Kitty Black

Kitty Black won her first/only writing award for The Big Fish, heroically competing against 20 other six-year-olds. Her background in psychology and research is ironically irrelevant to parenting, as her children wander away when she asks them why they tipped jelly into the plant. Kitty can be found wondering what's going on at her blog Playing with Fireworks.


It’s possible to thrive in parenthood as an introvert—here’s how

Are you an introvert or an extrovert, mama?


My son has always been an autistic child—his diagnosis changed my world, not his

There was never a moment when he was not autistic. Everything he sees in the world is viewed through that lens—everything he has eaten, loved, touched, watched and engaged with has been through the ability of his autistic brain.