Katie McPherson

Katie McPherson is a lifestyle staff writer for Romper, where she covers all things health, pregnancy, parenting, and the occasional pet story or product roundup. Her bylines have also appeared in HuffPost, The Daily Beast, The Financial Diet, and other regional publications in the Southeast. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Florida. She loves horseback riding, grabbing a beer with her husband, and dressing her son in baby Converse and classic rock tees.

Katie McPherson

Back To School

Simplify School Mornings With These 10 Hacks For Parents & Kids

You don’t have to start every weekday in utter chaos.

Health

20 Weird But Genius Health & Beauty Tools For Babies

No more Desitin under your nails? Life-changing.

Sleep

9 Bedtime Mistakes That Are Keeping Your Baby Awake & How To Fix Them

Simple things that lead to more sleep.

Back to school

Where To Buy School Uniforms, From Jumpers To Dress Socks

For parents who just want a 10-pack of polos on the low.

Back To School

These Back-To-School Supplies On Amazon Are Total Wins

All the basics are covered.

Back-To-School

18 Cute Notebooks That Make Every Subject Exciting

All they need are doodles in the margins.

Summer

15 Things To Make The Beach Fun For Kids

Maaaybe they’ll buy you a minute to relax.

Back-To-School

20 Back-To-School Decorations To Make Kids Feel Oh-So-Welcome

They’re perfect for classrooms and open house events too.

Home

18 Genius Products To Make Gardening Easier

Whether it’s your hobby or least favorite chore, these will help.

Baby Names

These 30 Girl Names That Start With "P" Are Absolute Perfection

Whether you want something perky, peaceful, or poised.

Baby Names

30 Playful & Polished Boy Names That Start With "P"

It’s time to decide who this precious little person will be.

Shopping

14 Cute Under $25 Toddler Swimsuits From Amazon

OK, but do they come in adult sizes?

Birth Plan

11 Free, Printable Birth Plan Templates For Every Kind Of Delivery

Hit print and get planning.

Parenting

How To Keep Your Car Clean With Kids

Because one more backseat spill will send you over the edge.

Pumping

9 Breast Milk Storage Ideas For Short- & Long-Term Keeping

Make sure your liquid gold holds its value.

Life

How To Store Baby Clothes Short-Term, Long-Term, & In Small Spaces

Plus, how to fold them to keep them organized

Home

15 Expensive (Yet Common) Cleaning Mistakes You’re Probably Making

And simple fixes to try.

Outdoor Fun

20 Best Backyard Toys For Kids Under $30 On Amazon

Get them out of the house and out of your hair.

Home

30 Kitchen Mistakes You’re Probably Making (& How To Fix Them)

Save money, time, and counter space with these products.

Postpartum Sex

Your Guide To Postpartum Masturbation After A C-Section

Experts explain whether a little solo *sexual healing* is safe.