Author The Day the Voices Stopped, with Ken Steele (Basic, 2001, in paperback, 2002)

Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Aging Parents Second Edition, September 2001 (Holt; Owl paperback)

A Hole in My Heart: Adult Children of Divorce Speak Out (Simon & Schuster; Fireside paperback)

Golden Cradle: How the Adoption Establishment Works and How to Make It Work for You with Arty Elgart (Carol))

“What Am I Doing in a Stepfamily?” (Lyle Stuart; Carol paper)

Making It as a Stepparent: New Roles, New Rules (available as a Harper Perennial; previous editions, Doubleday and Bantam)

We Take This Child: A Candid Look at Modern Adoption (Doubleday)

A Great City for Kids: Parent’s Guide to a Child’s New York
Freelance writer Hundreds of articles published in major magazines, including: American Health, Bride’s, Cosmopolitan, Child, Families, Family Circle, Family Life, Good Housekeeping, McCall’s, Ms., New Choices, New York, New York Times Magazine, Parents, Playbill, Reader’s Digest, Redbook, Town&Country, TWA Ambassador, US Air, Woman’s Day, Working Woman, Working Mother

Previously: Contributor, New York; guest columnist, New York Times; senior editor, Cosmopolitan; editor, Adoption Report

Speaker National speaker, HCR-ManorCare ; popular keynoter and workshop leader on: caring for ailing parents and spouses; stepfamily relationships; grandparent issues; writing.
Spokesperson American Plastics Council (2001)
Media Today (frequent guest); CBS This Morning; Sally Jesse Raphael; CNN (several appearances), Fox News (repeat bookings), NPR, as well as local programs across the country; very many radio appearances. Article about me in People magazine.
Education Barnard College