BARBARA’S BOOK

Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Wrestling with God: Stories of Doubt and Faith" book cover with photo of author Barbara Falconer Newhall

"Any seeker of any faith will be blessed to read the words of this fine author and observer."

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Kindergarten Looms for a 5-Year-Old and His Mom

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, February 16, 1986 I slipped a sheet of paper across the breakfast table toward Peter, then rolled a … [Read more...]

Mom With Kids — The Home Office Blues

This old Oakland Tribune column is riddled with late-20th-century artifacts: videocassettes, an Apple desktop, an 8086 microprocessor, He-Man toys, a … [Read more...]

The Center of the Universe Lives at Our House

Note: Our oldest kid is about to have a kid of his own. This heads-up is for him. By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, June 28, 1987   … [Read more...]

The Politics of Housework, Revisited

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, August 16, 1987 Clean. One can be too preoccupied with clean. Or so I thought until a few weeks … [Read more...]

Confessions of a So-So Wife: The Night I Forgot to Make Dinner

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, June 14, 1987 It was going to be the dinner hour of my dreams, the married life I had imagined for … [Read more...]