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Christina and Anne’s Selected Guest Blog Posts: 2012-14

  • Nov. 19, 2014, Top 14 Parenting Trends That Are In (and out!) on mom.me
  • Nov. 12, 2014, Navigating Private Elementary School Admissions on mom.me
  • Find all of Beyond The Brochure’s private school articles for Elizabeth Street in the slide show on Elizabeth Street 
  • LA Parent Cover March 2014June, 2014, What’s Not In My “About The Author” Section on Medium
  • March 2014, L.A. Compelling Schools, Competitive Admissions, L.A. Parent Magazine, Page 14
  • January 31, 2014, How To Prep For Your Kid’s Testing Day, Front Page on Elizabeth Street
  • November 5, 2013, Types of Admissions Directors You’ll Meet on Elizabeth Street
  • October 29, 2013, What Type Of Private Elementary School Is Best For Your Child? on Elizabeth Street
  • September 14, 2013, Which City Boasts The Highest Private Elementary School Tuition? On Elizabeth Street
  • December 13, 2013, Harvard Class of 2028 Or Just Another Preschool? On XOJane
  • LA Private School Moms’ “It Bags” By Campus on The Daily Truffle
  • August 1, 2013, Five Things To Consider When Applying To Top Private Elementary Schools on Elizabeth Street
  • July 15, 2013, Five Things You Can Do Now To Get A Head Start On Fall Admissions Frenzy on Elizabeth Street
  • Pricey Camps For LA Private School Kids: Where Do You Summer? on The Daily Truffle
  • April 10, 2103. ClubMomMe. My Agonizing Decision To Take Prescription Meds For Severe Morning Sickness
  • April 2, 2013. Kids In The House: Christina Simon is included with 450 noted parenting experts and moms on this go-to site. Christina’s topic: Mixed-Race parenting.
  • March 13, 2013, Black Friday: The Day L.A. Private Elementary Schools Send Out Admissions Letters on The Daily Truffle
  • March 27, 2013, Where Do LA Private School Kids Go For Spring Break? On The Daily Truffle
  • February 13, 2013, Fundraising at LA Private Elementary Schools on The Daily Truffle
  • The Cost Of LA Private School Tuition on The Daily Truffle
  • October 10, 2012, Preschool Roster on Silverlake Mom
  • March 30, 2012, Get The Scoop On Applying To L.A. Private Elementary Schools on Mommy Poppins
  • March 19, 2012, How To Apply To Private Elementary Schools in the Eagle Rock Patch (also published in the South Pasadena Patch)
  • January 14, 2012: When Moms Verbally Attack Each Other, We All Lose on Mamapedia
  • January 2, 2012: Sweet Talks with Christina Simon of Beyond The Brochure on  Salt and Nectar
2011
  • December 26,2011: “Why I De-Friended My Daughter’s Classmate on Facebook” – Mamapedia
  • Life Through A Multi-Racial Lens: Editor’s Pick for Cover on Open Salon by Anne Simon
  • November 21, 2011: “Why I Chose Private Elementary School Instead Of L.A. Public School” – MomsLA
  • November 8, 2011: “BFFs and Mean Girls: Why Best Friends Forever Can Be Harmful to Girls” – BlogHer
  • October 19, 2011: “A Mixed-Race Family Endures Harsh Glares, Comments From Strangers” – BlogHer
  • October 3, 2011: “Marriages Between Blacks and Whites Increased Dramatically, New Study Reports” – Syndicated on BlogHer
  • Dont’ Hit The Ball Back, Editor’s Pick on Open Salon
  • September 28, 2011: Life Through a Multi-Racial Lens” Editor’s Pick on – OpenSalon
  • September 14, 2011: “Supermoms Are Overrated” – Featured Post on BlogHer
  • August 31, 2011: “Being A Motherless Mother” Editor’s Pick for Cover on – OpenSalon
  • August 4, 2011: “Cocktail Play Dates: Do Wine And Kids Mix?” – BlogHer
  • July 27, 2011: “My Online Spat With The Today Show’s Mom Blogger Went Viral,” Editor’s Pick for Cover on – OpenSalon
  • July 27, 2011: “I slammed the door on my six-figure job” – Salon.com
  • July 20, 2011: “When My Step-Mom Stepped In,” Editor’s Pick For Cover on – OpenSalon
  • July 17, 2011: “Two Urban School Gardens: Small Spaces, Big Impact” Editor’s Pick For Cover On – OpenSalon
  • July 6, 2011: “Would You “Un-Friend” Your Friend’s Kid On FB?” -Editor’s Pick on OpenSalon
  • June 23, 2011: “Mean Girls Don’t Rule” – Scary Mommy
  • June 12, 2011: “Venice Of America” – Editor’s Pick for Cover on OpenSalon
  • June 7, 2011: “Que Sera Sera… She Was The Masterful One.” – OpenSalon
  • June 5, 2011: “As She Lay Dying” – Editor’s Pick For Cover on OpenSalon
  • May 16, 2011: “Oh, Those Blue Eyes: Raising Mixed-Race Kids” – Editor’s Pick for Cover on OpenSalon
  • April 11, 2011: “Where Did He Get Those Blue Eyes?” – The Mother Company
  • February 3, 2011: “Tips For Applying To Private Elementary Schools” – Macaroni Kid
  • January 5, 2011: “Battered Mommy Blogger Learns Valuable Lesson” – FishbowlLA
2010
  • December 3, 2010: “Mayim Bialik: Not in Gisele’s “Perfect Parenting” League” – E! Online