Beth Ann Mayer

Beth Ann Mayer
Title: Freelance writer and social media and content strategist
Education: Syracuse University - Newhouse School of Public Communications, B.S., Broadcast Journalism, Ithaca College, M.S., Sport Management
Location: Babylon, New York

Beth Ann Mayer is a writer with nearly a decade of experience covering family and mental and physical health. A broadcast journalism major at Syracuse University, Beth Ann initially worked in athletic communications before transitioning to lifestyle writing. She is committed to creating a more inclusive space in the parenting world, where caregivers feel acknowledged regardless of their fertility, birth or feeding journeys and race, gender identity and sexuality. She has two sons of her own, as well as three furbabies, with her husband, Pete.


- Has worked in the lifestyle writing space since 2015 with a focus on family and mental health
- Has written for Parents since 2019
- Also writes for Healthline, Shape, Inside Lacrosse, and betterpet

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Latest from Beth Ann Mayer
Stainless steel straws for reusable and reduce the use of plastic straw.
After Child's Rare Metal Straw Accident, Experts Share Zero-Waste Alternatives
Ms. Rachel
Ms. Rachel is a Baddie—TikTok Has Photos to Prove It
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Should You Let Your Kid Play Football? Experts Weigh In
Girl Looks In Mirror Before Starting School Day
What 'Lucky Girl Syndrome' Is and What It Means for Kids
Baby crying
Terrifying TikTok Shows Baby in a Breath-holding Spell
An image of an empty carseat.
Experts Say This Dad's Viral TikTok Car Seat Hack Isn't a Good Idea
closeup of hand holding an iphone
Should We Let Teens Text Their Friends to Tell Them When They Are Grounded?
Lowe's Build a Birthday table with hats and DIY projects
Lowe's is Launching 'Build a Birthday' Party Kits & We're Riveted
Two men watching football on TV
TikTok Shows Dad Hack for Watching the Game While Baby Sleeps
Toddler sleeping in hospital bed with oxygen
COVID-19 Is More Severe When Kids Have Secondary Viral Infection
Babies R Us storefront
Babies ‘R’ Us Is Coming Back, Baby
Cat sitting next to sleeping newborn baby
Cat Vomits After Meeting Newborn—Because Cats
An image of a child painting a smiley face.
This Dad Reminds Us of the Importance of Teaching Our Kids the Difference Between Special and Exceptional
An image of an empty playground.
Kids Are Playing 'Squid Game' at School—Should Parents Worry?
Woman taking selfie with carrot being used as a nose
'Pregnancy Nose' Is Trending on TikTok—What Is It?
An image of an F on a colorful background.
Mom Tells Reddit That Her Son Received an 'F' Because She Didn't Sign His Homework
Senator Tammy Duckworth with newborn daughter
Here's Why We Need the Right To Build Families Act
An image of a close-up of a child's hand.
Woman Tells Sister Her Misbehaving 'Rainbow Baby' Isn't Special
Breast pump next to baby
Woman Thinks She's Entitled to Sister's Extra Breast Milk, But Reddit Doesn't Exactly Agree
Toddler Eats Birthday Cake with Fork
This Mom Had the Perfect Clapback for Stranger Confused About Baby's Gender Over a Sippy Cup
The Changing Face of the American Family
The Changing Face of the American Family
MamaRoo Recall
4moms Recalls More Than 2 Million Swings and Rockers After Infant Death
Tween looking at camera with unsure look on their face
Study Shows Kids Become More Skeptical as They Age—an Expert Explains Why This Is Good
Four Teletubbies making different expressions on a grass and blue sky background. A kid and adult peek out of the background.
A New Generation of Teletubbies Is Coming to Netflix