Amy Joyce

WriterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Amy

Listen to Your Mother, where local writers read their work on stage, is back. Here is an essay about the protective parenting we all do from last year’s show.

  • Apr 15, 2014

Daycare costs more than college in many places. But maybe it should.

  • Apr 10, 2014

Today’s Pew study shows more moms staying home, yet Working Mother Magazine study shows Millennial working parents happier than other generations.

  • Apr 8, 2014

Daniel Murphy missed the first two games of the almost 200 game season to be with his wife for the birth of their first child. Some cavemen thought that was silly.

  • Apr 3, 2014

A dispatch from months of planning and cooking meals on a hotplate.

  • Apr 2, 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow says she’d rather be an office worker than a busy Hollywood actress. I agree.

  • Mar 27, 2014

Don’t know what happened in your child’s class today? Here are tips to help you learn a few things.

  • Mar 27, 2014

What to do with kids March 20-23

  • Mar 19, 2014

Some companies claim their apps help kids learn the fundamentals. Probably not, but they can teach other things. In moderation.

  • Mar 17, 2014

Your child will start dating at some point. How do you make sure he or she will be in a healthy relationship?

  • Mar 14, 2014

The latest in the children’s book parodies, a perfect gift for new parents. If we can’t laugh at ourselves...

  • Mar 6, 2014

It’s been a longer winter than we anticipated. We are almost through. Right?

  • Mar 4, 2014

When can you ever tell a parent that maybe they need some help, well, parenting? Can you?

  • Feb 20, 2014

Olympics commercials are killing us. Here’s the latest. Thanks P&G.

  • Feb 19, 2014

Summer camp is months away, but I found myself registering for it in January.

  • Feb 19, 2014

Bill de Blasio kept schools open today. People are angry, but maybe he’s right.

  • Feb 13, 2014

So how’s your day going so far? This is what’s up at my house. Probably not too dissimilar in your world.

  • Feb 13, 2014

Snow day, schmo day. Yeah, we’re sick of it, but let’s try to enjoy it.

  • Feb 12, 2014

Tear-inducing commercials during the Olympics hit home for all parents, not just the elite Olympians.

  • Feb 10, 2014

With Hoffman’s death, kids may be wondering what happened. Now is the time to talk.

  • Feb 7, 2014
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