Lauren Pardee Title: Editor and writer Education: Hofstra University Location: New York, New York As a digital editor, writer, and content strategist living in New York City, Lauren specializes in content areas including, fitness, health and wellness, pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, fashion, weddings, and parenting. Experience Lauren has contributed to RachaelRayMag.com, Shape.com, BHG.com, Allrecipes.com, HerCampus.com, and LongIslandReport.org through freelance and syndication. 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.