Zara Hanawalt

Zara Hanawalt

Zara Hanawalt is a freelance journalist and mother of twins. In addition to her writing for Parents, she's also covered entertainment, women's health, style, and culture for outlets like Marie Claire, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan. She can typically be found filing a story or chasing after her children — or, most likely, doing both simultaneously.

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Nanny Shares Ridiculous Job Posting From Family With 'Bonkers' List of Duties
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Reddit Post Goes Viral With Expectant Parents: 'Being Pregnant Doesn't Make My Body Public Property'
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 02: Elon Musk attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
Elon Musk's In-Person Work Comments Are the Opposite of What Families Need Right Now
Hispanic Millennial Mother Overwhelmed With Piles of Baby Clothes
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The New Conversation About Being a Stay-at-Home Parent
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Meghan McCain Tweeted About the 'Worst Lie' Surrounding Motherhood—And Parents Aren't Having It
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Can a Father's Alcohol Consumption Affect His Baby?
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Transgender Man Gives Birth to Healthy Baby, Talks Navigating Pregnancy as a Man
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Dad Asks Parents to Share the Lies They Tell Their Kids, Hilarity Ensues
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Fake Pregnancy Announcements Are Trending on Facebook, and It Is Not Ok
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Mom Uses Poopy Diaper to Enact Revenge on a Rude Stranger
Supplement Vitamins Pills Spread on Wooden Table
Nausea Medicine and Morning Sickness: What's Safe During Pregnancy?
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This Reddit Mom Isn't a Fan of Family Dinners—She's Not Alone
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For Moms, Kim Kardashian's Advice Couldn't Have Come at a Worse Time
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Mom Who Reentered the Workforce After 7 Years Tells Hiring Managers To Consider Parents With 'Resume Gaps'
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Multiple Teens Need Surgery After Copying a Dangerous TikTok Trend—and Parents Are Issuing a Warning
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This Mom Developed Pregnancy-Related Cancer—Now Her Twin Gave Birth to Her Second Child For Her
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Parents Hire Bigfoot for Child's Birthday Party—and the Kids Were Terrified
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People Are Using Fake Vaccine Cards to Bypass Mandates, Here's What Parents Need to Know
The Best Maternity Leggings for Every Occassion