Cat Bowen

Cat Bowen (she/her) is a lifestyle writer at Romper, covering everything from breastfeeding and sexual health to special needs parenting. In addition, she writes about beauty, food, nutrition, and loves to pen product reviews, especially when it comes to the best goodies at Costco, Target, and Trader Joe's. Her work has appeared on Romper, Bustle, Hearst's Best Products, Runner's World, Huffington Post, Food Network, and others. She is perpetually in school, most recently receiving her graduate degree in Gender Studies from The Graduate Center. When Cat isn't writing or studying, you can find her at the park, reading a good book or catching up on politics while her kids play, or running along the bay in Brooklyn, New York.

Cat Bowen

Health

This Is Why Your Vagina Has A Cheesy Smell, According To Experts

Plus, when to see a doctor.

Motherhood

What To Text A Friend With A Baby In The NICU

Support means a lot right now. And so does a good hot meal.

Friendship

How To Help A Friend With A Baby In The NICU

Here are ways you can show up when they need it.

Holidays

Photoshop Santa Claus Into Your Living Room With These Free Apps

Augmented reality has really changed the game.

Gift Guide

15 Gifts For Kids From Black-Owned Businesses

Give your kids something they'll really be excited about and help an incredible Black-owned business this holiday season.

Holidays

Listen To 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' With Just One Click

And go right back to your childhood.

Hanukkah

The Coziest Pajamas For All 8 Nights Of Hanukkah

Don't worry, the pants are stretchy enough if you overindulge on jelly donuts.

Instagram Captions

These Instagram Captions For Veterans Day Say It All

And will give you all the feels.

Thanksgiving

30 Baby's 1st Thanksgiving Insta Captions As Cute As Your Little Turkey

And these captions can help you come up with a good sentiment to match.

Thanksgiving

Whole Foods Will Have Modified Thanksgiving Day Hours

So you should probably still plan ahead.

Thanksgiving

Target's Thanksgiving Day Hours Are A Little Different Than Usual

Can you stroll the aisles of the best store to avoid family and great-aunt Ruby's dry turkey this year?

Postpartum

Postpartum Vaginal Spasms Sound Horrific, But Here’s What They Are

Spoiler: they’re no fun.

Thanksgiving

The 10 Best Store-Bought Bread Rolls For Your Holiday Table

They’re sure to be a hit.

Postpartum

There's Actually A Certain Way To Get Out Of Bed After A C-Section

These tips will save you.

Life

My Abortion Saved My Life

While my story is a tragic one, not all are — and it doesn’t, and shouldn’t, matter.

Work

Here's When Experts Say You Should Tell Your Boss You're Pregnant

Timing is everything.

Halloween

If Your Toddler Needs Colored Hair For Their Costume, Here's What Experts Suggest

Wigs are a great option.

Breastfeeding

The Best Breastfeeding Positions For Babies With Reflux

Gravity is your friend here.

Screen Time

We're Thinking About After-School Screen Time All Wrong

The rules aren’t exactly black and white.

Shopping

Target's Disney Stores Are Now Expanding

Just in time for the holidays. “Do you want to build a snowman... and go shopping?”