Thoughts on a wide range of topics, including, but not limited to, topics covered in my reporting to date.
An old friend from Finland, who has lived in the United States and visited many times, wrote to ask me to explain the results of the presidential election. I see it as THE BIG DISRUPTION. But this one wasn’t a disruption that came from the tech geniuses in Silicon...read more
I was glad that a parenting website was interested in writing an article about In Good Hands. The point of my book was not only to describe the twists and turns of an amazing case that slowly made its way through the criminal justice system, but to empower parents...read more
When I was in Columbia to promote my book, I arranged to meet with the three lawyers who represented Gail Cutro at her first trial. After a few rounds of email, we agreed to meet in a downtown bar on Sunday afternoon. I didn’t know what to expect. I hadn’t spoken to...read more
In Good Hands
Investigating Death, Mystery and the Lessons of Broken Trust in One Family Day Care
In Good Hands is a book about the importance of safe day care. It’s also the story of one family day care that parents loved even after a baby died. They continued to drop off their children after a second infant died in the home. Doctors ruled that both children were victims of sudden infant death syndrome, but that didn’t stop the police from launching a criminal investigation.