Elizabeth Angell

Elizabeth Angell is the Editor In Chief of Romper, where she oversees all content on the site. She has written about gentle parenting guru Dr. Becky and Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret. The Romper editorial staff were awarded the 2023 National Magazine Award for Service Journalism for their package, Best C-Section Ever. It was Romper’s first ASME and first nomination.

Previously the Executive Digital Director for Town & Country and Elle Decor, she has also worked at Allure, Lucky Magazine, Brill's Content, and Newsweek, and she has taught graduate students in the Publishing program of NYU's School for Professional Studies.

She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in American History and Literature, and has an MFA in creative writing from Columbia. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children. She will handle all questions pertaining to the Royal Family for your trivia team and can frequently be found muttering "it's just a phase, it's just a phase." Her birthday is December 25th, a birth date she notably shares with Humphrey Bogart and Jimmy Buffett.

Elizabeth Angell


A New Children's Book Lets Picasso, Hemingway, & F. Scott Fitzgerald Teach The Lessons

In Alice Atherton’s Grand Tour, Lesley M. M. Blume tells the story of a girl finds the magic in the Lost Generation.

Family Fun

Nate Berkus Helped Design The New Villas At Great Wolf Lodge So Parents Could Relax Too

The flagship Great Wolf Lodge waterpark in the Poconos just underwent a massive renovation including chic new villas and poolside cabanas by designer Nate Berkus.

Health Trackers

The Oura Ring Actually Helps Me Troubleshoot My Sleep

And it doesn’t bombard me with notifications all day.

10/10 Goop

This Viral Sunscreen Is What Finally Got Me To Wear SPF Every Day

The best part: it’s completely invisible.

Screen Time

The Positive Power Of Storytelling For Kids

Research shows that kids can learn a lot from the content they watch, and not just numbers and letters. Social emotional growth is one of the lasting benefits of the right kind of storytelling.


We Live In The World Heather Armstrong Made

Anyone who writes about parenting today does.

We Must, We Must

The Existential Yearning Of ‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret’

Judy Blume's novel normalized puberty for generations of readers, but it’s Margaret’s spiritual search that resonates for me now.

Had To Share

The Personal Training App That Made Me Love Working Out Again

An honest review of a not-cheap-but-totally-worth-it fitness app.

Family Dinner

Tia Mowry Knows Cooking As A Family Leads To A Lifelong Love Of Food

And so does serving cookies for breakfast once in a while.

Family Dynamics

Chelsea Clinton On Teaching Her Kids How To Embrace A New Sibling

Her new book, Welcome to the Big Kids Club, was inspired by the questions her daughter Charlotte had when brothers Aiden and Jasper came home.

Toys For Big Kids

Lego’s Newest Set Imagines Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night In Brick Form

A wee Vincent at his easel pivots in front of the iconic painting.

The Parent Whisperer

Dr. Becky, Instagram’s Favorite Parenting Guru, Is About To Be Everywhere

Dr. Becky found an audience of anxious parents scrolling social media during the pandemic. Will her audience follow her to the new Good Inside platform?


Bryce Dallas Howard Loves Chocolate And Star Wars, Just Like You

The actor and director revealed her father Ron Howard’s parenting weakness and answered a 12-year-old’s questions about The Mandalorian.


Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard Thought They Were Potty Training “Geniuses” — Until Baby #2

The co-founders of Hello Bello talk diapers, parenting, and how supply chain issues are affecting them.


Cynthia Erivo's New Children's Book Teaches Kids To Dream Big

The Oscar nominated (and Tony-winning) actress has written a book to inspire her youngest fans to imagine their biggest future.


Rebecca Carroll's Memoir 'Surviving The White Gaze' Wrestles With The Hard Truths Of Transracial Adoption

"The absence of Black music and Black art and Black people and Black culture in their family is a choice and a value."


"I'm Pregnant. Here's Why I Chose To Get The Covid-19 Vaccine."

An emergency room physician, Dr. Lauren Westafer had to decide in December if she would get vaccinated in the first trimester of pregnancy. Here's how she made her choice..


The Year We Finally Stopped Saying We Were Fine

2020 was the year we finally stopped saying we were fine.

Letter from the editor

Welcome To The New Romper

What parents are talking about.