Praise For ‘Cinderella Ate My Daughter’

“A must-read for any parent trying to stay sane in a media saturated world.”
—Rachel Simmons, author of Odd Girl Out and The Curse of the Good Girl

“At times this book brings tears to your eyes—tears of frustration with today’s girl-culture and also of relief because somebody finally gets it.”
—Judith Warner, author of Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety

“Every mother needs to read this.”
—Ayelet Waldman, author of Bad Mother

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Recent Articles

March, 2014
Beauty Self-Acceptance--At Last
MORE Magazine

September, 2013
Call of the Wild
MORE Magazine

September 1, 2013
Grieving Traditions Lost In Berkeley Camp Flames
The San Francisco Chronicle

May 15, 2013
Reacting to Angelina Jolie's Breast Cancer News
The New York Times Magazine: "The 6th Floor"

April 25, 2013
Our Feel-Good War On Breast Cancer
The New York Times Magazine

July 15, 2012
They Don't Make Feminists This Outrageous Any More
Slate/DoubleX

June 11, 2012
Too Young for Status Updates
The Los Angeles Times

April 10, 2012
Improved Breast Cancer Detection Needed
The San Francisco Chronicle

February 15, 2012
Beyond the Komen Controversy
The Los Angeles Times

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Selected Articles: 2011 to Present

 

September, 2013
Call of the Wild
A dog-sledding adventure in Finland sparks a renewal of spirit
More Magazine

September 1, 2013
Grieving Traditions Lost in Berkeley Camp’s Flames
Remembering our Beloved Family Camp
The San Francisco Chronicle

May 15, 2013
Reacting to Angelina Jolie’s Breast Cancer News
“The 6th Floor: Eavesdropping on the  Times Magazine”
The New York Times

April 25, 2013
Our Feel–Good War on Breast Cancer
Has raising awareness become more important than saving lives?
The New York Times Magazine

April 25, 2013
Even Candy Land Isn’t Safe From Sexy
The little kids’ board game, like so many other classic toys, has gotten a makeover
The Atlantic

July 15, 2012
They Don’t Make Feminists This Outrageous Any More
The drunken, furious, delightful life of Caitlin Moran.
Slate/DoubleX

June 11, 2012
Too Young for Status Updates
Social media for tweens? No. It’s better to keep things face to face.
The Los Angeles Times

April 10 2012
Improved Breast Cancr Detection Needed
The San Francisco Chronicle

February 15, 2012
Beyond the Komen Controversy
Those in the Know Need to Dig Deeper, to Push Harder to Understand How the Money so Generously and Blithely Donated to Breast Cancer is Spent.
The Los Angeles Times

December 29, 2011
Should the World of Toys Be Gender-Free
Yes, Girls and Boys Play Differently. But Pink and Blue Can Go Too Far.
The New York Times

October 31-November 4, 2011
Motherlode: Adventures in Parenting
Guest columnist
The New York Times, nytimes.com blogs

September 23, 2011
“Did I Know You At Camp?”
A reunion for Japanese internees, complete with hot dogs, nostalgia and even a little flirting
The New York Times Magazine

April 19, 2011
The Trouble with Those Boobies Bracelets
There are better ways to fight breast cancer than wearing a titillating bracelet or shirt.
The Los Angeles Times

March 27, 2011
The Good Girl, Miranda Cosgrove
The New York Times Magazine

March 11, 2011
Picture Books for Little Princesses
The New York Times Book Review

February 9, 2011
Dodging Disney in the Delivery Room
On the company’s new plan to market to the 0-3 year-old set.
NPR, “All Things Considered.”

February, 2011
How to Unleash Your Creativity
Not everyone is the creative type, right? Wrong!
O: The Oprah Magazine

February 2011
Fear of Fatness
Everyone agrees: our daughters should learn to love their bodies. But how can that happen when moms have such mixed-up feelings about weight?
(An excerpt from Cinderella Ate My Daughter)
Ladies Home Journal

February 2011
Family Jewel
Grandma ditched the guy but kept the diamond
Good Housekeeping


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