June 19, 2014
CNN featured my preschool column.
June 19, 2014
CNN featured my preschool column.
May 12, 2014
Excited to help food writer David Sax promote The Tastemakers by acting like a maniac foodie.
April 29, 2014
Towards kindergarten… and why being an urban parent rocks the party.
April 22, 2014
How to be a “perfect school mom” (or not really).
April 15, 2014
Choosing a school for an only child – what factors should I consider, if any?
April 9, 2014
My review of some great British-Jewish-chickish literary fiction in Lilith.
April 8, 2014
Comparative parenting: trying to curb my maternal competitiveness (so hard).
April 1, 2014
Preschool “exmissions”: What are my long-term goals for Zee’s success? And what if I don’t have any?!
March 25, 2014
How do we handle our kids’ failures & our own failures around our kids? (More preschool.)
March 18, 2014
Preschool and – of course – my neurotic ambivalent Jewyness.
March 11, 2014
Discipline and desire or chaos and creativity? (Today’s preschool problem… and marital problem…)
March 5, 2014
Book deal! My memoir WHITE WALLS will be published by NAL/Penguin.
March 4, 2014
Today’s dose of preschool: The “Playdate” and how it was me who learnt to play.
February 25, 2014
Preschool Mishigas Diary: How do we “brand” our children?
February 18, 2014
This week in preschool panic… What drives ambition? Should preschool be “emotional bootcamp”?
February 11, 2014
I’m so excited to share my new column in the New York Times ‘Motherlode’ about preschool panic. Here’s my first piece in the series: application madness.
January 5, 2014
My conversation with artist Helene Aylon – feminist, humorist, obsessive highlighter – was published in n.paradoxa.
November 24, 2013
More pathological fear – my anxiety of stuff. My follow-up essay in Salon.
November 23, 2013
On my debilitating, obsessive, near-pathological fear of aging — in XOJane.
October 4, 2013
My First Won Ton, about my fall from kosher grace, is on the Guardian’s podcast.
September 25, 2013
I’m excited to be reading an essay about cockroaches, racism and rappelling as part of the [wherever] launch. Housing Works, Crosby St, 7pm.
September 1, 2013
The Bus Stop: I contributed a piece of – and about – travel writing to [wherever].
August 1, 2013
Terrorist Food and Other Dishes: my review of the Brooklyn Food Book Fair. And schnitzel.
July 10, 2013
More thoughts on the endless conflicts of parenthood, and how being a mom made me more Jewy (more!?) in the JTA .
June 20, 2013
I’ll be reading a story about my largely pathological obsession with eyeglasses at the spec-tacular Lost and Found show.
April 29, 2013
I chatted about Margaret Thatcher and milk on The Salon TV show.
February 22, 2013
Hear my story ‘Chicken’ about my lapsed – and relapsed – vegetarianism in this Tablet podcast .
February 15, 2013
Hear me speak about the dynamics of comedy audiences and why I wear brightly colored shirts on the What’s My Name show.
February 12, 2013
My evening of good, clean pun… Punderdrome 3000 .
February 8, 2013
Feminine & Funny – my review of ‘We Killed: the Rise of Women in American Comedy.’
January 16, 2013
Come hear me tell my story about my bubby-in-law’s Yorkshire kugel at Beyond Bubbie, 92nd Y Tribeca.
January 10, 2013
He’s W-HAY too into you… Brief thoughts on the leading (and led-on) men of Girls .
January 8, 2013
I’ll be reading some super brand new pages at The Folding Chair reading series. It’s totally free, and you can pick up some lettuces at the bar’s CSA.
January 4, 2013
My musings about the messiness of motherhood in the New York Times.
November 29, 2012
Get ready for some serious learning, people. From March, I’ll be teaching personal essay writing at Mediabistro. Sign up soon!
November 15, 2012
I’m excited to have contributed an essay (about memoir in visual art, and cats) to Judy Chicago, the book that accompanies the London Ben Uri Gallery exhibition.
November 1, 2012
The Other Rosh Hashana: my annual pilgrimage to my favorite congregation – the Brooklyn Book Festival.
October 15, 2012
‘Foreign Affairs,’ a personal essay about my fear of landing, appeared in the new shmancy print magazine The Alpine Review.
September 3, 2012
Hang Men: My behind-the-scenes look at the art world’s silent schleppers.
August 15, 2012
Read about how 14,000 yogis (including moi) took over Times Square in Shush for Shavasanah.
July 27, 2012
Rebbetzin to Rebel: my review of artist Helene Aylon’s memoir.
May 30, 2012
Londoners – please join the audience as I dissect the audience at The Ends of Audience.
May 11, 2012
Here’s my new essay in Babble about how there’s no formula for motherhood, and a pinch of painkiller beats a dose of dogma.
May 9, 2012
The HuffPo just reposted my Lilith piece about why I had a Big Fat British Sephardi Orthodox wedding when I’m not British, Sephardi, Orthodox or Big.
May 1, 2012
Judgment Day: on how I was too maternally inept to even be a cat lady.
April 16, 2012
I’ll be reading my essays (out loud) at Bar 82, 136 2nd Ave, NY, 8pm. Please join me – it’s totally gratis.
April 8, 2012
Speed Shrinking: here’s my salute to this neurotic novelty.
March 1, 2012
Watch me on Anderson Cooper!