I have also been a regular contributor at Brain Child, Babble, Running Times, She Loves Magazine, EthnoTraveler, and A Life Overseas.
New York Times
Modern Love A Child of Two Worlds
Modern Love Podcast
A Child of Two Worlds, read by Mireille Enos
A Muslim, a Christian, and a Baby Named God
Now published in the Norton Reader Anthology!
When I was a Health Risk to Society
Are Missionary Kids Missionaries?
Why I’m Afraid of American Christians
I’m Not Called to Keep My Kids Safe
Book Review: Dangerous Territory
Learning to Love Modern Day Lepers
Another Mother Runner
Running Fartleks on the Golf Course
Seven Months into the Pandemic and I’m Still Talking about Butt Foam
A Tale of Lost Luggage and the Kindness of Runners
Red Letter Christians
Americans Demand Freedom, But For What?
What Happened When I Lost My Literary Agent. Twice.
How (and why) to Tell the Stories of “Quiet” Influencers
The Most Unlikely Marathoners in the World (Somaliland Marathon)
Breaking the Fast in a Broken World
Church for the Broken and Weary
The Grit and Grace Project
When You Feel Alone in Your Beliefs, Try This.
Somaliland, My First Heartbreak
The Sunlight Press
On the Run in Djibouti City (feature article and magazine cover)
This American Man and his Family are on the Front Lines of the Global Refugee Crisis
The Big Roundtable
What Not to Say to the Parents of Boarding School Kids (picked up from Brain Child)
The Curator Magazine
Searching for the Divine in Djibouti
The Other Journal
10 Arguments for Letting Kids Stay Inside All Day
When Breastfeeding Doesn’t Work
5 Things Cigaal Shidaad Taught a Foreigner
Christian Science Monitor
Running While Female and Foreign
The Smart Set
Pleasure and Pain, in The Smart Set
Bring a Big Knife to School Day, *2013 Best American Travel Writing Notable Essay
All Beans, No Tomatoes: work, uncertainty and faith in the Horn of Africa
Beyond the Blog
What Happens When Your Essay is Chosen for the Modern Love Podcast
I Know I Should Boast about Battle Scars
How to Wake Up a Teenager in 16 Easy Steps
Things No One Told Me About Grief
Mommy, Why Do Muslims Do a Dance When They Pray?
Contributor Blog Posts at Brain, Child
I Don’t Promise to Keep My Kids Safe
What Not to Say to the Parents of Boarding School Kids
Samia, Somalia, and Running for Last Place
Pirates, Presidents, and a 15k
Running the Streets of Djibouti, Djibouti
Interview with the Somali National Team
Grown and Flown
Running Mentors – print magazine
Family Fun Magazine
Family Olympics, keeping in touch long distance
Being an American Mom, Raising Kids in Djibouti
To the Mom Who Just Had Twins: You Can Do This
22 Ways Teenagers are Basically Super-Sized Toddlers
Dear Mom of the Crying Baby on the Airplane, *top Babble post
When Letting Go Means Leaning into Mystery, *editor’s pick
When Letting Go is Right But Still Breaks Your Heart
How to Go on a Marriage Retreat Without Going on a Marriage Retreat, *editor’s pick of the month
When All the Other Moms Still Have Babies
Am I a Bad Mother or Has Africa Run Out of Shoes?
Desperate, Dependent, Breathless Parenting
Are You Mom Enough? *included in upcoming anthology (October 2014)
Fearfully and Wonderfully Drawn
Diapers, Nursing, Clinging to Christ
Christ and Pop Culture
#Bringbackourgirls, Helping and Hoping in the Face Remote Tragedy
Another Chance to Be Afraid – and Trust God
and so many more!
Mothers Always Write
Contributing Blogger at SheLoves Magazine and A Life Overseas. Other guest blog posts.