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. When she’s not writing for Romper, Katie is running her boutique marketing agency, Quill & Key Editorial. She loves horseback riding, grabbing a beer with her husband, and dressing her son in baby Converse and classic rock tees.
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Turns out the chimney entrance is a dead giveaway.
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Out of the mouths of babes, as they say.
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Put the bottle down and back away from the sink.
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