Maria Carter Title: Former contributing editor for Parents.com Education: Georgia Tech, B.S. in Literature, Media, and Communication, New York University, Certificate in publishing Location: Richmond, Virginia Maria Carter is a former magazine editor turned content designer who’s been writing professionally for over a decade. 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.