Morgan Brinlee

Morgan Brinlee is news and entertainment writer at Romper. Since joining the team in 2019, she’s covered everything from the coronavirus pandemic and political policies that impact parents to celebrity pregnancies and the latest developments in kids' entertainment. Previously, Morgan covered elections, politics, immigration and reproductive rights, issues of inclusion, and more for Bustle. She’s also had bylines in Diablo Magazine and World Press Review. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Humanities and Journalism from San Francisco State University and now lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and two very curious cats.
Morgan Brinlee

Tokyo Olympics

“Daddy Watch! I’m Simone!” 10 Times Kids Were Totally In Awe Of Simone Biles

For years, the Olympian has left kids questioning whether gravity is real.

News

New Jersey Just Passed A Law To Give New Parents Free Home Nurse Visits

“Enacting a statewide home nurse visitation program would ensure New Jersey mothers receive invaluable postpartum care.”

News

Disneyland & Disney World Will Once Again Require Masks Indoors

The decision to reinstate the mask mandates follows new guidance from the U.C. Centers for Disease and Prevention.

Tokyo Olympics

Katie Ledecky Isn’t The Only Athlete In Her Family

While the Olympian is certainly one of the world’s best swimmers, it seems she’s not the only one who likes taking a dip in the pool.

News

When Her Son Died Of Covid-19, This Mom Hosted A Vaccine Drive At His Funeral

Betty Antoine turned her son’s tragic death into an opportunity to save others.

Covid-19

CDC Says K-12 Students And Teachers Should Wear Masks In School, Regardless Of Vaccine Status

The new guidance comes as Covid-19 cases rise in states across the country.

Royals

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Daughter Has Been Added To The Line Of Succession

But the likelihood of Lilibet actually inheriting the throne is low.

Viral

Bystanders & Police Work Together To Lift Car Off Trapped 8-Month-Old Baby

The infant suffered a skull fracture and burns but is expected to survive, police said.

Tokyo Olympics

This Olympian’s Kids Made Her A “Hug” From Construction Paper & Mailed It To Tokyo

“When I got this, I was bawling my eyes out like a baby.”

News

American Parents Lose Hundreds Of Hours A Year To “Brain Fog”

New research found parental “brain fog” cost the average parent lost 36 minutes a day for a total of 219 hours a year or nearly 4,000 hours over the span of 18 years.

Olympics

From 1932 To 2018, Here’s What The Olympics Looked Like The Year You Were Born

From a torch relay through Nazi-occupied Germany to heartwarming displays of sportsmanship, here’s what previous Games have looked like.

Olympics

The Evolution Of Olympic Gymnastics Fashion

From culottes shorts to short shorts to leotards, here’s how Olympic gymnastics fashion has evolved.

News

Over 1 Million Children Have Lost Grandparents To Covid-19

“At this rate, one child is orphaned every 12 seconds.”

News

Couple Behind Gender Reveal That Sparked A Fatal Wildfire Now Face Charges

The 2020 El Dorado fire killed one firefighter.

News

Wally Funk Finally Went To Space After Being Told "You’re A Girl, You Can’t Do That"

“She is America’s new sweetheart.”

News

Fauci Says Schools Requiring Covid-19 Vaccines “Might Actually Occur”

The nation's top infectious disease expert says schools may decide to make the Covid-19 vaccine a mandatory immunization if cases continue.

Royals

Prince Harry Announced He’s Writing A “Wholly Truthful” Memoir About His Life

Fans can expect the memoir to be published by Random House sometime in 2022.

Viral

Disneyland Paris Apologizes After Security Told Breastfeeding Mom To Cover Up

“I felt completely vulnerable, totally intimidated, and quite afraid.”

News

AAP Urges Parents To Send Kids Back To School In Masks — Even If They’re Vaccinated

The American Academy of Pediatrics is encouraging a return to in-person learning with a layered approach to health and safety measures.

Politics

Wait, Did The Government Actually Do Something For Parents?

Legislation within the President Joe Biden's COVID relief bill is designed to give families "immediate" financial help.