Long Time, No Blog

I realize it’s been an absurdly long time since I’ve posted, so I’m going to offer some explanation and try to at least begin to get caught up. The short explanation is: Three kids! I had a baby last year and between him and my other two children, I am still calibrating what full-time employment […]…
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Thanks, Brian and Amanda

I had a fantastic time doing the Brian Lehrer show on our fabulous local NPR station, WNYC, and was thrilled to see that it’s been the most emailed show all week. You can listen to it here. Also, in this month’s issue of Cookie magazine, cover star and very smart mom Amanda Peet talks up […]…
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Raising Ecobaby

I have a story in this week’s Time magazine about the ways in which parents are becoming environmentally active — not just buying green, but also acting green — in important ways. A longer blog on this to come, but the story is here….
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In Praise of Puffy Stickers

I have a post up at the Huffington Post today, rather dramatically entitled, Raise the Price of Toys. My point, really, is that because toys have become so cheap, relatively speaking, we parents are inclined to buy more of them. This in turn, makes us value them less, but it also makes children value their […]…
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Press Notes

Several stories about Parenting, Inc. were published in the last two days, so I thought I’d provide some links. In the Fairfield County Weekly, former Huffington Post editor Jessica Wakeman interviews me here.  A fun Q and A, except for a typo substituting “fridge” for “crib,” which makes for an amusing visual conundrum, given the […]…
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