Amy Whipple

Amy Whipple

Writer, mother, Amy Whipple

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Pittsburgh Magazine

Choosing A Family

Frequent PM contributor Amy Whipple always intended to become a foster parent. Now the adoptive mother of a 3-year-old boy, she shares the story of her new family.

VICE

Let's All Laugh at How Depressed We Are for a Sec - Tonic

Let's All Laugh at How Depressed We Are for a Sec -...

Medium

My son is not a burned-down house – Amy Whipple – Medium

One July afternoon, I arrive for daycare pickup to find my two-year-old’s eyes rolled — seemingly stuck — up and to the right.

The Guardian

Facing my fear: I'm a hopeless extrovert, and I adopted a nonverbal child | Amy Whipple

I didn’t realize when I opened my home and my heart that I’d also be opening myself to the type of silence I’d spent the rest of my life avoiding...

The Guardian

On Mother's Day and every day, I'm grateful to all who help raise my child | Amy Whipple

My foster son and I are always surrounded by women who love and support us, hold us up and cheer us on...

The Guardian

I helped raise everyone else's kids. Now I can raise one of my own | Amy Whipple

I was always the non-familial caretaker, but I had more than enough love – and resources, and skills – to bring a child into my home...

storyburgh.org

Loving a “24-hour” child – Storyburgh

Loving a “24-hour” child – Storyburgh

storyburgh.org

“In this house there isn’t chaos” – Storyburgh

“In this house there isn’t chaos” – Storyburgh

storyburgh.org

The Map of James – Storyburgh

The Map of James – Storyburgh

Pittsburgh Magazine

Unusual Events & Things Good to Know in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh ...

This month: 412 Food Rescue, the Pittsburgh Tea Festival and Honors to Prom

Pittsburgh Magazine

Unusual Events & Things Good to Know in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh ...

This month: Punk Prom, a smelly plant and celebrity birds.

Pittsburgh Magazine

Unusual Events & Things Good to Know in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh ...

This month: Downtown's first dog park, 2017 Vision Board Meet-Up and the Animal Rescue League finds a new home.

Pittsburgh Magazine

Unusual Events & Things Good to Know in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh ...

This month: The Tekko anime convention, 2016 U.S. Open Events and Voodoo Brewing Company's new business model.

Pittsburgh Magazine

Unusual Events & Things Good to Know in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh ...

This month: The Steel City Reptile Expo, overdue steel city comebacks, and area teens make TV about making TV.

Pittsburgh Magazine

Getting My Fish Fry Fix at St. Rosalia's - Pittsburgh Magazine - April 2016 - Pittsburgh, PA

Getting My Fish Fry Fix at St. Rosalia's - Pittsbur...