“Alcohol’s Good For You? Some Scientists Doubt It,” Roni Caryn Rubin, The NY Times
“Annals of Drinking,” Joan Acocella, the New Yorker
“Are You an Alcoholic?” The Wall Street Journal
“Gender Bender,” New York magazine

Happy Hour Becoming a Way of Life for Women,” Mackenzie Carpenter, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“High-Functioning, but Still Alcoholics,” The NY Times
“Women on a Binge,” Time magazine
“A Heroine of Cocktail Moms Sobers Up,” The NY Times
“Binge Drinking: It’s Not Just For Kids Anymore,” The Los Angeles Times
“Can Sips At Home Prevent Binges?”, Eric Asimov, The NY Times
“Challenging Old Assumptions About Alcohol,” Martin Downs, The NY Times
“Cooking with Dexter”: Punch Line by Pete Wells
“Cosmopolitan Moms,” Stacy Lu, The NY Times
“Genie in a Bottle,” ELLE magazine
“Hitting the Bottle: The Rise and Fall of the Tipsy Mommy Blogger,”
“Mixing Drinks With Work and Staying Sober, Too”, Kim Severson, The NY Times

“Mom, Businesswoman, Alcoholic: A Mother Climbs Out of the Depths of Addiction,” Colleen Mastony, Chicago Tribune

“My Sobering Secret,” Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, mommy track’d

“Night Train to Sobriety,” by Anne Lamott, Salon
“Patterns: Drinking Age Affects Bingeing, to a Point,” Eric Nagourney, The NY Times
“Teach Drinking,” John McCardell, from “15 Ways to Fix the World,” The Atlantic Monthly
“The Drinking Diaries: Go Ahead, Have Another: Four Women Plumb Their Own Complicated Relationships with Alcohol,” Marie Claire Magazine
“The Secret Lives of Female Alcoholics,” USA Today
“Women Behind Bars,” Eric Felten, WSJ
Binge Drinking: It’s Not Just For Kids Anymore, The Los Angeles Times
Drinking DUI Arrests Rise Among Women, AP News
Harry Potter and the Pint of Liquid Courage, Tara Parker-Pope, The NYT
Moms Who Drink: No Joking After the Schuler Tragedy, Ada Calhoun, Time Magazine online
Motherlode, “Should a 5-year-old sip Daddy’s Drink?” Lisa Belkin, The NY Times


Baby on Bored, Stefanie Wilder-Taylor blog
Christina Gombar’s blog
Claudia Black, expert on addiction and recovery

Guide to Literary Agents

Hello Sunday Morning

Liza Monroy’s blog
Mommy Wants Vodka
Proof: Alcohol & American Life, NY Times blog

Single Mom Seeking
The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin
The High Functioning Alcoholic, Sarah Allen Benton
The Science Inside Alcohol blog


“The Desiderata,” Max Ehrmann
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)
Al-Anon and Alateen
Dr. Janet Woititz
International Center for Alcohol Policy Conference
Moderation Management
Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol & Your Health
Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse
Women for Sobriety