Cat Bowen

Cat Bowen (she/her) is a lifestyle writer at Romper, covering everything from breastfeeding and sexual health to special needs parenting. In addition, she writes about beauty, food, nutrition, and loves to pen product reviews, especially when it comes to the best goodies at Costco, Target, and Trader Joe's. Her work has appeared on Romper, Bustle, Hearst's Best Products, Runner's World, Huffington Post, Food Network, and others. She is perpetually in school, most recently receiving her graduate degree in Gender Studies from The Graduate Center. When Cat isn't writing or studying, you can find her at the park, reading a good book or catching up on politics while her kids play, or running along the bay in Brooklyn, New York.

Cat Bowen

Halloween

How To Paint A Pumpkin On Your Baby's Butt For Fall Festivities

It’s too cute to resist.

Health

Experts Explain Whether Activated Charcoal Is Safe For Kids To Eat

What to know about the trendy ingredient.

Summer

Here's Why Wearing Long Sleeves In The Summer Can Be Good For Your Baby

It sounds weird, but it’s true.

Pride

These Supportive Pride Quotes Are So Important

Whether you need one to share with a friend or to write on social media, there’s something here.

Memorial Day

What To Say To A Veteran On Memorial Day

It can be tough to find the right words.

May The Fourth Be With You

These 24 Star Wars Quotes About Love Will Make You Feel All The Feels

Because what is this franchise about if not love?

Toddler

Ugh, Here's Why Teething Seems To Take So Long For Your Kid

The whole process can take years.

Passover

Family Activities For Passover That Aren’t Just Watching Prince Of Egypt

Catan is great, but after the fortieth time?

Passover

Not All Matzoh Desserts Are Made Equally

So here’s the best of the bunch. And yes, matzoh toffee is well-represented.

Baby

Here's Why Your Baby Prefers Burying Their Face Into You For Snuggles

And how to keep them safe when they do it.

Holidays

14 Easter Egg Hunt Ideas For Toddlers That Go Beyond Yelling, "Find Them!"

(You may even get away with less candy, too.)

Labor

Can A Cervical Check Induce Labor?

They sound scarier than they are.

Life

When Should Kids Start To Tie Their Own Shoes? You Might Be Surprised

Don’t worry if they don’t have the hang of it yet.

Trying To Conceive

Everything To Know About Daylight Saving Time & Its Impact On Your BBT

Don’t worry, the time change won’t ruin your fertility chart.

Wellness

Here's Why Pooping During Your Period Is Absolutely The Worst

So unpleasant.

Health

Here’s Why You Could Be Feeling Sick Without A Positive Pregnancy Test

Morning sickness can start earlier than you might expect.

April Fool's Day

Cheer Up Grandma & Grandpa With These 15 Virtual April Fools' Day Jokes

Because you know they need a laugh.

Royals

Did You Notice Prince Harry Was At The Super Bowl With A Fellow Royal?

A real American sports moment for the British Royal.

Super Bowl

Andrew Whitworth's Daughter Keeps Her Dad Humble By Reading At The Super Bowl

The daughter of the Man of the Year is unbothered.

Super Bowl

The Funniest Tweets About The 2022 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Spoiler alert: All of us are old.