Liane Kupferberg Carter Contributor

Liane Kupferberg Carter Liane is the mother of two adult sons, one of whom has autism and epilepsy. Liane is a journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in more than 40 publications. As a community activist, she has worked with both national and local organizations.

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Gadget Graveyard

April 9, 2014
useless kitchen gadgets

Kitchen gadgets have sex appeal. They’re all shiny and new. You think they’ll change your life… They’re just countertop candy. Kitchen porn that teases but doesn’t deliver.
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Wandering and Autism: Our Son’s Experience

March 5, 2014
wandering and autism

When Mickey was younger, he wandered. Or bolted. Even now, when he gets upset he’ll threaten, “I’m going to run away!”
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Marriage and Passion Travel

April 16, 2013
Marriage and Passion

What will this year bring, I wonder. Ancient Sumerian texts? Thermal oceanography? Conversational Urdu?
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Touring For Colleges With An Autistic Young Adult

April 2, 2013
Touring For Colleges With An Autistic Young Adult

Mickey understands that college is the step that comes after high school, so “college” is the word we are all using for wherever he goes next.
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The Crazy Cat Lady

April 24, 2012

When do you cross over the border between pet lover and crazy cat lady?
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Middle-Aged Facebook Junkie

April 3, 2012
boomers on facebook

I'm a middle-aged mom and I love Facebook.
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Confessions of a Perfume Slut

March 27, 2012

I can't be faithful to just one fragrance. I have serial love affairs; no signature scent for me.
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