The Author

Kate Stone Lombardi has been a regular contributor to the New York Times for 20 years. For seven years, she wrote a popular column, “County Lines” for the paper’s regional section.

She has written extensively about family life and health. In addition to the Times, Kate’s work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal,, Parenting Magazine, as well as several other national publications. Some of her most popular columns have been about her own family  – check out the links below.

She is the winner of six Clarion Awards for journalism from Women in Communications, as well as The Art of Communications Award from Victim Assistant Services.

Kate received a BA from Williams College and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University. She has taught writing in a variety of venues, including the Hudson Valley Writers Center and the Coachman Family Center, which serves homeless children.

Kate is the mother of two adult children. She lives in Westchester County, New York, with her husband Michael.

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