Other Published Work

Parenting Columns

A Baby Without Anxiety? Maybe This Time
The Los Angeles Newspaper Group

An Open Letter to the Me Before Kids
melissaheckscher.com

An Open Letter to My Husband’s iPhone
melissaheckscher.com

The Challenges and Joys of Raising a Spirited Child
The Los Angeles Newspaper Group

 Too Many Kids?
The Los Angeles Newspaper Group

Former Dating Columnist Now on Other Side of White Picket Fence
The Los Angeles Newspaper Group

News Features:

Ex-NFL Star Eric Stevens Battles ALS and Finds Hope in New Treatment
The Beach Reporter/ Southern California News Group

How a Family Tragedy Inspired a Redondo Beach Teen to Become a Youth Pastor
The Beach Reporter/ Southern California News Group

Starting a Family in the Face of HIV
The Los Angeles Newspaper Group

Human-Elephant Conflict, Explained
The Associated Press

Take it From This Pooch: It’s a Dog-Eat-Dog World
The Los Angeles Daily News

Watching his Mother’s Life Go Up in Flames
The Daily Breeze

Advice Columns: