NEWS + HUMAN INTEREST
I'm an experienced lifestyle writer for major consumer publications who's known for submitting elegantly written, well-reported stories.
I began my career as an editor at Epicurious and later worked as both a travel editor and contributing editor at BRIDES magazine. Current and past clients include Google, Amazon, People.com, TODAY.com, The Bump, What to Expect, BonAppetit.com, Bravo TV and New York magazine.
I've also worked as a creative consultant doing writing, editing, research and brainstorming for organizations like New York University, Manifest, Greenberg Traurig, LLP and BMI, a leading music-rights organization.
NEWS + HUMAN INTEREST
CEO and patient advocate Diane Heditsian honed resilience through two decades of breast cancers. As told to Lexi Dwyer
At universities across the country, students are joining clubs dedicated to a common, joyful purpose: spreading happiness.
During the summer of 2020, Charlotte Juarez spent two weeks in the ICU battling the coronavirus, buoyed by hope and encouragement from healthcare workers. As told to Lexi Dwyer
If you woke up this morning and showered in the privacy of your own bathroom, consider yourself lucky.
Acts of kindness are being shared as part of More Good Today, a website and social media journal dedicated to chronicling positive stories from people’s lives.
He's filmed 12 seasons of Top Chef, but Tom Colicchio says that his favorite moment happened during the first one.
Haven't quite found your career sweet spot? It's never too late to pivot.
The origin story of WILD, a Los-Angeles-based trio, might be described as a series of lucky coincidences.
If you're pregnant, you've probably been feeling joyful and excited as you dream about your new little one. But there's a flip side as well: Fear and anxiety can also creep in.
Recently diagnosed with a chronic health condition? Here's how simple changes can have a big effect.
Here's the truth about coping with three of the most troubling heath issues that affect women today.
PRODUCTIVITY + HOME
A drying rack can be as much of a workhorse as your dryer if it's durable and spacious.
Not to get all George Costanza about it, but there's nothing like a great parking spot.
You're reading this, but should you be doing something else?
The promise of longer days and warmer weather may give you the burst of energy needed to tackle the chores you’ve been putting off all winter.
Use these top picks to find beautiful, affordable home decor.
Be honest: When was the last time you searched for food that you knew you had, but couldn’t find?
PARENTS + KIDS
Check out our family travel guide for the best cities to visit in the U.S. Find tips for your next vacation with the kids, including on where to eat, where to stay and more.
When it works, wearing your baby in a carrier or wrap can be a magical solution.
Zany faces, funny noises and zerberts galore: Parents of young babies will stop at nothing to try and get their baby to laugh for the first time.
Your little tadpole may not be ready for swim lessons yet, but she can still enjoy a day of visiting a friend with a backyard pool, digging in the sand next to a lake or sailing on the open waters—as long as she's wearing the right safety gear.
Wondering what's normal? Check out this TODAY Parents pregnancy guide, which we put together with help from Dr. Myra J. Wick, an obstetrician/gynecologist at the Mayo Clinic.
You're not alone in wondering, should babies get the flu shot? Is it safe? The short answer is yes.
FOOD + DRINK
Whether you're planning for yourself or a loved one, a bit of thoughtfulness, creativity and a little help from technology can make the big day one to remember.
Challenge your longstanding beliefs and values to foster a more positive family food culture.
Hosting a children's Easter party should be fun and easy. So what's there to do besides hiding some eggs?
It’s hard to imagine a time when this sushi-bar staple—whose likeness has been spotted on T-shirts, earrings, and pencil erasers—wasn’t an integral part of America’s gastronomic vernacular.
The grilling expert and author explains the regional divide in barbecue styles.
Recently, when developing a recipe for baked oatmeal with pineapple, the Eating Well Test Kitchen editors noticed something unusual: Despite the fact that they started with sweet, fresh fruit, the finished product had a bitter taste.
It should be simple. Gather mothers with same-age little ones and cue the rainbows and unicorns, right? Not so much.
For Brooklyn mom Lexi Dwyer, a rock-scramble hike in the Hudson Valley left her with a story she'll cherish forever.
... As I waded in, the board leashed to my ankle, I kept getting yanked back. It felt as graceful as waltzing in ski boots.