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.


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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"Your Kid Is Naked in Your Window" Wins Best Parenting Text of the Year
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