Beth Greenfield is a full-time senior writer at Yahoo Parenting, where she’s covered topics from midwifery and the science of gender selection to negotiating life with a transgender child and raising kids on a commune. She is the author of a memoir, Ten Minutes From Home (Crown, 2010), selected by Barnes & Nobles Discover Great New Authors. She received her M.A. in journalism from New York University and has since written about travel, entertainment, gay culture, real estate and parenting for publications including The New York Times, Esquire, Forbes, Budget Travel, Lonely Planet guidebooks, Out, Time Out New York Kids, Better Homes & Gardens, Whole Living and Time Out New York, where she was the gay-culture editor for nearly a decade. She lives in New York City and Provincetown.