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clips

 

essays

Separation Anxiety, StoryNews, May 24, 2019

On a sledding hill, embracing the downward slope of life, Star Tribune, December 25, 2018

Parenting Young Adults by Cell Phone: A 26-Hour Span in October 2018, BLUNTmoms, November 5, 2018

How to Launch Your 22-Year-Old Daughter in Seven Days, Grown and Flown, August 27, 2018

Time Travelers, Writers Night: Community, page 4, June 2018

Stepping Stones, Topology Magazine, August 2, 2017

Hoop Dreams of a Younger Sister, Topology Magazine, June 7, 2017

Interlude, Peacock Journal, March 21, 2017

Heart Strings, Writers Night: A Sense of Place, page 19, January 2017

Depths of a Mother’s Love, Great Moments in Parenting, Sept. 16, 2015

The Art of Parental Embarrassment, Mamalode, Aug. 26, 2015

The Life Cycle of a Swing Set, Mamalode, Aug. 14, 2015

Women’s health: Mastectomy now or later? Star Tribune, April 3, 2015

Disappointment: the Family Vacations Guide, Great Moments in Parenting, June 10, 2015

Life and Death in the Dressing Room, Mamalode, May 4, 2015

When Cancer Grows on Family Trees, Minnesota Good Age, May 2012

 
 

Travel articles

Weekend getaway: A day trip to Hastings Star Tribune, Aug. 4, 2012
Iowa City, Iowa: University town bustles in summer Star Tribune, June 2, 2012
Des Moines capitalizes on riverfront Star Tribune, April 14, 2012
Northfield, Minn.: History and arts go hand in hand Star Tribune, March 11, 2012
Fairmont, Minn.: A Fair City by the Lakes Star Tribune, Oct. 9, 2011
Sauk Centre, Minn.: Sinclair Lewis’ ‘Main Street’ Star Tribune, June 26, 2011
A Rebirth for Fergus Falls Star Tribune, May 29, 2011
Mankato: River City Cloaked in Charm Star Tribune, April 24, 2011
Historic Charm Lines the Streets of Mantorville Star Tribune, Dec. 25, 2010
Faribault Brims with New Life Star Tribune, Aug. 22, 2010
Step back in time in Crookston Star Tribune, July 18, 2010
A podcast tour of New Ulm, History at Hand, AAA Living, May/June 2009


 
 
 

 


 

 

 

 


MINNESOTA PARENT COLUMNS

Time for a transition! July 2014 When should teens start touring colleges? June 2014 Playing it safe in the water May 2014 Putting the fun back in sports April 2014 Learning beyond the classroom March 2014 Stressful times February 2014 In the driver’s seat January 2014 Our noisy society December 2013 It’s a small world after all November 2013 Building the teacher-parent team October 2013 Later start is a good start September 2013 Accentuate the positive August 2013 Adventures large, small and in be’tween July 2013