MEDIUM // MAY 2020
Men aren’t part of the body positivity movement, but they need to be.
If you spend any amount of time writing and thinking about kids’ relationship with food and their bodies, a tip you’ll run into early and often is to serve meals “family style.” This means you stop pre-plating your kids’ meals …
NEW YORK TIMES // MAY 2020
How parents in food-insecure households are stretching meals and struggling to nourish their kids during the pandemic.
Hello from our isolation, we made a rainbow window this week. Which I’m posting not to make you feel like you aren’t quarantining right if you haven’t done an elaborate art project with your kids. But actually just to say—this …
For years, whenever anyone asked me for advice on starting a freelance writing career, I said “invest every dime you can in childcare so you can protect your work time.” When I wrote the acknowledgements to The Eating Instinct, …
NEW YORK TIMES // MARCH 2020
It’s OK to let children indulge in their favorite foods while riding out the crisis. Plus: resources for food-insecure families.
The summer I was 16, I went to a creative writing camp at a former women’s college with a lot of early 90s feminists and theater kids. (Everybody wore Doc Martens and flannel, even in 90 degree heat, and/or really …
NEW YORK TIMES // FEBRUARY 2020
Parents who struggle with food and self-image can inadvertently pass along unhealthy behaviors. Here’s how to avoid it.
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