Kathy Sisson

Editor
Pivoting from 15+ years in marketing, Kathy turned a late-night writing hobby into a career. She's passionately committed to sharing the honest and complex stories of motherhood, as she navigates her own everyday adventures of work, marriage, and parenting. In addition to The Everymom, her work has been featured across multiple parenting sites. Kathy's days often begin with a 5 a.m. snuggle sesh with at least one of her two daughters.
  • Location: Grand Rapids, MI
  • Education: Marquette University
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Expertise

Kathy is passionately committed to sharing the honest and complex stories of motherhood, as she navigates her own everyday adventures of work, marriage, and parenting.

Experience

Kathy’s writing career began in second grade when she (self) published the short story, My Brother the Brat. Later, in high school, Kathy’s English teacher encouraged her to do something with her writing, but it took nearly two decades for her to listen. Instead, she worked for advertising agencies in Detroit and Chicago, before pivoting from marketing to editorial. Now instead of telling brand stories, she’s sharing her own, with articles published across popular parenting sites—including hundreds of stories on The Everymom. Kathy became Assistant Managing Editor in 2020, promoted to Editor in 2021.

Kathy holds a Bachelor’s of Arts from Marquette University.

Fun Stuff

When not working or parenting, Kathy would love to be reading on a beach chair, exploring an antique store, or grabbing drinks with her girlfriends. She’s forever updating her 100-year-old house and always planning her next trip to Disney World. 

 

KATHY'S RECENT FAVORITES:

sister bond

Why I Love Watching My Girls Develop a Sister Bond I Never Had

lessons to my younger self

I'm About to Turn 40—Here's What I'd Tell My Younger Self

NICU mom

10 Unexpected Positives That Came From Having My Baby in the NICU

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.