Ashley Ziegler

Ashley Ziegler is a lifestyle writer for Romper covering all things pregnancy, parenting, and life. Her topics of interest include postpartum health, babies, toddlers, fashion, holidays, mental health, shopping, and gift guides. As a mom of a toddler and a preschooler, all of her content is written through the lens of real-life motherhood. Ashley earned her Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and Master’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. She has been writing professionally since 2015 and, in addition to her role at Romper, is a freelance writer and a regular contributor to websites including Very Well Family, The Mom Project, Femestella, and Mabel + Moxie.

Labor Signs

9 Early Signs Your Baby Is On The Way

Buckle up.

Baby Names

30 Names For Your Taurus Baby

They’re almost as fierce as your little Taurus will be.


Your Horse-Obsessed Kid Will Love These 21 Books

Warning: These books may result in your child begging you for a pony of their own.


Everything You Need To Know About Teacher Appreciation Week

You’ve never appreciated them more.

Gift Guide

27 Awesome Mother's Day Gifts For All The Moms On Your List

Unless you can gift her with some sleep, in which case do that.


Introduce Your Baby To Montessori With These Fun Learning Toys

It’s all about textures, natural sounds, and exploration.

Mother's Day

15 Fun, Easy Ways To Celebrate Mom Virtually This Mother's Day



7 Ways To Support Someone Who Has Lost a Child on Mother’s Day

Simple gestures go a long way.


These Are The Best Montessori Toys For Toddlers

These toys are safe, educational & fun

Gift Guide

These 25 Gifts & Toys Will Grow With Your 3-Year-Old

These gift ideas are perfect for little ones that aren't quite preschoolers, but are past the young toddler years.


These Shaving Tricks Will Legit Keep Hair From Growing Back

Stubble is definitely in the "top five things that are super annoying to deal with" category.


How To Celebrate Mother's Day When You Have A Toxic Mom

It may be difficult, but it’s not impossible.

Gift Guide

20 Best Gifts For Pregnant Women & Expecting Moms

Sure, moms-to-be love getting cute baby clothes or baby store gift cards. But if you really want to show her you care, get her a gift that’s just for her.


How Many Swaddling Blankets Will You Need? This Number Makes Sense

It’s not as many as you think.

Mother's Day

New Moms Will Love These 20 Mother's Day Gifts

If only you could get the baby to sleep through the night, too.


Here Are 20 Easy Easter Crafts That Are Fun For The Whole Family

Let’s (bunny) hop to it.


9 Ways To Tell If You're Losing Too Much Hair

The signs range from subtle to obvious.


13 Easter Poems To Help You Celebrate

Because it’s a time of sweetness and chocolate bunnies.


35 Short N' Sweet Instagram Captions For That Adorable Pic Of You & Your Bestie

Because you go together like peanut butter & jelly.

Baby Names

40 Spring-Themed Baby Names That Celebrate New Life

Bloom baby, bloom.