Sarah Menkedick
Writer

Sarah Menkedick is the author of Ordinary Insanity: Fear and the Silent Crisis of Motherhood in America,  out in April 2020 from Pantheon.

Written by Sarah Menkedick

Just for them. Photo by Pilar Olivares/Reuters

Essay/
Family life
Kid culture

In most cultures, kids tag along with grownups or mooch with friends but American life is heavy with ‘kid-friendly’ artifice

Sarah Menkedick

All photos by Jorge Santiago

Essay/
Travel
The migrant’s tale

Sure it’s progressive to sympathise with young undocumented migrants, but it also locks them into a victimhood narrative

Sarah Menkedick