Nicole Pecoraro Title: Freelance writer Location: Chicago, Illinois Nicole Pecoraro is a freelance writer and mom of three. Her work has appeared on numerous sites, including Ravishly, Scary Mommy, Today’s Parent, and What’s Up Moms, and she frequently shares stories about divorce and motherhood while spreading awareness for trans youth. 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.