Laura Schocker Laura Schocker is an editor and writer with more than a decade of experience. She is the former digital director at Real Simple and acting editor in chief at Apartment Therapy. Highlights: * Writing featured in The Kitchn, The Nest, Everyday Health, Travel + Leisure, and more * Former executive editor at The Huffington Post's Healthy Living vertical * Worked at The Knot, Prevention, and Condé Nast Traveler 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.