Greetings! You’ve come to the right place to learn more about me and my work as a freelance journalist.
I'm passionate about issues that all of us face, whether it’s
protecting our health, parenting our children or
understanding how the daily choices we make affect our lives. I'm fascinated by how what we think and feel affects how we move through the world each day, as well as what we believe is possible for ourselves.
It’s that fascination that led me to write
"You'd Be So Pretty If...: Teaching Our Daughters to
Love Their Bodies--Even When We Don't Love Our Own" (May 2009, Da Capo
Press), a non-fiction book that helps moms raise
daughters who feel good about their bodies. I've
TODAY Show and on
Fox News Boston, and You'd Be So Pretty If...
has garnered praise everywhere from
Publishers Weekly to
You'd Be So Pretty If... was born out of my experience as
Shape magazine's 2007 Weight-Loss Diary
columnist. More than a million readers followed my journey as I attempted to shed not only pounds, but also old attitudes.
It was nothing short of transforming! Read my
blog to see
what I'm up to these days.
You'll also find my work on health, wellness and
lifestyle topics in a wide variety of
major consumer magazines, such as Shape, Parenting, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, Working Mother,
VIV and Better Homes & Gardens, as well as
in many custom publications.