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 checkThe Washington Post (Feb. 6, 2018). Also in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Chicago Daily Herald, Omaha World-Herald, The Toronto Star, The Seattle Times, The 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 InterviewThe Washington Post (March 19, 2015)


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

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 ChesterWestmore News (Feb. 10, 2006)

Luck be a Lady Tonight: Port Chester Resident Wins 150 Grand in LotteryWestmore 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)

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)



Immigrants walk a tightrope between two cultures. That's especially true for parents. Insider (May 6, 2022)

Immigration All Over Again: Americans from the former Soviet Union Rally in support of Ukraine, Los Angeles Review of Books (March 28, 2022)

The 'Polyglot Boardinghouse' and the Many Benefits of Bilingualism, New York School Talk (April 25, 2022)

The 'Immigrant Mentality' Has Hijacked My Pandemic Cooking, and I’m Grateful, 
Beacon Broadside (Nov. 30, 2021)

The Very Real Correlation Between Bilingualism and Advanced Executive Function: The Continued Stigma of Speaking Other Languages in America, Despite the Lifelong Benefits, Literary Hub (Nov. 15, 2021)

My Kids Can’t Sing Along to Sesame Street, But They Know Our Family’s Culture, (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'tSheKnows (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 Food of My Youth for the Sake of My KidsKveller (Dec. 29, 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 (Soviet immigrants look to online dating) The Moscow Times (Jan. 12, 2007)

Pesebre: A Colombian Christmas TraditionWestmore News (Dec. 23, 2005)

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