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New Piece on Multi-Racial Fam Life on MUTHA

My piece about recent conversations I’ve had with my family about race and racism is up on Mutha Magazine, and it’s been a gentle and supportive place to come back to writing. I’m so grateful that the response has been warm and kind. Readers just seem to get that this one is a little tender. […]

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New Piece on Hip Mama

I’m on Hip Mama today with a piece about how my interracial family has been effected by the recent non-indictment verdicts. The Politics of Dreamlife: Showing Up In Our Interracial Relationships #BlackLivesMatter

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99 Problems But Here Are Just 10

There are a lot of deep, heavy issues with raising kids in San Francisco, and in the Bay Area at large. It’s expensive to live here, the culture is not very kid-friendly, and the public school system needs a lot of support. In the midst of all of that, sometimes it’s a good idea to […]

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Tips on How to Find Time to Write

I’m so pleased to be featured on Literary Mama’s After Page One series this month.  My piece is about writing amidst the carnival of family life, and you can check it out here.  I am trying hard to take my own advice these days, as my daughter is on summer break from school, and I […]

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Everyone’s A Critic

My newest gig is writing film and television reviews for Cinapse, a website based out of Austin, TX. I got my feet wet writing a snappy editorial review of The Internship, a comedy that seemed much more like a recruitment video. Then I wrote a full theatrical review of Sofia Coppola’s new film, The Bling […]

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My 1st Feature for GGMG Mag: That’s What Friends Are For

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a day in which children everywhere will be doling out little pieces of paper touting their affection to their friends, comes my article called That’s What Friends Are For: The Importance of Toddler Friendships in the Golden Gate Mothers Group Magazine.  It’s my first feature for the magazine, whose […]

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Quitting Vogue Strikes a Chord

The Equals Record liked my post on Quitting Vogue so much that they picked it up!  Head on over to their site to see it and join the conversation: http://equals.youplusme.com/so-long-vogue-2/

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First Foray into Formal Book Reviews

The Equals Record asked me to guest write their What Are You Reading (Offline, That Is)? column, and I chose two books, one which I loved, and one which I loathed.  To find out which one got the green light and which the kibosh, read my piece: http://equals.youplusme.com/what-are-you-reading-offline-that-is-22/ and let me know in the comments if you […]

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My piece on The Equals Record

I wrote a piece full of angsty 12 year old longing, and the lovely folks at The Equals Record published it today! Read on: Grunge and the Goddess Girl on The Equals Record.

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If You Want to Listen To This Mother

Performing in Listen To Your Mother San Francisco was an invitation to share my own piece of the story of motherhood.  The videos from that night are live, so now you can watch me reading Falling Face First Into Humble Pie, which is the 4th video in the playlist: I loved all the pieces in […]

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