Parenting

June 2, 2016

On Game 1 NBA Finals, an open letter to Lebron on forgiveness, growing up, #winning, and why we’ll miss one of the tip-offs

Dear @KingJames, You won’t recognize my name in your 31.2 million followers, but I’m actually one of your former neighbors. We lived in Copley, Ohio, just […]
April 11, 2016

Thank you, Washington Post….

My son and I text each other songs each day, just one way I [try to] stay connected to my teenager. And I hadn’t really thought […]
March 23, 2015

Olympian Michael Weiss talks hard work and discipline in youth sports in USA Today HSS

Recently I had the opportunity to interview professional figure skating champion Michael Weiss, 3-time USA National Champion and 2-time Olympian, for a story for USA Today’s […]
February 13, 2012
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Didn’t We Almost Have It All: How Whitney Houston Taught Us About Finding Our Voice

Whitney performs at a concert thanking military families in 1991. It happened when my daughter was snuggled up against me as we watched Charlie Brown’s Valentine […]
January 12, 2012

Business advice via a 9-year-old

My little nine-year-old actress and singer decided to set up a spot in the house for autographs. You see, she’s been short on funds, so she […]
May 16, 2011

When the story haunts you

There are times you write a story and it weighs on your mind…your  heart…your soul. You think about it when you’re away from your office. You […]
November 15, 2010

Writing from Home: Haven or Hell?

So, how do YOU work from home? Is it bliss? Is it distraction-free? Or…not? Read my article in this month’s Women on Writing (WOW): “Your Home […]