NYC writer. Editor. Adjunct professor. West Village local. Avid traveler. Music, art, dance lover. Lit nerd. Currently living the freelance life while tackling the most rewarding role yet — mom (aka. the most wonderful and amazing descriptor I’ve ever … or will ever … have).
I graduated as an English major from Cornell and received my masters in journalism from New York University. As a print magazine veteran, I now spend much of my professional time writing and editing in the online world. Check out some of my clips … on everything from wellness and health to parenting, politics, and pop culture.
~Barbara Kimberly Seigel
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur for kids: 16 creative ways to mark the occasion
15 kindergarten prep activities to get kids ready for the classroom
What is kindergarten and at what age do kids start?
How to celebrate Passover with kids: 9 engaging ideas for the springtime holiday
How to celebrate Purim with kids: 9 fun ideas for the festive spring holiday
Baby scooting instead of crawling: Is this normal?
Do babies say mama or dada first?
When do babies start sucking their thumb?
Keeping my kid from his grandparents has been our family’s pandemic heartbreak
Here’s Why Your Baby Seems To Cough Up Phlegm All The Time
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Gives The New Year New Meaning
I Couldn’t Pee and Other Things I Didn’t Expect After My C-Section
Infertility Made Me Feel Broken. Motherhood Has Helped Me Heal
Is Making Friends as a New Mom Harder Than Dating?
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Wedding Day Detail Recap: Everything You *Won’t* See
6 Celeb Moms Tell Us When They Realized: OMG, I’m Becoming My Mother!
Teachers Explain Exactly Why Betsy DeVos Would Be a Disaster for Our Kids
This Election Makes the Thought of Having Kids Even Scarier Than It Already Is
10 Ways to Inspire Your Kids — Courtesy of ‘Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls’ Co-Founder, Meredith Walker
Anne Holton, Our Potential Next ‘Second Lady,’ Gives Us a Peek Inside Her World
Bernie Sanders Ends His Campaign — but Not Without an Emotional Exit (VIDEO)
Cecile Richards Knows Health Care Is Your Right — & Becoming a Mom Is Your Choice
Mom Gets Backlash for Standing Up for Her Daughter’s Right to Wear Pants to School
Mindy Kaling Is the Friend Women Want & the Role Model They Need
Patti Smith: Our Punk Poet Laureate Who Allows Herself to See Life Like No One Else
5 Tips to Make Your Kids Even Healthier, Courtesy of FLOTUS Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama Is Passionate About ‘Let’s Move!’ Because She’s a Mom, Too
Why SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is More Than Just a Feminist Meme
5 Reasons Bernie Sanders Was the Real Winner of the Iowa Caucus
Poll Shows All the Cool Girls Are #TeamBernie
5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Reduce Stress
Cindy Crawford: I Want to Help Cancer Patients Maintain a Sense of Normalcy
Mariska Hargitay: How Olivia Benson Inspired Me to Help Victims of Abuse
B. Smith on Living With Alzheimer’s: ‘I Am Fighting Right Now’
Filmmaker Jessie Kahnweiler Takes Ownership of Her Eating Disorder
Learn How 2 Sisters Found Body Confidence in 2 Very Different Ways
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