Personal Essay Workshop at San Francisco’s Writing Pad Starts 1/24/17

Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Successful journalist, K.K. Goldberg, will help you transform your bad blind dates and visits from unruly parents into insightful, compelling revelations. In this 5 week Personal Essay Workshop in San Francisco, she’ll show you how to make your essay relatable and tantalizing to readers and editors…

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The Silent Hell of Infertility During Holidays

Deck your private hell with boughs of holly! The holiday season is upon us, and it can be excruciating for anyone going through infertility. With its glitter and gatherings and chatter, with its emphasis on children and family and cheer, the Thanksgiving-to-Christmas-to-New Year trifecta can feel like a series of events designed to highlight what you lack.

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10 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was Pregnant With Twins

By K.K. Goldberg Now that my twin boys are nearly 4 years old, I look back on the advice, warnings, and forecasts I received from the moment I learned I would be gestating multiples. I’ve thought often about what I wish someone had told me then, as a complement to the fearful facts of medical risks and the chortled predictions of […]

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Self-Care for Moms of Multiples (That Isn’t Totally Unrealistic)

If you’ve ever flown on an airplane or given birth to multiples, you’ve likely been told: “Place the air mask securely on your own face before assisting your child.” As the mother of toddler twin boys, I think this flight-safety patter sounds like a sensible self-care metaphor for parenting on the ground — except when […]

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