Amy Joyce

Washington, D.C.

Writer and editor for On Parenting

Education: Catholic University BA in English

Amy Joyce is a writer and editor for On Parenting.
Latest from Amy Joyce

What it’s like to have a baby in the states that will ban abortion

Many of the states that are banning abortion have the highest rates of uninsured women and the highest rates of maternal deaths.

July 1, 2022

Banned book recommendations for your child’s summer reading list

LeVar Burton, Kate DiCamillo and others pick their favorite challenged or banned books for your kids to read this summer.

June 24, 2022

Parenting: We celebrate growth, and mourn little losses along the way

Parenting, which is made up of moment after moment of guiding and raising our children is also, essentially, made up of moment after moment of letting go.

June 23, 2022

We both had siblings. How do we raise an “only” child?

Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach, author, mother of three, takes your questions about the all encompassing job we call parenting.

June 15, 2022

Dads answer: What does it mean to be a man?

Fathers define what it means to be a man: having strength of all kinds, being vulnerable, speaking up for those who can't and more.

June 15, 2022

My child got covid at daycare. I’m having a hard time forgiving myself.

Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach, author, mother of three, takes your questions about the all encompassing job we call parenting.

June 1, 2022

Parents trying to find baby formula are getting scammed

Caregivers trying to buy formula through various social groups say they are sometimes not getting the formula they pay for during this very desperate time.

May 26, 2022

How to talk to your kids about school shootings

Sadly, we are re-upping tips from previous pieces we have published about the same topic. Because these shootings just keep happening.

May 25, 2022

Breast milk banks won’t solve the formula crisis, but they’re a lifeline

“We have to serve babies in life-threatening situations, then we can talk about healthy, full-term infants. But we can only do that if someone steps up and donates,” said Lindsay Groff, executive director of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America.

May 19, 2022

What to do when your toddler prefers one parent?

Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach, author, mother of three, takes your questions about the all encompassing job we call parenting.

May 18, 2022