SELECTED WRITING

   

PARENTING 

 

"The Particular Horror of Long Commutes for Young Families," The New York Times (Oct. 31, 2018)

 

"Four challenges work-from-home parents will recognize, and how to keep them in check," The Washington Post (Feb. 6, 2018). Republished by The Philadelphia InquirerThe Chicago Daily Herald, Omaha World-Herald, The Toronto Star, The Seattle TimesThe Vancouver Columbian and The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

"This One Is for the Mom Who Is Heading Back to Work," Scary Mommy (Feb. 25, 2017) 

"How New Mothers Can Avoid Injury When Starting to Exercise Again," The Washington Post (Dec. 13, 2016) and The Chicago Tribune (Dec. 15, 2016)

"Six Parenting Lessons I Learned as a Restaurant Server," Kveller (Sept. 13, 2016)

"When You're Socially Awkward, Mom Groups Are Your Worst Nightmare," Babble (June 15, 2016)

"Why an Elaborate Date Night Doesn't Do It for Me," Scary Mommy (April 9, 2016)

"Five Suggestions for Baby-Proofing Your Job Interview," The Washington Post (March 19, 2015)

 

IMMIGRATION & BILINGUALISM

"My Kids Can’t Sing Along to Sesame Street, But They Know Our Family’s Culture," Parents.com (Jan. 7, 2020)

"What Do You Do When Your Beloved Childhood Books Scare the Crap Out of Your Kids?" Kveller (Aug. 22, 2018)

"Bilingual Parenting Matters — Even if the White House Says It Doesn't," SheKnows (Aug. 21, 2018)

"A Lot of Our Ideas About Bilingual Children are Total Myths," Quartz (Aug. 13, 2017)

"My First Real Apartment Gave Me an Identity Crisis," Brit + Co (April 3, 2017) 

"Embracing the Russian Food of My Youth for the Sake of My Kids," Kveller (Dec. 29, 2016)

"On Finding the Perfect Name for My Multicultural Son," Kveller (Aug. 4, 2016)

"The Dinner Party" (short story/fiction), Volume 1 Brooklyn (October 9, 2011)

"Distant Horrors" (Gulag exhibit comes to Ellis Island)  The Moscow Times (June 2007)

"Spreading the Word," The Moscow Times (March 30, 2007)

"Single White Russian" (ex-Soviet expats embrace online dating) The Moscow Times (Jan. 12, 2007)

 

"Pesebre: A Colombian Christmas Tradition," Westmore News (Dec. 23, 2005)
 

ARTS & CULTURE & NEWS

"An Internet Ad for Rebound Friends After A Breakup," Brit + Co (June 6, 2017)

"The Bread Muse" (short story/fiction), The Fabulist (June 21, 2011)

"Lebowski Fest: San Francisco Bowling Party," SFWeekly.com  (Sept. 8, 2008) 

"The Contemporary Jewish Museum: What's Inside Liebskind's Box," SFWeekly (June 18, 2008)

"Community-Supported Agriculture: Fresh Boost for Organic Food," Dow Jones Newswires (February 2007)

"Waterfront Development Gets Mixed Reviews," Westmore News (March 17, 2006)

"Family from Louisiana Finds Solace in Port Chester," Westmore News (Feb. 10, 2006)

"Luck be a Lady Tonight: Port Chester Resident Wins 150 Grand in Lottery," Westmore News (Jan. 27, 2006)

"A Noble Calling: Doctor Sets Up Free Clinic, Xmas party in Port Chester," Westmore News (Dec. 16, 2005)

"Candidates Accuse Town of Questionable Purchases," Westmore News (Nov. 4, 2005)

"Miss Manners Shares Her Etiquette Wisdom," Palo Alto Daily News (May 23, 2005)

"Interview with NPR Fresh Air's Terry Gross," The Advocate Newspaper, CUNY Graduate Center (March 2005)

"Russian Wholesalers Compete in the International Market," Fabrics & Furnishings International (Winter 2005)

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