Miranda Rake

Miranda is a Contributing Lifestyle Editor at Romper, where she works on a broad spectrum of pieces relating to parenthood in all its ages and stages, from pregnancy to sex and relationships to postpartum mental health and beyond.

Before joining Romper, she worked for more than a decade as a freelance food & drink writer and was a staff editor at Imbibe for many years. Most recently, she was an editor at The Modern Proper and contributed heavily to their recent cookbook. She holds a master's degree in Food Studies from NYU, and now lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and two little kids. She’s passionate about all of the usual stuff like how her children are sleeping, berry season and swimming in the warm sea.

Miranda Rake

Safety

How Hot Is Too Hot For Babies? Experts Weigh In

Anticipation is the name of the game.

Back to School

Montessori School Tuitions May Be More Affordable Than You Realize

We crunched the numbers for you.

Parenting

I'll Be First In Line To Vaccinate My Kids, But I'll Never Forget That We Were Last

For parents of kids under 5, it’s been a long road & we have a lot to process.

Father's Day

Here’s What Costco’s Father’s Day Store Hours Look Like This Year

No worries, last-minute shoppers, Costco is open on Father’s Day.

Life

How I Clawed My Way Out Of The Bleak, Spiraling Loneliness of Postpartum Anxiety

I don’t want other moms to feel as alone as I did.

Life

It Feels Like Every Mom I Know Is On Antidepressants

Is motherhood uniquely hard now, or are people just finally being treated?

CIO or GTFO

Honestly, Crying It Out Is A Gift For Tired Parents & We Should Celebrate It More

Once new parents make it through those first 16 weeks of chaos, you can rejoice! Why? Because it’s time to cry-it-out.

Parenting

Switching To Formula Saved My Sanity

Letting go of breastfeeding created the breathing room I needed to be a more relaxed, more balanced mom.