Caroline Shannon-Karasik

Caroline Shannon-Karasik is a lifestyle writer at Romper where she covers parenting, motherhood and women's health topics. She is a passionate mental health advocate, including bringing more awareness to conditions that specifically affect women during the postpartum phase of pregnancy and childbirth. Caroline's writing has also been featured in The Cut, Narratively, Women's Health, Good Housekeeping, Well+Good, Redbook, Tonic and InStyle. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Caroline lives with her husband Dan, daughter Claire and four — yes, four — adopted cats. She is currently writing a memoir. Follow Caroline on Instagram @carolineshannonkarasik and Twitter @CSKarasik. More can be found at carolineshannon.com.

Caroline Shannon-Karasik

Holidays

What To Write In A Father’s Day Card To Make Dad LOL

Get ready to watch dad giggle!

Baby

What The Color Of Your Baby's Pee Can Tell You, According To Experts

Some changes are more worrisome than others.

Sleep

What You Need To Know About Taking Melatonin During Pregnancy

You’re not the only one who needs help sleeping.

Baby Names

If You Like The Name Charlotte, You'll Love These 25 Other Classic Baby Names

These name choices are cute, sweet, and timeless.

The Olympics

Pregnancy Doesn't Have To Stop Olympians From Competing

Unless, I guess, you’re due in a week and want to bobsled.

Olympics

How Much Do Figure Skating Costumes Cost? They're Incredibly Detailed

They’re not exactly cheap.

Holidays

20 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers For The Procrastinating Santa

Because this has been a busy year.

Breastfeeding

Why You Feel Tired & Dizzy During The Weaning Process

You can thank those pesky hormones again.

Memorial Day

These Memorial Day Quotes From Presidents Will Give You All The Feels

Because the holiday is more than just a kick-off to summer.

Astrology

Here’s How Mercury Retrograde Can Affect Your Toddler’s Tantrums

You might want to sit down for this.

Life

How Long Does It Take To Get Pregnant? Experts Break It Down

It can feel like forever, that’s for sure.

Baby

From Killer Immune Systems To Good Manners, March Babies Have It All

And then some.

Books

16 Children's Books About Martin Luther King Jr. To Introduce Them To The Icon

Thanksgiving

The Perfect Thanksgiving Plate To Induce Labor

I mean, it's not actually going to make your baby come out, but at least you can try, right?

Life

10 One-Pot Fall Recipes That Will Get You In The Autumn Mood

If you're not already in sweater-weather mode, these dishes will do the trick

Life

Here's How To Adjust Your Baby's Sleep Before Daylight Saving Time Ends

Life

These 12 Mother & Daughter Halloween Costume Ideas Are Actually Fun & Unique

Life

18 Unique Baby Names With Two Syllables, Because You're Trying To Keep It Simple

Life

Weaning Can Cause A Major Shift In Your Hormones, So Here's How To Prepare

Pregnancy

Here's How Your Baby's Movements Change Closer To Your Due Date

Each baby is unique.