Dominique Browning

Dominique Browning is a writer and editor — and the mother of two sons. Dominique blogs at Slow Love Life. She is the co-founder of Moms Clean Air Force and its lead blogger. She also writes regularly for the New York Times, and contributes to W, Wired, Whole Living, and Good Housekeeping, among other publications. Dominique has spent most of her journalistic career in the magazine world, as an editor at Esquire, Texas Monthly, Newsweek, and House & Garden. She is the author of several books; the most recent is SLOW LOVE: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas, & Found Happiness.

What Exactly Is Slow Love?

I'm frequently asked, What exactly is slow love? And I'm frequently stumped for a quick reply. How to explain something that is not a thing? It is, rather, a feeling; perhaps, even, a state of being, more a process, or an approach to life. But with the publication of my memoir, Slow Love: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas, and Found Happiness, in paperback -- yippee! -- and with the sudden realization that I've been tending the Slow Love Life blog for more than a year -- wow! -- I thought I'd make a series of deliberate attempts to answer the question, So just what is slow love?...more
this resonates deeply with me and I completely agree with all of it. Well written and ...more

9/11 Anniversary: Making The Bed

Over the years, people have asked me for a copy of the column I wrote for House and Garden in 2001, the day after 9/11. (A mere decade ago, we didn't put our copy online.) I never had the heart to dig through boxes looking for a back issue. But as the tenth anniversary of 9/11 nears, I've had that terrible day constantly, vividly, on my mind....more
Thank you for sharing. So touching.more