Holly Swanson

Holly Swanson has been a freelance writer and editor for more than seven years and has worked for LoveToKnow.com since 2006. Although she writes on a wide variety of topics, she has a specialty in consumer health and parenting articles. A resident of Pennsylvania, Holly earned a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from Florida State University and focused her early career on web development for non-profits.

As a former site editor for LoveToKnow, Holly has written for the Pregnancy, Baby, Cooking, Death and Dying, Insurance, and Mortgage channels. She has also written for Lat34.com, Harrisburg Magazine, MetroKids, Baltimore's Child, and National Public Radio's This I Believe.

Holly enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, reading, geocaching, and hiking.

Most Recent Contributions by Holly Swanson

Birth Pictures

The process of taking birth pictures should begin before the mother's due date. In fact, most families like to start taking photos long befo ... Read More

How to Conceive a Boy

If you've been dreaming of bugs, building blocks, and baseballs, you may be wondering if there are ways to help you conceive a boy. While th ... Read More

Labor Symptoms

From contractions to that nesting instict, labor symptoms can be confusing. It's important to understand the basics in order to tell if you' ... Read More

Newborn Baby Clothes

Although your newborn baby won't wear newborn sizes for long, she will need a few things to keep her dressed during those first few weeks. S ... Read More

Top Recipes for Kids' Birthdays

Planning a child's birthday party can be a lot of fun, but it can easily turn into a chore. The key is to start planning early enough so you ... Read More

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