Lane Pierce

Essayist

Lane Pierce is a writer and mother who captures stories from the parenthood trenches. She has held several positions in communications and corporate training, and is a proud Marquette alum. Today she writes, wrangles and raises a spirited toddler with her husband in Whitefish Bay, WI.

Commentary
12:52 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Essay: Super Toddler

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Lake Effect contributor Lane Pierce reads her essay, "Super Toddler."

It is officially playground weather here in the Brew City, and when you’re two and a half years old, a jungle gym has its own magnetic pull.

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Commentary
9:31 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Essay: Ordering Up a Better Kids' Menu

Essayist Lane Pierce would like to see better options than this on kids' menus.
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Listen to Lane Pierce's essay.

It was a Wednesday afternoon when my phone beeped with a text from my husband that read, “Wanna go out to eat tonight?”

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Commentary
9:30 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Essay: Motherhood's Mystical Formula

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Hear Lake Effect Contributor Lane Pierce's essay.

When I’m out and about with my two-year-old son, it’s nearly impossible to avoid conversation with strangers. 

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Arts & Culture
11:03 am
Wed April 23, 2014

The Story of Motherhood, Told to an Audience That "Gets It"

The full cast for Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee 2014.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with essayist Lane Pierce and Listen To Your Mother co-organizer (and essayist) Alexandra Rosas.

Nearly a dozen storytellers will gather in front of an audience at Alverno College’s Wehr Theater on Sunday to speak to the experience of motherhood.  

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