Mia Geiger

mia-new-cropped.jpg I’m a freelance writer specializing in profiles, book reviews and essays, as well as parenting topics. My work has appeared in American Way, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Portfolio, MSN, Scholastic Parent & Child, Family Fun, More, AARP, The Denver Post, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, mom.me, The Mid, Mothering, Pittsburgh Parent, Baton Rouge Parent, Westchester Family Magazine, Philadelphia Style, Costco Connection, and The Philadelphia Business Journal, among other publications. I live in the Philadelphia area with my husband, daughter and way-too-well-fed cat.

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The Washington Post
Books to ease the back-to-school transition
Focus on your kids’ strengths to help them succeed 
New children’s books that celebrate dads
Ignore Tantrums, and Other Parenting Lessons from the Wild
Get your kids ready for the upcoming April holidays with these books
Q&A with Jancee Dunn, author of How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids 
Q&A with Joanna Faber, author of How To Talk So  Little Kids Will Listen
Books to read to your little loves this Valentine’s Day
Frazzled/Q&A with Booki Vivat
How to teach your kids to lose (and why that’s okay) 
Cozy up with these books 
These books spread holiday joy
Thanksgiving Books To Read With Your Kids
Children’s Halloween Books That Are A Real Treat
What Great Parents Do/book review 
Soothe Back-To-School Jitters With These Books 
Q&A with Kimberly Palmer, author of Smart Mom, Rich Mom
Goodnight, Elephant & Piggie/Q&A with Mo Willems 
Parent Hacks to the Rescue!
Review of Valentine’s Day Books
Review of Imaginary Fred
Review of Peanut Butter & Brains
Review of The Day The Crayons Came Home 
Review of What Pet To Get, by Dr. Seuss
Review of A Handful of Stars

Q&As
American Way: Recipe for Success (Mystery Writers of America Cookbook)
American Way: Man of Mystery: (Q&A with Harlan Coben)
American WayCultvating Second Chances (Q&A with Emily Spivack)
American Way: Saving the Libraries: (Q&A with photographer Robert Dawson)
American Way: Good Taste (Q&A with Sugarfina entrepreneurs)
American Way: Whipping Up a Treat (Q&A with Yvonne Ruperti, author of One Bowl Baking)
American Way: Frozen Wonders: (Q&A with cookbook author Lindsay Clendaniel)
SecondAct: A.J. Jacob’s Quest for Perfection

Interviews
Costco Connection: Interview with author Karin Slaughter
Costco Connection: Interview with author Lynn Cullen
SecondAct: How to Squash Bad Habits
Portfolio: Entrepreneur Cashes in on Money-Saving Tips

Reviews
The Plain Dealer: The Professionals (Owen Laukkanen)
MSN: Ten Buzz-Worthy Books for Young Adults
AARP: Cracking Cases – and Heads (Loren D. Estleman)
Philadelphia Inquirer: The Most Dangerous Thing (Laura Lippman)

Humor/Essays
The Washington Post: Essay: The Secrets I Still Want My Teen To Learn 
The Washington Post: Essay: She’s over her Barbie days. I’m not.
The Mid: Humor: Ode To My Jeans

 

 

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