Selected Works

Five virtues that dissolve conflict, restore good will, build common purpose and help people thrive--in business, government, volunteer organizations, faith communities, schools and families.
Growing Up Online
The award-winning column about families and technology
The Latest Advice For Parents About What Kids are Doing Online
Growing Up Online columns that are as relevant today as when they were written
Every topic covered by Growing Up Online since 2002.
Essays on Parenting
Sometimes being a Mom is magical
Before I had children, I raised kids.

Selected Works

Cooperative Wisdom: Bringing People Together When Things Fall Apart
Why, despite their best efforts, do good people find themselves in conflict? Cooperative Wisdom: Bringing People Together When Things Fall Apart introduces a unique approach to ethics that consistently dissolves conflict, restores good will, builds common purpose and helps people thrive. Gleaned from years of scholarship, this insightful approach to conflict resolution is effective in boardrooms and family rooms, classrooms and committees, faith communities and government agencies.

Growing Up Online
The award-winning column about raising children who are as safe, smart and savvy online as they are in the real world.

Breaking News
Growing Up Online columns about social media, peer pressure, contracts for connected families, baby brains, flipped classrooms and family privacy.

Classic Columns
Classic Growing Up Online columns on sexting, self defense in cyberspace, raising readers, hearing protection for kids, preventing plagiarism and raising kinder kids.

The Complete Backlist
Editors, if you see a Growing Up Online column on this list that intrigues you, please contact me about reprint rights.

Crazy Hair Day
A favorite essay about the power of glitter.

Waiting for Goats
A favorite essay about patience and joy.

The Heirloom Gardener
One of the first books about raising and enjoying heirloom fruits and vegetables

2,133 Ways to Re/Use and Recycle All the Things You Ordinarily Throw Away