Family Practice:
An Occasional Column by
“Dr.” Amy Fusselman

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Amy Fusselman is not a doctor. She will occasionally write about issues relevant to those trying to live harmoniously in a nuclear family system.

Amy’s books, The Pharmacist’s Mate and 8 are available in our store. Her new book, Savage Park is out now. She also edits the art and literary journal Ohio Edit.

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Should You Get Your Kid a Cellphone? A Guide (3/10/2016)

I Wanna Be Your Grandma-Mom (12/3/2015)

The Great Cookbook Breakdown, Part 3: On Imagining (1/16/2015)

The Great Cookbook Breakdown, Part 2: Cookbooks for Daydreamers (11/4/2014)

The Great Cookbook Breakdown, Part 1 (10/7/2014)

On Becoming More Terrible (1/14/2014)

On RONR (10/1/2013)

On Holding Steady (7/23/2013)

Restaveks and the Uneaten Lunch (6/4/2013)

The Crosswalk, Plus, A Wormhole (5/13/2013)

On Needing to Put on Your Shoes (4/19/2013)

On Eyes, Ears, and Marriage (3/7/2013)

On Watching Kids Play Sports (2/14/2013)

Welcome to My Educationorium (1/8/2013)

On Big and Little Dogs (11/28/2012)

On Deepening Beauty (11/6/2012)

“Dr.” Fusselman’s Handy Guide to Minivan Stick-Figure Decals (10/25/2012)

On Not Understanding Coffee (10/4/2012)

Credo for Raising a Powerful Girl and the Bodywash’s Song (8/31/2012)

10 Must-Do Things Doctor Party Says to Do For Your Next Party By Doctor Party; Plus, a Wormhole (8/10/2012)

On “Feating” and “Reating” (7/12/2012)

Grand Rounds: Letters to a Young Sciatica Sufferer; Plus, The Way of the Parent: A Brief Guide (6/28/2012)

Choosing a Babysitter and Some Stuff About Love (6/12/2012)

End-of-Year Teacher Giftology: The Complete Guide (5/21/2012)

On the Four Components of a Child’s Psyche; Plus: a Business Proposal and an Open Call (5/15/2012)

On Children’s Books (4/25/2012)

On Wormholes (4/3/2012)

On the Subject of Art in a Child’s Room (3/16/2012)

Birthday Parties are Different Now (2/27/2012)

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