Karen Johnson Karen Johnson is also known on social media as The 21st Century SAHM. A mom of three, she writes about all things parenthood—the sentimental, the humorous, the political. Karen is the author of I Brushed My Hair Today: A Mom Journal for Mostly Together Moms and has had work published on several parenting sites including Scary Mommy, Motherly, Her View From Home, Sammiches and Psych Meds, and many others. 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.