Katie McPherson

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. She loves horseback riding, grabbing a beer with her husband, and dressing her son in baby Converse and classic rock tees.

Katie McPherson

Gift Guide

The 11 Best Fidget Toys For Every Age

There are gadgets and gizmos a-plenty.

Festive Fun Facts

60 Bits Of Christmas Trivia To Delight Your Friends & Family

Fa la la la fun facts.


The Bath & Body Works Candle Day Sale Is Here & It's *Good*

*clicks Add To Cart incessantly*


30 Instagram Captions For Baby’s First Picture With Santa

Plus, cute captions for the pet parents.

Giving Tuesday

13 Organizations Doing Incredible Work For Moms, Babies, & Families

Thoughtful recommendations from Romper’s editors and writers.

Birth Plan

14 Free, Printable Birth Plan Templates For Every Kind Of Delivery

Hit print and get planning.


The Best Last-Minute Gifts For Grandparents

That aren’t just photos of your kids.


Is It Good For Babies To Be Exposed To Germs? It’s Complicated

Don’t go out of your way to get them sick.

Black Friday

The Bath & Body Works Black Friday Sale Is Here

Candle hoarders, mount up.


11 Sagittarius Nail Designs To Show Off Your Inner Archer

Your aim is true and your nails are on point.


10 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pumpkin Pie

Your guests will be thankful for the change.


Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy: What Causes It & How To Deal With It

It’s a natural part of the process.

Holiday Gifting

18 Holiday Gift Ideas Perfect For Your In-Laws

You can’t go wrong with any of these sweet gifts.


Why Do Toddlers Throw Themselves On The Ground During Tantrums? They Have Their Reasons

Deep breaths, everyone.

Spirit Of The Holidays

Store-Bought Meals Didn’t Ruin Our Holidays. They Made Them.

Slice-and-bake is code for sit-and-relax.

Had To Share

The Drugstore Liquid Lip I'll Rebuy Forever And Ever, Amen

Revlon can have all my money.

Gift Guide

30 Great Non-Toy Gift Ideas For Kids

Guess what? No assembly required.


45 Catchy Elf On The Shelf Boy Names

Because you can do so much better than Scout.

Happy Hanukkah

14 Hanukkah Gift Sets To Simplify Your Eight Nights Of Gifting

There’s a little something for everyone.


50 Love Song Quotes That’ll Give You The Feels

Thanks for the one-liners, T. Swift.