About Meredith

A pop culture/politics columnist and blogger, Meredith had a collection of her parenting/humor columns -- Suburban Mom: Notes from the Asylum -- published in 2007. She writes a weekly pop culture and politics column for Mommy Tracked, blogs about pop culture at her Notes from the Asylum blog and is a contributing TV writer at CliqueClack TV.

For many years, Meredith wrote a monthly parenting column for Parents & Kids Magazine and GateHouse Media before P&K ceased publication. She blogs about life in the suburbs with a husband, three kids and a dog at Picket Fence Post.

Meredith, who has a background in newspaper reporting and investigative journalism, taught journalism at the University of Massachusetts and was a co-author of The Buying of the President in 1996.

She is currently working on a novel.

Meredith lives in the Boston area with her three children, her husband and their dog Max.

She can be reached at meredithobrien@hotmail.com. Follow her on Twitter: MeredithOBrien