In her seven years editing the Washington Post’s On Parenting, Amy Joyce has used her platform to discover new writers and help parents raise good people. We talk about the publication process from pitch to byline, the importance of soliciting dads’ opinions, and helping her sons understand the message behind those “The Future Is Female” t-shirts.
Plus: Should you arrange a playdate while there’s an insurrection two miles away? And why is Pittsburgh the Venice of America?
- Pittsburgh is indeed the Venice of (North) America
- The history of french fries on a sandwich
- The Ffrench and Joyce family crests
- Pitt WR Maurice Ffrench
- Huffing your mimeographed quizzes
- You’re Not Where You Go, based on Amy’s piece about the college scandal
- The No Idea What I’m Doing blog, by Clint Edwards
- The “COLLEGE” t-shirt (and where to buy them)
- Bright Future In Sales, by Fountains of Wayne
- Controversy over the Best Children’s Album Grammy nominees
- Making Caring Common helps parents raise kind kids
- Modern Boyhood, by Amy Joyce and Ellen McCarthy