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PERSONAL ESSAYS

A Letter To My Teenage Self
-- Story Time Teen, July 10, 2019
Writing Home
-- Hippocampus Magazine, June 3, 2019
Is This How We Would Sleep If We Were In Hiding?
-- DAME Magazine, May 8, 2019
Why Everyone Loves Fierce Little Girls (But Hates The Strong Women We Grow Up To Be)
-- YourTango, March 7, 2019
The First Time My Son Broke My Heart
-- RAVISHLY, January 15, 2019 // SHESAID, March 19, 2019
A Synagogue Shooting and the Lie My Six-Year-Old Wants to Tell
-- The Washington Post/On Parenting, December 4, 2018
I Can’t Give My Children Everything My Parents Gave Me
-- Yes! Magazine, November 22, 2018
Soccer Mom Savagery
-- OZY, October 24, 2018
Mourning Without A Road Map
-- PITTSBURGH Magazine (November Issue), October 19, 2018
My Father, His Gun and Me
-- DAME Magazine, June 15, 2018 -- Father's Day Piece
Can Not Shaving My Legs Be a Revolutionary Act Against the Patriarchy?
-- YES! Magazine, March 28, 2018
The One Who Got Away. Again.
-- Ozy, December 22, 2017
I don't hate Christmas, but people think I do
-- The Forward, December 21, 2017
When I Realized My Dad Didn't Want to Get Better
-- Kveller, November 30, 2017
When the Identity Theft is Coming from Inside the House
-- The Billfold, November 28, 2017
Fixing the System
-- FASHION Magazine (Canada), November 14, 2017
How to Protect Our Children from Victim Blaming
-- Motherwell Magazine, October 27, 2017 // Salon, October 27, 2017 // ParentMap, December 1, 2017
Lessons from The Record Store
--OZY.com, October 20, 2017
Every Job I've Ever Had
-- The Billfold, September 28, 2017
Why Breaking Up with the NFL Makes Me Feel Like a $h!ttY Person
-- Medium, September 27, 2017
When My Daughter's Teacher Erased Her Judaism For a Class Project
-- The Forward, August 31, 2017
Talking to Children about Natural (and Political) Upheaval
-- GrokNation, July 11, 2017
How the death of one of my students helped me finally, fully bond with my baby
-- The Washington Post/On Parenting, March 1, 2017


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