Kristi Pahr

Title: Freelance news writer
Education: The University of Georgia
Location: South Carolina
Expertise: Parenting, neuroscience, mental health

Kristi Pahr is a freelance writer specializing in health, mental health, and parenting.

Experience

Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, InStyle, Good Housekeeping, Parents, Real Simple, Men's Health, and many others.

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Latest from Kristi Pahr
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I'm Pregnant and I Hate the Way My Partner Smells
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5 Signs Your Teen Has a Phone Addiction
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‘Freebirth’ Is on the Rise but There Are Huge Risks
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What to Know About 'Pitties,' Rare Armpit Swelling During Breastfeeding
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Daughter of Mom Influencer Was So Tired of Having Her Picture Taken, She Put 'No Pictures' on Her Sweatshirt
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What Do I Do When My Baby Wants to Be Held All the Time?
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Who Is Blippi, Anyway?
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Charles Johnson's Loss Launched a Maternal Health Revolution
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How Old Is Too Old to Trick-or-Treat?
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Mom Suggests Babysitter Works for $8 an Hour to Watch 3 Toddlers and It Doesn't Go as She Hoped
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"Your Kid Is Naked in Your Window" Wins Best Parenting Text of the Year
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These Are the Best Companies to Work for if You're a Parent
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Parents.com Readers Can Get an Exclusive Discount off These Cool Monthly Pregnancy Subscription Boxes
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Loop: The New Pixar Short Featuring a Teen Girl With Autism That's Getting All The Love
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'Parents' Photo Contest Winner Makes Little Boy's Day in Inclusive Target Ad Campaign
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During Social-Distancing, Many Moms Shoulder More Parenting Duties Than Dads—Even When Working Fulltime
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Mom Preaches: Stop Making Excuses for Lazy Dads
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How to Tell Your Kids That They're the Ones Who Will Be Paying for College
Teens Walking Around University
College Checklist for Parents: 7 Things to Do and Pack
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How to Get Your Kid to Wear a Face Mask
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7 Online Support Groups for Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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How the Pandemic May Still Affect Delivery Room Rules