Meet the Parentology staff that brings you all this amazing content.
Parentology is your information destination for parenting in the digital age. Launched in 2019, Parentology helps parents stay up-to-date on the latest news, trends, and technologies that impact a family’s daily life.
PARENTOLOGY EDITORIAL TEAM
Richard (Rick) Andreoli, Editor-in-Chief
Rick is the Editor-in-Chief at Parentology. He’s also an author, editor, screenwriter, and part-time trapeze artist. His novel, Battle at the Comic Expo, came out in 2018.
Bekah Wright, Editor-at-Large
As Parentology’s Editor-at-Large, Bekah works on special projects such as the Redefining Rosie series about inspiring women, the Youth Voices section, which showcases the Civics in Action project and Our Future: Now podcast. As a journalist, her expertise has spanned from travel to entertainment for outlets including Los Angeles M
PARENTOLOGY STAFF: WRITING TEAM
Parentology employs a number of freelance writers from all over the world. If you’d like to write for Parentology, contact us! In the meantime, meet some of our regular contributors.
Eyal Alony, Writer
Eyal lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Jennifer, and their two young boys. He is a graduate of both UC Santa Cruz and UCLA. When he’s not writing, Eyal spends his time trying to keep the kids from destroying the house.
Kaitlin Aquino, Writer
Kaitlin is a staff writer at Parentology. She is currently attending the University of California, Irvine as an English major. Aside from writing, she enjoys singing and toying with her ukulele.
Kristina Capetta, Writer
Kristina Cappetta is a freelance writer, mother of two girls, and a former TV news producer. She also hosts her own blog, The Mommy Rundown. When she’s not writing and driving her kids around, you can find her at the gym or reading a good book.
Mariam Hader, Writer
Mariam Haider is a freelance writer and digital marketing content creator based in Reno, Nevada. She lives with her husband and their infant daughter. When not writing, she is figuring out milestones, baby food, and life as a first-time parent.
Jenny Heitz, Writer
Jenny Heitz is a Los Angeles-based writer and journalist. She has over 30 years of experience in journalism and advertising copywriting. She’s also a mom, fitness enthusiast, and sometimes an amateur trapeze artist.
Kaitlin Hurtado, Writer
Kaitlin Hurtado is a recent graduate from UC Irvine. When not writing, she is spending time with her two dogs, watching movies, or cheering on the Dodgers.
Zinnia Ramirez, Writer
Zinnia Ramirez is a staff writer for Parentology and a third-year Literary Journalism major at UC Irvine. As a natural-born foodie, she’s always on the hunt for the best matcha green tea latte, Japanese ramen joint, or poke place.
Skyler Romero, Writer
Skyler Romero is a staff writer for Parentology and a recent graduate from UC Irvine. He is interested in education, and in his spare time he likes to read, play music, and watch movies.
Saida Staudenmaier, Writer
Saida Staudenmaier is a mom to two teens, a hair and makeup artist for TV and film, and a writer for Parentology. She believes all things are possible with strong coffee and a good mixtape.
Julie Tolar, Writer
Julie Tolar is a freelance writer and blogger. She tries to find humor in all situations, mostly because she has three children. Her recent work has been featured in Atlanta Magazine.
Lauren Wellbank, Writer
Lauren Wellbank is a freelance writer, mother, and recovering cat enthusiast. Her work has recently appeared on HuffPo and Apartment Therapy.
PARENTOLOGY STAFF: DESIGN TEAM
Garrett Filbert, Designer
As lead designer, Garrett manages the brand standards and original design concepts for Parentology. He has more than 7 years of experience working with various brands and design mediums, and graduated with a BFA in Graphic & Interactive Design from California State University, Fullerton.
Karina Badillo, Designer
Proficient in illustration, photography, design and video editing, Karina brings a little extra life to every project. A graduate of California State University, Long Beach, she spends her time diving deep into creative works, enjoying her three cats, her cars and is usually off-roading and exploring the deserts and mountains on the weekends. Go Beach!