Archive for May, 2006

Infant Potty Training: One Mom’s Diary (American Baby – April 2006)

A diary about my experiences trying elimination communication, or infant potty training, with my son, Chet, appeared in American Baby’s April 2006 issue.  Here is an excerpt: The First 5 Days I was skeptical about elimination communication (EC), but I

Hotel Dersaadet – Istanbul, Turkey (National Geographic Traveler – April 2006)

My short (uncredited) description of the Hotel Dersaadet in Istanbul, Turkey appeared in the Hotel Central Stays under $150 section of the National Geographic Traveler’s April 2006 issue.  I highly recommend the Dersaadet for anyone who is traveling to Istanbul. 

Normal (Literary Mama – April 2006)

My essay Normal appeared on the Literary Mama website in April 2006.  It’s a piece about my sojourn in the NICU with my premature son. Excerpt: He lies face down in a glass box, his tiny face glowing golden from

A Flying Carpet Ride of Memories (Christian Science Monitor – 24 March 2006)

My essay about our trip to Istanbul, Turkey with our infant son, Chet, appeared in the Home Forum section of the 24 March 2006 edition of the Christian Science Monitor.  Excerpt: We had been in Istanbul, Turkey, for only a

A New Balance (Strut Magazine – December 2005)

An essay about finding a new balance once I left my job and moved my Germany was published in the December 2005 issue of Strut, a regional magazine based in Detroit. Excerpt: When I moved to Europe last year, from

Our Home’s Designer Look, Courtesy of Fisher-Price (Christian Science Monitor – 1 December 2005)

An essay about the home redecoration that a new baby requires was published in the Christian Science Monitor’s Home Forum section on 1 December 2005. Excerpt: Move over, Martha Stewart – I have redecorated my house and it is fabulous!

Topless (Skirt! – April 2005)

An essay about the seemingly shameless older women we saw sunbathing on the Algarve coast was published in Skirt!magazine in April 2005. Excerpt: On a recent trip to the Algarve Coast, my husband, Nick, and I were a bit shocked

Shaping Web Usability: Interaction Design in Context

In 2002, I co-authored a chapter on wireless devices for Albert Badre’s book Shaping Web Usability:  Interaction Design in Context.  This is a fantastic resource for information architects, user interface designers, and usability practioners.  You can read an excerpt of