Lisa Lombardi

Lisa Lombardi has written for Glamour, Cosmo, Shape, and The New York Times. The former Executive Editor of Health, she is co-author of What the Yuck?! The Freaky & Fabulous Truth About Your Body. She lives with her husband and her sons Henry and Gus.
The Joyful-yet-Trepidatious Parents’ Guide to Back to School
The safety strategies, recipes, product picks, lunches, treats, and more to help you ace back-to-school season.
Aug 19, 2021
The Underrated Trader Joe’s Ingredient That Makes the Best Little Treat
Especially when eaten with a handful of chocolate chips ...
Jan 17, 2021
Grocery Shopping Used to Be My Alone Time … Not Anymore
Moms grieve grocery shopping B.C. (Before Coronavirus).
Oct 30, 2020
Everything Feels Uncertain, So I Started Slicing Lemons
Personal Essay
When life gives you lemons, slice them.
Sep 22, 2020
A Newbie Parent Survival Guide to Halloween and Trick-or-Treating
So, you’re a parent now. And you can’t remember the last time you trick-or-treated. It’s lost in the fog of pre-high school memories, with some dim glorious idea of romping around your suburb after dark. But you have a toddler or a grade schooler, ready to trick-or-treat for the first time, and suddenly Halloween means something again. Where to start? Here are seven tips I’ve picked up over the years for keeping my kids happy, safe, and well-costumed.
Oct 13, 2017
6 Things Emotionally Healthy Families Do at the Dinner Table
Some nights it feels like a major feat if everyone in my family eats dinner — let alone the idea of us all doing it together. As in, at the same time. With both kids involved in travel sports and my husband and I ending work at different times, we often graze in shifts: My sons get fed by their sitter, I scarf down hummus and carrots (and, ahem, some brie), and my husband hoovers up the leftovers.
Sep 11, 2017