Having a second child essay

Take Two

Having a second child means a lesson in patience, for everyone in the family. Read Take Two, Metro Parent, October 2015.

Family Forever

My mother, sisters and I got inked to commemorate a decade of my mom’s remission from breast cancer. Pink ribbon tattoos represent our indelible bond after surviving as a family, I write in the annual Women’s Cancer Handbook. SELF, October 2009 View Family Forever, SELF, October 2009

Adventures in Composting

What happens when a city dweller learns how to compost outside her urban apartment? I tried my hand at turning my trash into “black gold” to nourish the impoverished soil in my Harlem home. SELF, April 2008 View Adventures in Composting, SELF, April 2008