Maressa Brown Title: Lifestyle journalist, writer, and astrologer Education: Emerson College Location: Los Angeles, California Expertise: Parenting, astrology, pop culture Maressa Brown is a seasoned, Los Angeles–based journalist and astrologer who has written parenting, astrology, pop culture, and general lifestyle content for nearly two decades. In addition to serving as a regular contributor to Parents, her writing appears on InStyle, Shape, Washington Post, What to Expect digital, PopSugar, Astrology.com, and many other outlets. A graduate of Emerson College, Brown is a member of the Authors Guild, the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), and the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR). She is the author of Raising Baby by the Stars: A New Parent’s Guide to Astrology (Artisan 2023) and a forthcoming book from Workman. 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.