KJ Dell'Antonia

KJ Dell'Antonia is a writer living in New Hampshire. She writes the EcoLiving column for Kiwi magazine and is the co-author ofReading With Babies, Toddlers and Twos: Choosing, Reading and Loving Books Together.

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Dec. 2 2011 1:01 PM"An Unquenchable Thirst" is the DoubleX Book of the Week
Nov. 23 2011 10:04 AMSuperlouseWhat my yearlong battle with Nix- and RID-resistant head lice taught me about the future of the American louse.
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Nov. 14 2011 12:53 PMAren't We Past Katie Roiphe's Fear that Sexual Harassment Laws Make Us Drab (and Uncool) Yet?
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Nov. 3 2011 4:45 PMCongress to Agriculture Department: Proposed School Lunch Regulations Need to Be Less Healthy.
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Oct. 27 2011 10:55 AM

If Occupy Wall Street is a Teachable Moment, What Should We Be Trying to Teach?

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Oct. 24 2011 12:04 PM

The DIAPER Act Lets States Use Child-Care Funds for Diapers. What's So Liberal About That?

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Oct. 19 2011 12:28 PM

Bipartisan Unity in the Senate Results in a Potato Protection Amendment Aimed at School Lunch Changes.

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Oct. 17 2011 12:03 PM

Which Parents Regret Their Baby Name Choice? Probably Not Gwyneth Paltrow.

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Oct. 11 2011 7:58 PM

The Republican Debate Circus Comes to My Small Town

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Oct. 6 2011 12:17 PM

Commercials May Target Parents, But Innovative Marketing Reaches Us Better.

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Sept. 30 2011 12:23 PM

Why Progressives Should Hope Glenn Beck's Liberty Treehouse Succeeds

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Sept. 27 2011 2:30 PMIs a Longer School Day the Answer to the Education Crisis and the Working Parents' Woes? Consensus: Maybe.
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Sept. 21 2011 2:00 PMForcing Mandatory HPV Vaccination on an Unwilling Public Will Mean More Vaccination Opt-Outs Overall
June 22 2010 10:37 AMA Time-Management Book Changed My Life! (Again.)A review of Laura Vanderkam's 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think.
April 3 2010 7:01 AMPreschoolers Know All About BrandsAnd that's a sign of intelligence.
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Dec. 1 2011 3:08 PMHow Many of the Best Books of 2011 Have You Read? (Don't Pretend You're Not Counting)
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Nov. 17 2011 11:03 AMIf 1 in 4 Women Is Really Using Mental Health Drugs, We have a Problem that Drugs Won't Fix.
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Nov. 4 2011 2:47 PMParents Looking to Infect Their Children with Chicken Pox Turn to Facebook, Mail and Pre-licked Lollipops.
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Nov. 1 2011 4:25 PM

Who Will Confront the Parents of the Bay Area Waldorf School with the 23 percent Vaccination Rate?

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Oct. 26 2011 11:05 AM

A Radical Approach to the Annual Problem of Kids and the Halloween Haul: Let Them Eat It.

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Oct. 20 2011 11:21 AM

Creative Teachers Struggle To Bring P.E. Into Schools Without Time or Money To Support It

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Oct. 18 2011 11:07 AM

Thanks to the NFL and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Little Boys Get to See Pink as Cool.

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Oct. 12 2011 12:57 PM

In Last Night's Debate, Ronald Reagan Had More To Say About the Economy Than the Debaters

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Oct. 7 2011 10:50 AM

Fed Up With Lunch by Sarah Wu is the DoubleX Book of the Week.

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Oct. 4 2011 11:04 AM

SNL's "Lil Poundcake" Misses the Joke on HPV

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Sept. 29 2011 2:52 PM

Fresh, Hot and Unhelpful: Research Says Adults With Kids Are Fatter Than Those Without

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Sept. 22 2011 1:08 PMDebating Whether to Leave New York City to Raise Kids.
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Sept. 20 2011 2:00 PMIUD Use Reduces the Risk of Cervical Cancer. Not to Mention Unwanted Pregnancy.
April 13 2010 7:14 AMHow to Love an Adopted ChildThe painful truth about adoption.



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 10:36 AM MacArthur Fellow Alison Bechdel Recounts Telling Her Mother About Her Best-Selling Memoir MacArthur Fellow Alison Bechdel recounts telling her mother about her best-selling memoir.
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
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Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
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Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 9:03 AM My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. And Then I Found Myself With Someone Like Dad.
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 8:27 AM Only Science Fiction Can Save Us! What sci-fi gets wrong about income inequality.
  Health & Science
Sept. 17 2014 10:20 AM White People Are Fine With Laws That Harm Blacks The futility of fighting criminal justice racism with statistics.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.