Archive for the 'In the News' Category

Co-Parenting 101: The Book (Coming in 2013)!

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

From Publisher’s Lunch Deesha Philyaw and Michael Thomas’s CO-PARENTING 101: Advice from a Formerly Married Couple on Parenting Across Two Households, the first book co-authored by a divorced couple for whom co-parenting is central to their daily lives, providing expert advice, practical tips, and tried-and-true tactics developed from real life co-parenting experiences, to Melissa Kirk at New […]

I’ll Be On The Santita Jackson Radio Show (WVON Chicago)

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

I’ll be interviewed on Santita Jackson’s radio show on WVON Chicago tomorrow (4/6) @ noon EST, discussing a recent article “‘Baby daddy’ study may draw unfair spotlight to black women”. (Ms. Jackson is the eldest daughter of Rev. Jesse Jackson).  Hope you can tune in!

What You Didn’t Hear Us Say About Co-Parenting on CBS’s “The Early Show”

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Check out my latest column at The Faster Times (includes an excerpt from our segment!).

Guess who…

Friday, September 10th, 2010

…is going to tape a segment for the CBS News’s “The Early Show” this weekend re: co-parenting?  El Ex, the kiddoes, and me! Not sure when it will air, but stay tuned! ETA: The segment will air on Wednesday 9/15 some time between 8 and 9 AM. WOOT!

“Which Mommies Matter?”

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

My friend Tami of WhatTamiSaid is holding it down at Change.org with a new piece on race and the mommyhood. Bonus: I’m quoted!  Or rather, my Bitch article is.

“Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston are Quote-Unquote Co-Parenting”

Friday, June 18th, 2010

“I am doing my best to raise a happy, active and healthy boy. I believe that wherever possible, if the parents can cooperate and co-parent in a positive way, the child will benefit. Levi and I are turning a new page here as co-parents to this wonderful boy and putting aside the past because doing […]

“Al and Tipper Gore’s Separation: What About the Children?”

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Reactions to the news of former Vice President Al Gore and his wife Tipper’s separation have pretty much fallen into 3 categories of commentary: 1) “For crying out loud, after 40 years, they should have just stuck it out!”; 2) macro-level consideration and trendspotting along the lines of “Separation as an Iconic Baby Boom Act” […]

“In the Case of Siovaughn Wade v. Gabrielle Union the Kids are the Losers”

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

I weighn in on this hot mess here.

“Open Memo to Shaq Re: Using Your 6-Year-Old Son to Deliver Death Threats”

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

My latest at The Faster Times.

“Life’s Most Urgent Question…”

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others? ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Please give to provide relief and hope to the people of Haiti: Doctors Without Borders Oxfam America Yéle Haiti