Andrea Pyros Title: Freelance Writer Education: Vassar College, NYU Tisch School of the Arts Andrea Pyros is an experienced writer and editor who has written about health, lifestyle, and parenting topics for publications including Romper, Sesame Family, Gannett, Scary Mommy, and more.She is also the author of two middle-grade novels, "My Year of Epic Rock," and "Pink Hair and Other Terrible Ideas," and is currently working on her third. Author of two books for middle-grade readersParent to two kidsFood allergy mom About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.