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Parents.com is the digital home of Parents, American Baby, and FamilyFun brands. We provide high-quality content that informs, entertains, and joins you in celebrating the joys of parenthood.

Introducing the New Parents.com
Introducing the New Parents.com

The new Parents.com brings you a whole new experience┐with articles and videos that are personalized just for you, and viewable from desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device. Email us with questions, comments, and suggestions at ParentsRedesign@meredith.com .

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Parents.com and the Parents Network are part of Meredith Digital, home to over 40 million passionate women across the web, mobile, video, and social platforms.

Team Members

Name

Job Title

College Mascot

Hobbies & Interests

Melanie Abrahams

Senior Editor, Pregnancy

Golden Bears

Running,
Painting,
Going on adventures

Jessie Assimon

Jessie Assimon

Associate Editor, Babies

Orange

College basketball,
Concerts,
Reality TV on Bravo

Lindsay Barton

Lindsay Barton

Editorial Assistant

Orange

People magazine,
Pinterest,
Syracuse Basketball

Christi Boudewyns

Christi Boudewyns

Associate Designer

Storm

Painting,
Cooking,
Reading

Madeleine Burry

Madeleine Burry

Associate Managing Editor

Owls

Reading,
Binge TV viewing,
Finding veggie-friendly options at BBQs

Christa Dickson

Christa Dickson

Web Developer

Kohawks

Ancient semiotics,
Science fiction,
The joy of llamas,
Vegan cooking

Reddy Gujja

Narasimha "Reddy" Gujja

Lead Engineer-Platform Srvs

Bulldogs

Cricket (not insect),
NYTBS Kindle,
Playing with my son

Jenna Helwig

Jenna Helwig

Food Editor

Colonials

Eating,
Cooking,
NY Yankees

Sherry Huang

Sherry Huang

Features Editor, Toddlers & Big Kids

Bears

Arrested Development,
Instagramming food photos,
Taking painting classes

Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson

Systems Engineer

Cyclones

Digital & analog electronics,
Metal work and machining,
Motor sports,
Friends & family

Michael Kress

Michael Kress

Executive Editor

Bulldogs, Crimson

N.Y. Mets,
Hanging out with my kids,
Cooking (& eating!),
Netflix

Kelly Lage

Kelly Lage

Audience Engagement Manager

Tomcats

Yoga,
Michigan State Basketball,
Traveling to sports venues with my fiance

Mary Beth Martin

Mary Beth Martin

Digital Business Analyst

Cyclones

Travel to tropical destinations,
Gardening,
Kids' baseball, soccer, wrestling and cross-country

Sam Mead

Sam Mead

Digital Editor, FamilyFun

Wildcats

Coaching my kids' sports teams,
Sailing, surfing & wind surfing,
Cooking,
Ice hockey

Lisa Milbrand

Contributing Editor

Bonnies, Orange

Bass player in an all-girl band, Whatserface
Avid reader and pop-culture junkie (especially all things zombie!),
Love to cook and eat--and very occasionally write about it

Nick Nesbitt

Nick Nesbitt

Audience Acquisition Manager

Cyclones

My family,
Iowa State Athletics

Ashley Oerman

Ashley Oerman

Assistant Editor

Hawkeyes

Skydiving with my 80-year-old nana,
Hunting for the best pizza in NYC,
Running all over the city

Carolina Pichardo

Carolina Pichardo

Web/Content Producer

Bobcats

Blogging,
Photography,
Mentoring young moms in NYC

Dana Points

Dana Points

Director, Meredith Parents Network and Editor in Chief, Parents and American Baby

Bears

Hanging with my kids! (Soccer field, Petco, soccer field, Petco, soccer field...),
March of Dimes,
Safe Kids Worldwide

Brad Rounds

Brad Rounds

Project Manager

Hawkeyes

Spending time with family & friends,
Triathlons,
Reading,
Golfing

Julie Taraska

Julie Taraska

Editor, Shop Parents

Camels

Traveling to faraway cities,
Crossword puzzles,
Sharing great meals with my family and friends

Todd Tarpley

Todd Tarpley

GM Parents Network Digital

Bobcats, Hawkeyes, Bulldogs

Kids,
Dogs,
Waterparks,
Milkshakes

Karla Walsh

Karla Walsh

Associate Audience Engagement Manager

Cyclones

Running,
Yoga,
Cooking,
Photography

Amanda Ware

Amanda Ware

Sr. Site Support Manager

Bulldogs

Time with family and friends,
Reading,
Renovating our '60s ranch

Ashley Werner

Senior Audience Engagement Manager

Storm

Hannah Werthan

Hannah Werthan

Editorial Assistant

Demon Deacons

Taking ballet classes,
Scrapbooking,
Going to any sporting event -- but especially baseball

Ying Zhang

Ying Zhang

Sr. Systems Engineer

Hawkeyes

Card games,
Ping-Pong,
Volunteering at the Animal Rescue League