SELECTED ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

"Keep Your Money, Trump," Slate.com, Oct. 20, 2017

"I'm a Military Wife--and I'm Speaking Out Against Trump," MarieClaire.com, Mar. 16, 2017

"Military spouse vs. Trump White House," Foreignpolicy.com, Feb. 22, 2017

"The Not-A-General’s-Wife Reading List," Military.com, Feb. 8, 2015

"Fake Homeless Veterans: What Do You Do?," Military.com, November 18, 2014

"On Memorial Day, Remember the Sequester."  Time.com, May 24, 2013.

"Must Spouse be 'Cheerful as a Cricket'?" Military.com, May 2, 2013

“The Gift of Getting Fired,” Work Stew, April 25, 2013

"What Military Spouses Know About Infidelity." Slate.com, November 14, 2012

“Why Karilyn Bales’ blog matters,” Slate.com. March 19, 2012

“War, Wives, and a Near Suicide,” New York Times “At War” blog, April 25, 2011. Also included in a NY Times ebook.

“An ‘It Gets Better’ for the troops: The military needs such a program to combat an increase in suicides,” L.A. Times op-ed, Oct. 13, 2010

“Profile: Irving Elson,” Hadassah Magazine, April 18, 2010  

“Deployment Diary,” column for Slate.com (2009-2010) 

“First Lady Obama’s Attention can Help the Military Child,” Seattle Times op-ed, April 22, 2009

"A World Without Daddy," Parents Magazine, May, 2009

"The Picture of Happiness", Real Simple Magazine, July, 2008

"Once upon a time, Dad went to War," Salon.com, April 11, 2008

“The Letter E is Purple,” Salon.com, January 15, 2008

"A Father on Poster Board Just Won't Do," The New York Times, April 8, 2007

“Faithful Friends,” Washingtonian, February 1, 2007

“To Hold, Not to Have,” New York Times, May 19, 2002

“A Fare to Remember,” Washington Post, May 18, 1997 

“Israel: A State of Change,” Washington Post, April 5, 1997