Mike Mitchell Title: Freelance Writer Mike Mitchell is a freelance writer by hobby and full-time copywriter by trade. He's written for the Chicago Sun-Times, Southtown Star, and Naperville Sun. 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.