Amanda Shapin Michelson

Senior Manager of Brand Partnerships
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Amanda is a writer specializing in health, wellness, and motherhood. She recently wrote the book Pregnancy Hacks, sharing tips to comfortably get through the major ups and downs of pregnancy. She currently lives in Maryland with her husband, kids Millie and Ezra, and pup Ollie.

  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Education: University of Michigan

Expertise

With a passion for health and fitness, Amanda enjoys writing about the intersection of wellness and motherhood. Amanda is a certified personal trainer with a specialization in pre and postnatal fitness and spent 10+ years teaching group fitness classes in New York City, San Francisco, and Portland, OR. As a mom of two, Amanda enjoys researching and writing about parenting trends and loves learning about the latest products to make mom life a little bit easier.

Experience

Amanda started her career working in magazines in New York City, spending time at Lucky, Cosmopolitan, and Seventeen. At these publications, she worked on sponsored content, advertorials, events, and more. After working in the magazine world, Amanda spent time in consumer marketing for Bravo where she worked on the promotion of shows like Top Chef, The Real Housewives, and other reality and scripted programming. Next, Amanda spent two years in San Francisco managing brand partnerships at Fitbit. After becoming a mom in 2019, Amanda joined The Everymom as a contributing writer and began working on brand partnerships for both The Everygirl and The Everymom. During this time Amanda had her first book, Pregnancy Hacks, published by Adams Media of Simon & Schuster. The book is a go-to guide to make the pregnancy journey an enjoyable one.

Fun Stuff

Right before having their first baby, Amanda and her husband spent a year living in Barcelona. While her Spanish is still rusty, she’s a pro at ordering tapas. While in Barcelona, Amanda hosted running tours of the city. She now resides outside of Washington, D.C. with her husband, their two kids, and their rescue pup Ollie.

AMANDA'S RECENT FAVORITES:

I've Never Spent the Night Away From My Toddler—Here's How I Feel About It

As a Serial Dieter, Pregnancy Finally Taught Me to Listen to My Body

9 Things More Important Than "Bouncing Back" After Baby

About The Everymom

She’s the seasoned mom, the new mom, the expecting mom. She’s trying to become a mom. Fierce, smart, always multi-tasking.

She is passionate about life, her family, and her own self-care. She wants to learn new things and seeks advice on everything from vacation planning to sleep training to prioritizing time for herself. She’s the working mom, the stay-at-home mom.

She needs a bit of guidance, she wants to be inspired.

She is The Everymom. This is for her.