Writing & Media


My The Pulse - WHYYwife and I, along with our children, were interviewed for a November 2018 segment on WHYY’s The Pulse about “Forging Families Through Adoption.” In the story, we discuss how and why we chose to adopt and the journey that not only made us first-time parents, but also introduced us to the beauty of the open adoption relationship. [Full Article & Audio Interview]





Three Reasons Why You Should Watch This is Us
May 30, 2018

Three Ways to Let Go of the Bad Parent Inside of You
May 18, 2018

How to Teach Your Friends About Adoption
May 7, 2018

What You Need to Know Before Adopting Transracially
April 27, 2018

Crazy Questions You Have to Answer in Adoption Paperwork
April 25, 2018

How to Deal with Everyone Else Getting Pregnant
April 24, 2018

Should I Tell My Kids We’ve Been Matched for an Adoption?
April 13, 2018

How to Prepare for a Successful Open Adoption
April 12, 2018

Common Fears and Uncertainties About Open Adoption
April 9, 2018

When Should You Tell Your Kids They’re Adopted?
March 21, 2018

Sometimes Adoption is Hard—For Everyone Involved
March 4, 2018

12 Pictures of Open Adoption That Will Make Your Heart Sing
February 12, 2018

Meeting Our Children’s Birth Mothers: From Scary Strangers to Extended Family
February 4, 2018


The RogueWhile writing for The Rogue, I interviewed singer/songwriter Derek Webb, and had an article listed as a TIME magazine related resource. The full archive of my articles can be found here.

Some of my most popular articles:

Looking in the Mirror: The Parenthood Series Finale
January 30, 2015

Tom Brady’s Deflated Balls (listed as a TIME magazine online related resource article)
January 22, 2015

Brain Massage: The Mysterious Phenomenon of ASMR
May 17, 2014

God’s Not Dead…But Films Like This Should Be (Part 2)
March 24, 2014

God’s Not Dead…But Films Like This Should Be (Part 1)
March 13, 2014

Harry Potter: The Magic of God?
October 31, 2013

The Things that Change and Don’t Change in Ten Years: A Conversation with Singer/Songwriter, Derek Webb
October 19, 2013

Chronicles of a Writer Who Couldn’t Read
October 1, 2013

Billy Corgan on Christian Rock: I Think Jesus Would Like Better Bands
August 24, 2013

Christian Music: Why Does It Suck? What Can Be Done?
July 23, 2013

Between 2005-06, I wrote several articles for Bellwether, the magazine of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

The Story of Ginger: Penn Vets Save a New York Puppy

Bark This Way: Canine Partners for Life Offers Service Dogs for People With Disabilities

Combating Johne’s Disease: A Silent Killer

Penn First With Veterinary Echocardiography


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