Essays

“The Waning Days of Summer — and Childhood,” WBUR/NPR, Cognoscenti, September 18, 2018 https://wbur.fm/2ILwj1D

“My Mother and the Books that Bind Us,” Salon.com, May 13, 2018: https://bit.ly/2IgBMQU

“I Think I Recognize You,” The Huffington Post, Mother’s Day, 2017: https://bit.ly/2Ipw6En

“Someone to Watch Over Me,” WBUR’s Cognoscenti, 2016: http://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2016/07/05/someone-to-watch-over-me-wendy-francis

“Notice What Our Kids Are Trying to Tell Us,” The Washington Post, November  2015:   https://wapo.st/2rJ2vM2

“A Summery Novel of Sisters and Honey,” Off the Shelf, August 2015: https://bit.ly/2k2yMta

“How A Cooling Blanket Saved My Son’s Life,” Good Housekeeping,  May 4, 2015: https://bit.ly/2GijF7E

“Chasing the Proverbial Rabbit’s Foot” The Huffington Post, November 2014: https://bit.ly/2rNWaxM

“My First (and Likely Last) Bake Sale,” The Huffington Post, November, 2013: https://bit.ly/2L3PJQi

“I Don’t Know If I’m Cut Out for Kindergarten,” The Huffington Post, September 2013: https://bit.ly/2Gnj7xk

“A Letter to the Author You’re About to Become,” The Huffington Post, April, 2013:  https://bit.ly/2ILkgDZ

“Life Lessons from When Harry Met Sally,” The Huffington Post, August, 2012:  https://bit.ly/2jXrIOj