Lori Miller Kase

Freelance journalist

Lori Miller Kase, a Connecticut-based freelance writer, specializes in health and also writes frequently about the arts, food and parenting. A journalist for more than 25 years, she has been published in a wide range of national and local publications, including Discover, Vogue, Self, Eating Well, Parents, The New York Times, The Boston Globe Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Brain,Child, Reader’s Digest, Health and Hartford Magazine. She has also written for internet sites such as The Atlantic, Aeon, The Review Review and Beliefnet. She has been awarded for "Excellence in Journalism" by the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists.

United States of America


Parents Magazine

The Benefits of Introducing Baby to Music

Share that playlist! Introducing your baby to tunes is an easy and enjoyable way to interact with your baby in his first year and can help set the stage for lifelong musical...

Parents Magazine

What's In Your Breast Milk?

Demetria Santillan, of Tucson, Arizona, had been nursing her son, Ramiro, for nearly twelve months when she developed a urinary-tract infection. Her doctor said she needed...


Your Child's Creative Spirit

Why you need to spark it -- and how not to stifle it.

Parents Magazine

How Depression Affects Your Family

Missy Nicholson, of Grafton, Massachusetts, had struggled with depression on and off since age 10, but it wasn't until she became a mother that she realized she wasn't the only...


Talking to Kids About Race

Children are quick to pick up racial biases from family, friends and TV. That's why it's crucial to talk about issues like skin color and to dispel myths about race at an early...


Reading, Writing and Respect

Dismayed that kids are rude, irresponsible and intolerant, teachers are weaving moral lessons into the curriculum--and seeing dramatic results.

Parents Magazine

The Boy Who Couldn't Make Friends

When Robert Vaughn's kindergarten teacher asked her students to name something larger than a TV, the precocious 5-year-old answered, "The entire universe." When she asked for...

Parents Magazine

How to Have Happier Bedtimes and Better Sleep

Parents.com > Toddlers & Preschoolers > Sleep > Sleep Schedule Here's how to help your kids fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up in their own bed -- no matter what their age.


Living with AIDS

Most people think of AIDS as a prelude to death, but for these six families, it is more like a refrain in the rhythm of their lives...

Personal Essays

Brain, Teen


A mother feigns fearlessness so that her child won't be scared.


The Perils of Parting

There's a place inside every parent that secretly savors separation anxiety.


The Seeds of Compassion

She may be guilty of teddy bear abuse, but when it comes to empathy, this toddler is full of surprises.


My Children's President?

Though I was less than enthusiastic about the outcome of the presidential election, I couldn't help being swept up by the excitement of the recent inaugural ceremony, especially...

Other Feature Stories


Yoga And Seva: Off The Mat, Into The Community

When yoga devotees at Be.Yoga in Avon are not in the studio practicing Sun Salutations or Downward Facing Dog, they convene to feed the hungry, raise money for the homeless or...

Hartford Magazine

Starting Over

Immigrants from a war-torn region find hope and happiness in their new home: Hartford

Hartford Magazine

In Good Company

For more than 100 years, Greater Hartford businesses have been building a legacy, one sale at a time.



FIVE YEARS ago, Carnegie-Mellon University attracted national attention with its announcement that it would require each student to have a microcomputer. It was the first school...



LEAD: THE brooks that run through the Brookvilles cut across the wooded grounds of vast estates, skirt the well-kept fairways of the area's many golf courses and wind along...