Author Archives: Michelle Kennedy


Michelle Kennedy

Michelle Kennedy is the mother of five (almost 6) and the author of nine books on parenting issues, published by Barron's. She also authored the memoir, "Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (With Kids) in America," published by Viking in 2005. In addition, her work has appeared in The New York Times, Salon.com, Family Circle, Redbook and many other publications.

The Day My Teenage Son Ran Away

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6 a.m. on Saturday morning is not my favorite time of day. O.K. — 6 a.m. on any morning is not my favorite time of day, but particularly on Saturday because I think I should be allowed to sleep more. My husband, John, however, always wakes up that early and it was his loud voice […]