Photo of Emily P.G. Erickson by Jessica Holleque.

I believe that sharing what we learn can help make it a little easier to be a person on this planet. I like to do that by writing practical, science-backed service journalism and personal essays about two subjects that matter a lot to me: mental health and parenting. These pieces are some of my favorites.

Best Alarm Clocks for All Types of Sleepers (Health)

What To Expect When You’re Expecting The Worst (The New York Times)

Tantrums Are Coming: Neurodiversity Therapists Share 10 Tried & True Strategies For All Types Of Kids (Romper)

The Best Strollers of 2022 (Reviewed)

The Cocktail Party In Your Head (Elemental)

overlapping sheets from a daily calendar

Here’s a Calendar Trick to Ease Post-Pandemic Reentry (WIRED)

Earthworms & Champagne (Dovetail Literary Magazine)

I Was Already Worried About My Autistic Son Starting Kindergarten — Then 2020 Happened (Scary Mommy)

The Worst Mindset To Have When Fighting Racism (Forge)

What Raising Butterflies Taught Me About Miscarriage (Pregnancy After Loss Support)

I Live in Minneapolis. This Is What I Told My 4-Year-Old. (Motherly)

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