Monthly Archives: January 2018

Joining the ranks of team “fake news”

My essay about building a sleep machine for my infant son, Liam, was published today in The New York Times. I hope the full essay (found here) provides you with a few good laughs. You might also get a kick … Continue reading

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Pulleys and infant insomnia

I’m working on two books at the moment: Kurinji, a young-adult novel set at a boarding school in the mountains of South India; and Sari Swinging: One Mom Opts out of the American Work-Family Grind, a parenting memoir about raising … Continue reading

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Reporting from Nicaragua

A year ago, my family and I were in Granada, Nicaragua, riding on chicken buses, swimming in geothermally-warmed waters, peeking into a caldera flowing with molten lava, and generally enjoying la vida nicarag├╝ense. As we settle into the latter part … Continue reading

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