Authored by Kate Rope

Kate Rope

Kate Rope is an award-winning freelance journalist and author whose work has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time, and CNN. She is author of Strong as a Mother: How to Be Happy, Healthy and (Most Importantly) Sane From Pregnancy to Parenthood and co-executive producer of “Soldiers of Science: The Vietnam War, Anthony Fauci & the Doctors Who Revolutionized American Medicine,” an Audible Original documentary that she co-wrote with narrator Alan Alda. Kate lives in Atlanta with her husband and two daughters.
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If Life is Supposed to be Going Back to Normal, Why Do I Still Feel Weird?

Understanding the emotional toll of the past two years so you can give yourself grace.
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Reshaping Our Lives in 2022

Letting the lessons of the pandemic guide us to a more meaningful life.

Eating Disorders Are on the Rise in Kids: Here’s What You Need to Know

How to pay attention and get your child help as soon as possible.

A Simple Plan for Slower Holidays

Here’s a guide to honoring your energy level and having a holiday that fits it.

Are You Struggling with Emotional Eating?

How to make a change and make peace with food.
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Learning to Listen to Your Thyroid

This important gland can send off signals women often miss.
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How to Help Kids Return to Healthy Habits

The pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s wellbeing, here’s how to help your kids regain theirs.
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Training Your Mind for Better Mental Health
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