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Health Care Policy
Medicaid Work Requirements Could Mean Disaster For Many Parents, Rewire Feb. 2018
9 million children could lose health insurance if Congress doesn’t save CHIP, Motherly, Jan. 2018
GOP Can’t Muster Votes to save Medicaid Expansion, Rewire, April 2017

Social Policy
No One Faces Higher Barriers To Paid Leave Than LGBTQ Workers Of Color, Rewire May 2018
Kansas Schools Just Got A $530 Million Increase. It Might Not Be Enough, Rewire May 2018
Kansas Schools Could Soon Shut Down If Republicans Don’t Reverse Spending Cuts, Rewire April 2018
Kansas Republicans Mostly Silent On Party Resolution Invalidating Transgender People, Rewire Feb. 2018
When Lawmakers Slash Assistance For Families, Foster Care Cases Increase, Rewire, Jan. 2018
Scott Walker Looks to ‘Stigmatize’ Wisconsin Families Receiving Food Assistance, Rewire, Dec. 2017

Maternal Mental Health
New Moms Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep But That Can (And Should!) Change, Motherly April 2018
Why I Embrace Selfishness in Motherhood, Refinery29, August 2017
How online parenting communities can hurt — or help — postpartum mood disorders, SheKnows, Jan. 2017
My Baby’s Pediatrician Diagnosed My Postpartum Depression, Romper, Sept. 2016

Reproductive Justice
What Mom Shaming Taught Me About Trusting Women, Ravishly March 2018
Nebraska GOP Takes Trump’s Lead, Seeks To Deny Funds To Family Planning Centers, March 2018
How Anti-Choice Activists Turned Anecdotes Into Public Policy, Rewire, Jan. 2018
For Many, Keeping a Job Means Hiding an Abortion, Rewire, Oct. 2017
How My Experience with PPD Solidified My Support For Abortion Rights, Refinery29, Nov. 2016

Women’s Health
What No One Told Me About Postpartum Pain, ESME.com, February 2018

Politics
Oklahoma Teachers, Ready to Strike, Have an Unlikely Ally in the Fight for Better Pay, Rewire March 2018
West Virginia GOP Leader Refused to Pay Teachers with Tax Hikes on Big Oil, His Major Campaign Funder, Rewire March 2018
Anti-Choice Kansas Democrat Enters Gubernatorial Fray, Rewire June 2017
When Did the GOP Become so Sinister? DAME Magazine, April 2017
GOP Retains Congressional Seat After Last-Minute Anti Choice Attack Ads, Rewire, April 2017
Will Kansas Democrats Choose an Anti-Choice Candidate to Vie for Open Congressional Seat? Rewire, Feb. 2017
After Late Push, Pro-Choice Democrat Will Run in Kansas Special Election, Rewire, Feb. 2017

Parenting
Why I’m Glad My Kid Isn’t A Baby Anymore, SheKnows March 2018
The Four Most Important Lessons I Learned In My First Year As A Mom, HealthyWay, Feb. 2018
Daycare isn’t just ‘the next best thing’ for our family, Motherly, March 2017
Why political action is my New Year’s parenting resolution, SheKnows, Jan. 2017
Sleep training my baby made me a more confident mom, SheKnows, Dec. 2016
Four Weeks Ago, The Good Mother Project, July 2016

Personal Finance
How We Handled Becoming a One-Income Family Post-Baby, LearnVest April 2018