Ellie Anderson Ellie Anderson has been a full-time freelance writer since 2016, working on various creative projects. She covers mental health, wellness, and LGBTQ+ issues, among other topics. Ellie graduated from SUNY Potsdam in 2016. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.