Djibouti Jones Published Essays

New York Times

A Child of Two Worlds

 

Runners World

Running the World, Djibouti

 

Outpost Magazine

Christmas in the Devil’s Lair

 

PRI

This American Man and his Family are on the Front Lines of the Global Refugee Crisis

 

The Big Roundtable

The Proper Weight of Fear

The Long Run

 

Huffington Post

Turning Black

What Not to Say to the Parents of Boarding School Kids (picked up from Brain Child)

 

Brownbook

24 Hours in Djibouti

 

African Business Magazine

 

Women’s World Magazine

 

Scary Mommy

10 Arguments for Letting Kids Stay Inside All Day

 

Mamalode

When Breastfeeding Doesn’t Work

 

Sahan Journal

Djiboutian Women at the Gym

5 Things Cigaal Shidaad Taught a Foreigner

 

Christian Science Monitor

Running with Sheep

 

The Smart Set

Bring a Big Knife to School Day, *2013 Best American Travel Writing Notable Essay

Failing to Learn Somali

All Beans, No Tomatoes: work, uncertainty and faith in the Horn of Africa

 

Brain Child

I Know I Should Boast about Battle Scars

Traveler, Writer, or Mother?

Can Kids Make Us Happy?

How to Wake Up a Teenager in 16 Easy Steps

Things No One Told Me About Grief

Turning Black

Mommy, Why Do Muslims Do a Dance When They Pray?

Contributor Blog Posts at Brain, Child

Where Expatriates Belong

Motherhood is Gross

The Happy Middle Years

I Don’t Promise to Keep My Kids Safe

What Not to Say to the Parents of Boarding School Kids

and more

 

Running Times

Samia, Somalia, and Running for Last Place

Pirates, Presidents, and a 15k 

Running the Streets of Djibouti, Djibouti

Dining in Djibouti

Interview with the Somali National Team

and more

 

Relevant

Is Jesus a Liar?

 

Grown and Flown

Mom Where is the …?

 

Air Djibouti

Running Mentors – print magazine

 

Family Fun Magazine

Family Olympics, keeping in touch long distance

 

Christianity Today

Why I’m Afraid of American Christians

Another Chance to Be Afraid

 

Literary Mama

Africa or Disney World?

A Djiboutian Refuge

 

EthnoTraveler

Beirut Has a Trash Problem

Who Was Hawa Tako?

Around the World in Toilets

Letter from Bankoulé

Dreams of Djiboutian Glory

Tea Time at the TB Clinic

Light Upon Light

The Hard Work of Unemployment

A Harvest of Salt

The Audacity of Nairobi

Djibouti’s White Gold

and more

 

Babble

Being an American Mom, Raising Kids in Djibouti

To the Mom Who Just Had Twins: You Can Do This

People Say We Fight A Lot

22 Ways Teenagers are Basically Super-Sized Toddlers

Moving Toward Brokenness

Dear Mom of the Crying Baby on the Airplane, *top Babble post

When Letting Go Means Leaning into Mystery, *editor’s pick

When Letting Go is Right But Still Breaks Your Heart

How to Go on a Marriage Retreat Without Going on a Marriage Retreat, *editor’s pick of the month

…and more

 

Mothering

When All the Other Moms Still Have Babies

Am I a Bad Mother or Has Africa Run Out of Shoes?

 

Desiring God

Desperate, Dependent, Breathless Parenting

Are You Mom Enough? *included in upcoming anthology (October 2014)

Flee to the Cross

Citizens of Heaven

Fearfully and Wonderfully Drawn

Diapers, Nursing, Clinging to Christ

Interview

 

Christ and Pop Culture

#Bringbackourgirls, Helping and Hoping in the Face Remote Tragedy

 

Her.meneutics

The Good Female Samaritan

Another Chance to Be Afraid – and Trust God

 

SheLoves Magazine

Are You Afraid of Muslims?

 

Mothers Always Write

Uncovering Vision

 

Get Born

My Little Garbage Collector

 

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