Judith hosts Season 3 — “The Future of the Brain” — of the podcast “The World as You’ll Know It.” Listen.

Judith speaks about the children’s mental health crisis with NPR’s Michel Martin on “All Things Considered.” Listen.

Judith rejoins Michel Martin to speak at greater length about children’s mental health on “Amanpour & Co.”  Watch.

Judith talks to “Think” host Krys Boyd about why the children’s mental health crisis isn’t new. Listen.

Why Does Middle School Suck?” Judith takes up this and other eternal questions with Hillary Frank on Vox Conversations. Listen.


Judith speaks with CNN’s Elissa Strauss about helping middle schoolers get back to “normal” life, and admits that her own social skills have taken a hit.

Judith talks about the spillover effect of middle school on parents and their friends on the “Talking to Teens” podcast. Listen.

Judith sounds uncharacteristically wise on the Mindful Mama podcast. Listen.

Judith goes full TMI on the “Marginally” podcast. Listen.

Judith gets to laugh while talking about what adults get wrong about middle schoolers on the “What Fresh Hell: Laughing in the Face of Motherhood” podcast. Listen.

Judith talks about getting real with Anna Seewald, host of the “Authentic Parenting” Podcast. Listen.

Judith discusses “mean girls,” bullying, and the brain with Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry, as part of the Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA’s  “Open Mind” series. Watch 

Judith talks about “that article” for adolescents getting through the pandemic with Liz Gumbinner on the “Spawned” podcast. Listen


Judith discusses And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School with PBS Books. Watch

Judith appears at the National Book Festival with author and educator Esther Wojcicki, in a conversation about “Parenting for Success” moderated by the Library of Congress’ Lee Ann Potter. Watch

Author and media expert Devorah Heitner talks to Judith about “Meeting ‘Your Own Inner Middle Schooler,” in the L.A. Review of Books. Read

Mind Matters editor Gareth Cook interviews Judith about And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School for Scientific American.

Judith discusses parenting middle schoolers with parenting expert Katherine Reynolds Lewis on Facebook Live. Watch

Judith shares the screen with novelists and fellow DC Writers Room members  Lauren Francis-Sharma and Carolyn Parkhurst to discuss early adolescence over centuries and across cultures at the Writers Center of Bethesda.  Watch  

Judith discusses And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School with Peggy Orenstein, author, most recently, of Boys & Sex, “at” Politics & Prose Bookstore via P&P Live. Watch 

NPR’s “All Things Considered” interviews Judith about And Then They Stopped Talking To Me: Making Sense of Middle School.  Listen

The New York Times Book Review features a glowing review of And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School. Read

And Then They Stopped Talking to Me becomes a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice selection.

Judith writes about why being home with middle schoolers might not be all bad in the New York Times Sunday Review. Read

Judith writes a few weeks later about why parents of middle schoolers have it extra-tough under Covid-19 in Time Magazine. Read

Judith is interviewed on the Cool Mom Picks podcast “SPAWNED with Kristen and Liz.” Listen

Grown & Flown’s Lisa Heffernan interviews Judith on Facebook Live. Watch and read her subsequent Q&A

Judith discusses And Then They Stopped Talking to Me on Instagram Live with Zibby Owens, Host of the “Moms Don’t Have Time To Read Books” podcast and Z–IGTV. Watch

Judith discusses And Then They Stopped Talking to Me with the MomEnough Podcast co-hosts Marti and Erin Erickson. Listen 

CNN’s Elissa Strauss interviews Judith about the limits of perfectionist parenting. Read

Judith discusses preparing for middle school with Your Teen Magazine. Watch and Read

Judith discusses And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School with educator Ben Gott, hosted by the Pequot Library, via Facebook Live. Watch

Newsweek excerpts And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School. Read

The Council on Contemporary Families’ Arielle Kuperberg interviews Judith for the Society Pages. Read

Judith is interviewed by Louis Eppel of BYU Radio. Listen

Judith appears at Random House’s Big Ideas Night. Watch

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism Program previews And Then They Stopped Talking To Me. Read


Judith was named a Journalism Fellow by the Women Donors Network’s Reflective Democracy Campaign.

Judith joined the board of the REACH Institute.


Judith spoke about journalism, community and mental health stigma at the 2014 Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy. Listen.

Judith received a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism.

Judith was named a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.

Judith became an Ideas columnist for

We’ve Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication won the Friends of Children’s Mental Health Media Award from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

We’ve Got Issues won the Changing Lives Award from the Parent/Professional Advocacy League

We’ve Got Issues won the Outstanding Media Award for Science and Health Reporting from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Judith spoke with Dr. Tony Rostain and Dr. David Rubin on Dan Gottlieb’s “Voices in the Family” on WHYY. Listen

Judith was interviewed by Dr. Thomas Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, about We’ve Got Issues. Watch

The Washington Post reviewed We’ve Got Issues. Read

The New York Times reviewed We’ve Got Issues. Read

Judith discussed We’ve Got Issues with author Caitlin Flanagan at The Writer’s Bloc in Los Angeles. Watch

Judith wrote on “Kids, Meds and and Mental Health” on Read


Judith became a Contributing Columnist for The New York Times. 

Judith became the host of “The Judith Warner Show” for XM Satellite Radio

Judith was awarded a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT.

The Washington Post profiled Judith in “Too Perfect.” Read

“Fresh Air” featured Judith on Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety. Listen

Judith spoke at the Library of Congress’ National Book Festival. Watch 

Judith appeared on a panel with Sheila Weller, Patricia Bosworth, Joanna Smith Rakoff and Emily Gould at the 92nd Street Y. Watch