Sarah Wheeler

Sarah Wheeler is the author of the newsletter Momspreading: The inexpert endeavors of a so-called parenting expert. She is a writer and educational psychologist based in Oakland, California.

Sarah Wheeler

MOTHER FIGURES

My Therapist Mothers Me Like No One Else Can

I adore my children, my husband, my family of origin, my friends. But this work, and the woman who does it with me, is in many ways my life’s great love.

Parenting

How To Teach Kids Not To Erase Disability

Tips for teaching kids that one kind of mind or body aren't better than others.

Parenting

How To Get Your Nervous Kid To Let You Put A Covid Test Up Their Nose

Helpful tips for acclimating our squirmy little kids to the testing process.

Parenting

How To Survive Kindergarten Tour Season

It helps to remember there's no such thing as a "best" school

Parenting

The Co-Housing Community That Rescued Me From The Isolation Of Parenting

In a parenting era when everyone felt isolated, we were anything but.

Parenting

Emily Oster Can’t Have It Both Ways

Why 'The Family Firm' and the optimization of parenting are making me sad.