ARTICLES

Alexa Joy Sherman has written for a long list of national consumer magazines, including American Baby, Family Circle, Parents, Vegetarian Times, Woman’s Day and Women’s Health, and has created content for leading digital titles including Time Out Los Angeles. She specializes in a wide range of topics, from health and beauty to travel and entertainment. Sherman is also a skilled editor, having held executive- and senior-level positions at publications including Shape and Natural Health, as well as trade magazines including HITS, EYE LASH, NAILPRO and DAYSPA. Please click on the articles linked below to view writing samples.

CLIPS BY CATEGORY

(Writing samples, if not linked, are available upon request.)

TRAVEL/LIFESTYLE

Rocky Mountain High — DAYSPA, January 2019

L.A.’s 10 Best Fireworks Shows for the 4th of July – Care.com, July 2017

The 5 Best Places for SoCal Strawberry Picking – Care.com, June 2017

The 5 Best Los Angeles Mommy Blogs You Need to Read Now – Care.com, June 2017

The Best Kids Activities in L.A. — Time Out Los Angeles, April 2016

The Best Outdoor Playgrounds in Los Angeles — Time Out Los Angeles, January 2014

Stress-free Vacations — Toddler, Summer 2009

HEALTH & PSYCHOLOGY

Scents and Sensibility — DAYSPA, January 2018

Breast Cancer Survivor Liz Shinohara — Working Mother, October 2013
►6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health — Natural Health, January/February 2013
Generation We — Natural Health, September/October 2012

►Don’t Let The Kids’ Bugs Bite — Natural Health, September/October 2012

►Check Your Charities — Natural Health, September/October 2012

►Toxic Shockers — Natural Health, July/August 2012

►Declare Your Independence — Natural Health, July/August 2012

►Unbreak Your Heart — Natural Health, February 2012

►Quiz: Is Your Doctor Good Enough? — Health, September 2010

►Develop Your Social Netiquette — Viv, March/April 2010

►Wristy Business — Weight Watchers, Jan/Feb 2010

►The Truth About Cats and Dogs — Viv, July/August 2009

Attack Back! — Weight Watchers, Jan/Feb 2009

►Head-to-Toe Pain Relief — Womans Day, February 12, 2008

►Best Rx for Tummy Troubles — Womans Day, February 1, 2008

►New Hope for Treatment-Resistant Depression — Shape, December 2005

►Too Much of a Good Thing — Womens Health, November/December 2005

►When a Friend is Depressed — Shape, November 2005

BEAUTY

Software Solutions — NAILPRO, October 2017

Staying PowerEYE LASH, July/August 2017

Manis on DemandNAILPRO, June 2017

Lash ForwardEYE LASH, May/June 2017

Image MakersNAILPRO, May 2017

Hollywood File “Match Point”NAILPRO, April 2017

Hollywood File “Nude Attitude”NAILPRO, March 2017

Hollywood File “Game On”NAILPRO, February 2017

Hollywood File “Precious Metals”NAILPRO, January 2017

The Healthy HandbookEYE LASH, January/February 2017

►What Is Natural? — New You, Spring 2013

ENTERTAINMENT/CELEBRITY PROFILES

Rare Beauty (Elizabeth Taylor Profile) — EYE LASH, October 2015

Groovy, Baby! (Jean Shrimpton Profile) — EYE LASH, June/July 2015

Prime Time for Veggies — Vegetarian Times, March 2014

Soap and Glory (Haley Pullos Q&A) — Vegetarian Times, December 2013
Sirius Vegan (Robin Quivers Q&A) — Vegetarian Times, October 2013
►Gwen in Doubt (No Doubt cover story) — JUMP, June/July 2000

►How Sweet It Is (Jessica Simpson cover story) — JUMP, April 2000

►Rock & Roland (Collective Soul interview) — HITS, May 1999

►Destiny Turns on The Radio (Jim Brickman interview) — HITS, March 1999

►More Than Zero (Remy Zero interview) — HITS, October 1998

►Isaak Haze (Chiris Isaak interview) — HITS, October 1998

►The Cold Hard Proof (Everclear interview) — HITS, October 1997

►The Butler Did It (Love Spit Love/Richard Butler interview) — HITS, September 1997

►Kind Of A Drag (k.d. lang interview) — HITS, July 1997

►I Drink, Therefore I Am (Charlatans U.K. interview) — HITS, July 1997

PREGNANCY & PARENTING

The Best Apps for Pregnancy — Fit Pregnancy, December/January 2014
How to Calm Your Overactive Child — Parents, December 2013
Baby Sleep Training Basics — New Parent, Spring/Summer 2013
►Sibling Revelry — Baby & Toddler, Spring/Summer 2013
►Top Docs Talk Shots — American Baby, August 2012
A Guide to Baby Illnesses — New Parent, Spring/Summer 2012

►The Power of Play — Baby & Toddler, Spring/Summer 2012

►How to Keep Your Cutie Snug This Winter — Parents, December 2011

►Picky Feeding — Baby & Toddler, Fall/Winter 2011

What Modern Moms Know — Parents, October 2011

►Wait It Out! — American Baby, April 2011

►The Secret Sadness — American Baby, March 2011

►Is Your New Baby Making You Exhausted? — New Parent, Spring/Summer 2011

►Adventures in Babyproofing — American Baby, January 2011

►Is Your Baby Too Big? — American Baby, October 2010

►New Mom Body Bummers — American Baby, September 2010

►Brain Power — Baby & Toddler, Fall/Winter 2010

►Encouraging Social Success — Baby & Toddler, Spring/Summer 2010

►Preg-ohhh! — American Baby, April 2010

►Mighty Mouth — American Baby, December 2009

►Quick Fixes for Picky Eaters — American Baby, September 2009

►Star Games — Toddler, Summer 2009

►Spring Fever — Toddler, Spring 2009

►Ultimate Guide to Skiing With Your Toddler — Toddler, Winter 2008

►Ready to Read? — Toddler, Winter 2008

►Breastfeeding Secrets — New Parent, Spring/Summer 2008

►Team Players — Toddler, Fall 2008

►Aquarium Adventures — Toddler, Summer 2008

►Playground Rules — Toddler, Spring 2008

►It’s Time! — New Parent, Fall/Winter 2007

►Fever Facts — Toddler, Fall 2007

►Cultivating Courtesy — Toddler, Spring 2007

►Almost Perfect — Fit Pregnancy, February/March 2007

►Baby Yourself — New Parent, Spring/Summer 2006

DIET & NUTRITION

Do Lunch Right — Fitness, September, 2014
Dig In! The Best Foods for Weight Loss — Fitness, May, 2014
Make Over Your Metabolism — Fitness, February, 2014
6 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight — Fitness, May 2013
Is Your Diet Making You Mad? — Fitness, March 2012

►The Get-Real Diet — Vegetarian Times, January/February 2012

The 10 Commandments of Dieting, Debunked — Fitness, June 2011

►This is why you need the food police — Viv, January/February 2011

►Excuse-Proof Your Diet — Fitness, September 2010

►Six Simple Strategies to Stop Stealth Weight Gain — Viv, July/August 2010

►Going Round and Round? — Weight Watchers, March/April 2010

►Stay-Trim Tricks of the Trade — Fitness, March 2010

►Exercise Makes You Fat! (And Three Other Lies...) — Viv, January/February 2010

►Weekend Update — Weight Watchers, September/October 2008

►Outside the Box — Weight Watchers, July/August 2008

►Where’s the Beef? — Weight Watchers, May/June 2008

►Under Pressure — Weight Watchers, March/April 2008

►No Place Like Home — Weight Watchers, January/February 2008

Why Marriage Makes You Fat (and What You Can Do About It) — Family Circle, November 2007

►Outsmart Holiday Pounds — Family Circle, December 2006

►Stuff the Turkey, Not Yourself — Family Circle, November 2006

 

SEX & RELATIONSHIPS

►Can Your Relationships Be Saved? — Viv, May/June 2008

►The “Curse” of the Skinny Siblings — Looking Good Now, January/February 2007

►Combat the Critics — Looking Good Now, January 2006

►Surviving Family Fights — Looking Good Now, November/December 2005

►Dieting While Dealing With a Hungry Spouse — Looking Good Now, October 2005

►Helping Your Overweight Child — Looking Good Now, September 2005

►Be Your Own Cupid — Shape, February 2005

►Looking For Love? Uh Uh. — O: The Oprah Magazine, October 2004

►What's Happened to You Since High School? — Marie Claire, May 2001

WEDDINGS/BRIDAL

►Pushing the Envelope — Los Angeles Weddings, Spring 2008

FITNESS & EXERCISE

►The Best Mood-Boosting Workouts — Looking Good Now, January/February 2007

►Kick-Start Your Cardio — Family Circle, November 2006

►Your Biggest Workout Obstacles Solved — Looking Good Now, May 2006

►What a Waist! — Womens Health, March 2006

►Your Biggest Fitness Mistakes Solved! — Shape, February 2006

►Beat Exercise Boredom — Looking Good Now, January 2006

►Fitter, Faster — Natural Health, November 2005

►Smooth Moves — Natural Health, October 2005

►Rework Your Workout — Women's Health, September/October 2005

►The Fitness Fun Factor — Looking Good Now, September 2005

►Slim, Sculpted and Practically Sweat Free — Shape, July 2005

►Personal Trainers: When a Bad Fit Becomes Dangerous — Consumers Digest, July/August 2005

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