Asha Dornfest

ONE Mom Asha Dornfest is the founder and editor of Parent Hacks, a blog that shares "forehead-smackingly smart parenting tips." She's also the coauthor of Minimalist Parenting: Enjoy Modern Family Life More by Doing Less, with Christine Koh.

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The easiest thing in the world

The easiest thing in the world

We all love ONE, but when they ask us to contact our members of Congress — actually call or visit an actual congressperson — does your stomach do a flip? Mine does. Calling a congressional office seems so intimidating. But then I did it. Pittsburgh ONE members calling their members of Congress at a call…...
ONEMoms in Ethiopia: Home, and everything’s different

ONEMoms in Ethiopia: Home, and everything’s different

Photo caption: Learning about agricultural education in Ethiopia. | ONE/Karen Walrond After 31 hours of travel, I’m home. I slept in my bed, I’m sitting on my couch. I still haven’t seen my family — they’re flying home this evening from a visit to Gramma. I can’t WAIT to see them. This is t......

Answers from Ethiopia: Responses to your questions

ONE Mom Blogger and Parent Hacks founder Asha Dornfest traveled to Ethiopia with ONE this October. This blog post is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. This piece was originally published on her Babble column Accidental Expert. A week before I left for Ethiopia with ONEMoms, I spoke to a thoughtful, engaged group&helli......
ONEMoms in Ethiopia: First health, then happiness

ONEMoms in Ethiopia: First health, then happiness

ONE Mom Blogger and Parent Hacks founder Asha Dornfest is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This blog post is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. This piece was originally published on her site. How can you possibly sum this photo up? Photo credit: ONE/Karen Walrond Before you can be happy, you…...
ONEMoms in Ethiopia: Visiting schools in Mojo

ONEMoms in Ethiopia: Visiting schools in Mojo

ONE Mom Blogger and Parent Hacks founder Asha Dornfest is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This blog post is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. This piece was originally published on her site. Photo Caption: A classroom in a Mojo high school   My respect for educators took another leap when…...
ONEMoms in Ethiopia: Bridging worlds with handmade scarves

ONEMoms in Ethiopia: Bridging worlds with handmade scarves

ONE Mom Blogger and Parent Hacks founder Asha Dornfest is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This blog post is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. This piece was originally published on her site. Sometimes an idea seems so obvious, it’s a wonder no one’s ever thought to do it before. Such…...
ONEMoms in Ethiopia: Celebrating at Mary Joy

ONEMoms in Ethiopia: Celebrating at Mary Joy

ONE Mom Blogger and Parent Hacks Founder Asha Dornfest is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This blog post is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. This piece was originally published on her site. Hello, Parenthackers! It’s the end of Day 2 in Ethiopia with ONEMoms, and we are learning and experiencing s......

ONEMoms in Ethiopia: Arrival and first impressions

ONE Mom Blogger and Parent Hacks Founder Asha Dornfest is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This blog post is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. This piece was originally published on her site. Photo credit: ONE/Karen Walrond After two days of flying (and five hours of flight delays), we’ve arrived in......
Square ONE: Educating myself about Africa

Square ONE: Educating myself about Africa

ONE Mom Blogger and Parent Hacks Founder Asha Dornfest is traveling to Ethiopia with ONE in October. This blog post is part of our coverage in the lead up to the trip. This piece was originally published on her site. I don’t know which language is spoken in Ethiopia. I can only identify the location…...