Lizzie Heiselt


Lizzie Heiselt is a wife, mother of 3, and slightly obsessive record-keeper/historian of her little family. When she's not writing, reading, or checking her Instagram feed, you might find her baking bread and culturing dairy products in her tiny kitchen, or possibly running laps around Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Her personal record in the marathon is 3:22. She has an MA in Journalism from New York University. You can read more from her at motherrunner.com.


Brooklyn, NY

Posts by Lizzie Heiselt

The Dos And Don’ts Of Making Eye Contact
The Dos And Don’ts Of Making Eye Contact
We've all been told to look people in the eye. It's a sign of respect. It shows you are paying attention. It connects the two of you. It is friendly, shows competence, projects honesty. It's an essential skill that should be developed personally and encouraged and taught to our children. But along with the skill of actually looking someone in the eye, we need to be aware of when to look someone in the eye . . . and when to avoid making eye contact.