Marie Holmes Title: Freelance Journalist Education: Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College Location: New York, New York Marie Holmes is a writer based in New York City. She's written about parenting for various media outlets, including Parents, Verywell Family, Scary Mommy, Insider, The Washington Post, and more. Marie has also won several awards for her fiction writing. Education Marie has a bachelor's degree in Spanish language and literature from Columbia University and a master's degree in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College. 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.