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.

Books

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

Holidays

15 Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers For The Procrastinating Santa

Because this has been a busy year.

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

Life

15 Hilarious Things To Write In Father’s Day Cards, Because You Love Making Dad Laugh

Life

10 Mother's Day Gifts For Your Sister To Show Your Love & Support

Pregnancy

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

Each baby is unique.

Life

16 Sibling Quotes for National Sibling Day, Because You Kinda Love 'Em

Life

Dads Who Are Constantly Hit In The "Jewels" Need These Padded Briefs

Life

The Emo Kid In Me Wants Every Pair Of Shoes In The 'Frozen 2' Converse Collection

Life

Here's How To Talk To Your Kid About Your Mental Health, Even Though It's Hard

Life

Here's Why Experts Say You Shouldn't Worry About Ultrasounds Being Harmful

Life

OK, Even *I* Want To Braid My Hair Like Elsa's In Front Of This 'Frozen 2' Vanity

Life

Here's Everything You Need To Know About The BRCA Gene

Life

OMG, Just Let Your Kids Eat Their Halloween Candy — Experts Say It's Fine

Life

Your Kids Can Now Ride The Water Nokk From 'Frozen 2' & It's Pretty Magical