Articles

2020

Time Magazine: “All Parents Are Having a Tough Time Right Now. But Parents of Middle Schoolers Have It Especially Bad.” Read 

New York Times Sunday Review: “The War Between Middle Schoolers and Their Parents Ends Now.” Read


2015-2019

The Center for American Progress: Reports on women’s leadership, income inequality and work-family policy Read

The New York Times Opinionator: “Parents Have Fueled the Abuse of ADHD Medications” Read

Elle Magazine: “Baby Bonus?” Read

Politico Magazine:  “How Cracked is that Glass Ceiling, Really?” Read 
“104 Women in Congress. Does It Matter?” Read

The New York Times Book Review:  “The End of American Childhood” Read


2010-2014

The New York Times Magazine: “The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back In” Read
“Fear (Again) of Flying” Read
“Fact-Free Science” Read
“No More Mrs. Nice Mom” Read
“Dysregulation Nation” Read 
“The Charitable Giving Divide” Read
“Concocting a Cure for Kids with Issues” Read 

The New York Times Op-Ed Page: “Me, Michele and Our Migraines”  Read 
“The Wrong Story About Depression” Read

The New York Times Opinionator: “To Reduce Inequality, Start with Families” Read

The New York Times Book Review: “A Family’s Hard Journey, With Disney As a Guide”Read
“How to Raise a Child” Read
“Family Way” Read
“Inside Intelligence” Read

The New York Times Style Section: “Friends for Life? Wait til Kids Enter the Picture” Read 
“Elizabeth Edwards Teeters on Her Pedestal” Read

Time Magazine: Weekly “Ideas” columns  Read
“The ‘Seduction’ Myth: What the French Still Don’t Get About Sex” Read
“Autism’s Lone Wolf” Read

Elle Magazine: “Agent Provocateur” Read

The Washington Monthly: Crunch Time” Read

VQR: “Is Too Much Mothering Bad for You?” Read 

The Center for American Progress: Reports on women’s leadership, income inequality and work-family policy  Read


2005-2009

nytimes.com: “Domestic Disturbances”  Weekly columns on the politics of everyday life. Read

The New York Times Op-Ed Page:

“Hillary Fights a Tide of Trivialization” Read

“Louise’s Second Act” Read

“A Lot Said, And Unsaid, About Race” Read

“The Lure of Opulent Desolation” Read

“Living the Off-Label Life” Read

“Do You Believe?” Read

“Getting Beyond Camelot” Read

“Hot Tots, And Moms Hot to Trot” Read

“No Ordinary Woman” Read

“Poisonous Choices, Women at Risk” Read

“The Columbine Syndrome” Read

“’24’ As Reality Show” Read

“The Cleavage Conundrum” Read

“The Full-Time Blues” Read

“A Crack in Team Bush” Read

“The Really Real Hillary” Read

“Glass Slippers? Old Hat” Read

“Think Naughty, Think Small, Think Not” Read

“The Family-Friendly Congress?” Read

“Mom’s Balancing Act” Read

“When the Parents Can’t Know” Read

“Loosen the Apron Strings” Read

“Stressing Parenthood” Read

“What Girls Ought to Learn from Boys in ‘Crisis’” Read

“Long Live Harry” Read

“What Boy Crisis?” Read

“Less, and Less Often” Read

“The Parent Trap” Read

The New York Times Week in Review: “Kids Gone Wild” Read 

Newsweek: “Mommy Madness” Read


2000-2004

The New York Times Week in Review: “Guess Who’s Left Holding the Briefcase? (It’s Not Mom)” Read

The Washington Post: “Who Knew? The French Got Femininity Right” Read