My Work


“Too Soon?” This American Life

(aired August 15, 2015, the story about Sophie is in Act Two)

“Educated Guess,” This American Life

(aired June 27, 2008, the story I wrote about Sophie is in Act Three)

“The Pill,” KJZZ, Phoenix NPR affiliate

(aired March 21, 2016)

KJZZ commentaries, archives 


“Eleven, With Down Syndrome, and Still a Santa-Loving Little Girl. Maybe” — Motherlode (NYT parenting blog)

Lucky Day,” Brain, Child

“Bad Mom” column archives,

In Response to the Tucson Shootings:

“Arizona State of Mind” –Washington Post

“Branded” – Phoenix New Times

New York Times travel section:

36 Hours in Phoenix

Going to: Scottsdale

Taking a Swing Through Tucson…

Going to: Flagstaff

A Beach Town Dr. Seuss Might Prescribe

Phoenix New Times (my day job):

“The Lost Kids: A Three-Part Series about Kids and Mental Health” (part one: Saving Alex; part two: Losing Erica; part three: Suicidal Tendencies)

“Mommy Dearest”

“The Scarlet Letter”

“Phoenix Has An Inferiority Complex”

“A Boy Called Rover”

“The Secret Life of Dad”

“A Jew for Baby Jesus”

My Heart Can't Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome is available from Amazon and 
Changing Hands Bookstore
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