Linda Henry

Partial List of Published Articles

PARENTING MAGAZINE:
For a while, the kids practically paid for themselves: “Kids’ Passions” (November 2004); “Goodnight, Baby!” (April 2002); “Making Sense of Time” (March 2002); “Taking Your Toddler (Almost) Anywhere” (Oct. 1999);“Discovering Grace,”(May 2000); “Inside the Mind of a Baby” (May 1998, reprinted in BABY TALK in Oct. 2001 and 2003). Plus one I wrote under a pseudonym about my litigious ex-father-in-law.

READER'S DIGEST:
A Drama in Real Life about a guy who got lost on his jet-ski off Cozumel: “A Speck in an Endless Sea” (Nov. 1995).

GLAMOUR:
This was back when GLAMOUR wasn't so COSMO, obviously:
"Donating My Daughter's Organs" (May 1995);"Should Rapists Ever Be Set Free?” (Nov. 1993).

MINNESOTA MONTHLY:
The story of the first cold case cracked by matching DNA to the sex-offender data bank:“Evidence at 80 Below” (Nov. 1993).

BRIDE'S:
A good gig, from 1992 to 1993, writing articles about honeymooning in Jamaica and Mexico ("Where Disco Never Died"). I called myself "The Lone Honeymooner," since I was the only single in a world of couples.

LAKE COUNTRY JOURNAL
My column “Of Woodstoves & Websites” ran between 1999 and 2001, 18 essays about life as a single mother with a heart of gold.

Selected Works

Essays
My daughter likes depressing books. “Someone dies in the first chapter,” Grace says gleefully of a novel she can’t put down. Maybe this inclination comes naturally, growing up with the ghost of a sister she never knew. 
In which my Aspy son prevails against middle-school bullies. Adapted from "A Voice Not My Own"