NEW YORK TIMES // MARCH 2020
Myths about hyperactivity and sugar in children persist, despite evidence that debunks the connection.
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.
ELEMENTAL // JANUARY 2020
There’s a movement outside of gyms to make fitness a safe space. Whether the industry will ever fully embrace body positivity remains an open question.
Sometimes people are surprised to learn that I write so much about eating disorders and food struggles, even though I’ve never had an eating disorder myself. The first answer to that is: I’m a woman who grew up in modern …
Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a restful holiday break and is ready to save the world now because 2020, we’ve got work to do. But first, a look backwards.
Here are my favorite things I wrote last year……
NEW YORK TIMES // DECEMBER 2019
‘Division of responsibility in feeding’ is an approach that may help picky eaters and food-fixated kids alike. What it won’t do: make anyone finish their broccoli.
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