Magazine. 

Use Your Words! Encouraging Expressiveness in Children,” ParentMap.

What IKEA Reveals About Your Home and Marriage,” Sassy Magazine. 

Beauty Comes From Within: What Makeup Can Add,” The Manifest-Station.

The Dangers of Online Sharing,” Sonoma Family Life Magazine. 

My Friendship With Older Moms Helped Me More Than My Peers Ever Could,” Houston Family Magazine.

What Happened When I Quit Helicopter Parenting,” San Diego Family.

My Son Listened To A Book, Not Me. And That’s OK.” Today Parenting Team. 

6 Pieces Of Unconventional Advice I Gave My Son,” YourTango.

Adopt Any Older Mom As Your Bestie. Here’s Why.” Today Parenting Team.

From Once Mom To Another: The Gift Of Perspective Is Everything,” Today Parenting Team.

Once Upon An Expat,” an anthology available on Amazon.

We Promised To Grow Old Together, But How Did It Happen So Fast?” YourTango.

The One Trip Guaranteed To Majorly Test Your Marriage,” YourTango.

What Happened When I Learned How Much My Coddling Hurt My Kids,” YourTango.

My Son Listened To A Book, Not Me. And That’s OK,” 

Love City, Love Bike,Austin American-Statesman.

From Sampaguita to Bleeding Heart: A Story of Resurrection,” Santa Fe Writers Project.

How our Friday night pizza night helps us connect with our growing kids,” The Washington Post.

What We Learned About Parenting At Starbucks,” Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers.

From One Mom To Another: The Gift Of Perspective Is Everything,” Huffington Post.

A Longing More Than Met,” Huffington Post.

What Happened When I Quit Helicopter Parenting And Let My Kids Choose Their Own Path,” Scary Mommy. 

Feisty After 45: The Best Blogs from Midlife WomenMill Park Publishing.

My Daughter-Who-Doesn’t-Like-To-Read,Literary Mama.

Want Attention in 2016? Read Shakespeare–In Public.,” Mamalode.

The Days,” Mamalode.

Sharing Online: Moms, Are You Hurting Your Family?” Sammiches and Psych Meds.

Dear Teenage Son: Thoughts On Our Marriage For Your Future,Ten To Twenty Parenting.

But Is It Safe? Abandoning Helicopter Parenting So Kids Can Grow Up,” Sammiches and Psych Meds. 

Relationships And IKEA: An Explosion Waiting To Happen,” Club Mid.

Some Unconventional Marriage Advice I Gave My Teenage Son,” The Good Men Project.

Resurrection,“ Story|Houston. 

The Magic of Growing Old Together,“ Club Mid. 

Stop Whining: What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Move With Kids,“ Ten To Twenty Parenting.

Does Oversharing Violate Your Marriage and Your Kids?“ The Good Men Project.

What Shakespeare Taught Me About Family,” Indiana Voice Journal.

Learning To Let My Daughter Go,” ScaryMommy.

“Your Marriage and IKEA’s Big Idea–How to Survive”The Good Men Project.

Simple as Italian Bread,” Mamalode.

Through the Sand: A Driving Lesson From Dubai,Semaphore Magazine.

I’m Not Who I Thought I’d Be at 40, and I Think I’m Ok With It,” Club Mid.

Let Go Of Your Agenda. Organic Adventure Will Catch You.,” elephant journal.

What Potty-Training My Son Taught Me About Myself,” The Good Men Project.

What To Expect When You’re Expecting To Move: Tips From A Veteran Movin’ Mamma,” Erma Bombeck.

The One Trip Guaranteed To Stretch Your Marriage,” The Good Men Project.

What Toilet-Training My Son Taught Me About Myself,” BLUNTmoms.

Strength Training: What Travel and Adventure Did For Our Family,” Great Moments in Parenting.

No Drinking Fountains: Notes from a Thirsty Expat Mom in Dubai,” elephant journal.

How I Learned I Couldn’t Protect My Daughter From Life,” BLUNTmoms.

What Shakespeare Taught Me About Family,” Mamalode.

Through the Sand: A Driving Lesson from Dubai,” The Briar Cliff Review, Volume 26. This essay was a finalist in The Briar Cliff ReviewCreative Nonfiction Contest.

To read or not to read, that is the question,” Christian Science Monitor.

Favorite Spaces: Game Boys,” Washingtonian.

The Good Life in the City,” Comment.

When Less is More,” The Town Paper. 


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