(Photo Courtesy Rachel Aydt) I brought home Edna, a Chihuahua/terrier mutt, when I was 12 years old. She’d been living with a punk rock boy named Clay who hung out… Read More
For twenty years, Rachel Aydt has lived in Manhattan and worked in the publishing industry, both on staff at national consumer magazines like American Heritage, Cosmopolitan, CosmoGirl, and now, as a full-time freelance writer. She's written across niches that range from fine art to health to parenting. Publications include Time International, Parents, Redbook, Prevention, the New York Post, NYMag.com, the New York Times' Motherlode blog, the Huffington Post, and more. She's a part-time Assistant Professor at the New School University where she's taught various writing classes for over a decade.