Kate Rope

writer, editor, mother

Atlanta, GA

Kate Rope

Award-winning freelance journalist, editorial director of the Seleni Institute, coauthor of The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding


Learning How to Parent My Strong-Willed Child

Had my efforts to maximize my daughter’s faith in her own opinions resulted in a self-centered, entitled child? Link to Story

Seleni Institute: How Mother’s Day Has Changed For Me

Life is messy. Motherhood is messy. And there are enough folks out there putting on the whitewash.
Seleni Institute Link to Story

Shape Magazine: Diary of a Germaphobe

An award-winning look into the germs lurking in my family's life.
Shape Magazine Link to Story


Kate Rope

An award-winning freelance journalist with expertise in health, pregnancy, and parenting.

Editorial director of the Seleni Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to maternal and reproductive mental health.

Coauthor of The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.

Contributor to and the Huffington Post.

A mom to two daughters.

Her writing has appeared in many publications including the New York Times, Life, Glamour UK, Mother Jones, National Geographic Adventure, Parade, Parents, Parenting, Real Simple, and Shape.



  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Parenting