The Internet Lasts Forever: Essay Writing and My Children

  Yesterday at Sunday dinner, my 26-year-old son let me know that my essay A Reluctant Child now shows up on the third page when he Google-searches his name. It was one of my first parenting essays, written in 2004 for an on-line pre-teen parenting magazine.  The essay chronicles my son's struggles of fitting in at … Continue reading The Internet Lasts Forever: Essay Writing and My Children

Day Trips New England: Lots of Changes Over the Past Three Years

I just finished rewriting Day Trips New England. Of all my books, Day Trips New England is my most comprehensive and most wide ranging. Originally published in 2011 , it is now in its 3rd edition. It has been 3 years since the last revision and boy, have there been lots of changes !  Here are … Continue reading Day Trips New England: Lots of Changes Over the Past Three Years

Let’s Write! Boston’s Jewish Community Day School Humanities Day Workshop

Thank you to Boston's Jewish Community Day School  for inviting me to participate in their annual Middle School Humanities Day Festival last month.  What a fun morning it was talking with the kids and having them share their writing. I still have my first "clip", published in my local paper when I was 11-years  old- the … Continue reading Let’s Write! Boston’s Jewish Community Day School Humanities Day Workshop