Alexandra Frost

Alexandra Frost is a Cincinnati-based freelance journalist, content marketing writer, copywriter, and editor focusing on health and wellness, parenting, real estate, business, education, and lifestyle. Away from the keyboard, Alex is also mom to her four sons under age 7, who keep things chaotic, fun, and interesting. For over a decade she has been helping publications and companies connect with readers and bring high-quality information and research to them in a relatable voice. She has been published in the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Glamour, Shape, Today's Parent, Reader's Digest, Parents, Women's Health, and Insider.

Alex has a Master of Arts in Teaching, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications/Journalism, both from Miami University. She has also taught high school for 10 years, specializing in media education.

Nope

I Was Pushed Into Inducing Because It Was A Holiday. Never Again.

This shouldn’t happen.

Childcare

I Finally Hired A Manny — Why Did It Take Me So Long?

He was just what my four rambunctious boys needed.

Redshirting

I Sent My Cusp Birthday Son To Kindergarten, And I'm So Glad I Did

Like a lot of kids, my son has a birthday on near the cut-off. Here's how and why we made that call.

I’m not going

Don't Panic If Your Kid Refuses To Go To School

There's probably a legit reason behind it. Here's what to know.

SHHHH!

What I Wish I Said When My Kid Asked "What's Wrong With Her Face" In Public

I realize that the woman had a more mature reaction than I did.

The 411

Let Your Kid Quit The Soccer Team — Sometimes

It’s about the long haul, not making them attend every practice at 5.

Real Life

So Much For That Perfect First Day Of School

Raise your hand if you didn’t have a picture-perfect back-to-school morning.

school year's resolutions

Things I'm Doing Differently This Back To School Season

I’m determined to create and implement routines that work for us — and toss out what doesn't.

Parenting

Now, How Did That Potato Get In The Baby’s Crib?

I found a cheeseburger in my pocket one day, and a whole potato in the baby’s crib in another. Motherhood is a wild ride.

Please Be Respectful

So, My Kid Pooped On A Sidewalk And Then Refused To Move

Is this going to be upsetting or hilarious a year from now?

What Now

A World Without Roe v. Wade Will Make Miscarriage More Dangerous

A few short years ago, I had excellent miscarriage care, unburdened by worries about legalities.

Nostalgia

Hey Millennial Parents, It’s Time To Bring Back 90s Summers

I’m taking lessons from those long, lazy, pre-Internet days.

Grandparents

When My Mom Needed Care, My Kids Stepped Up

I wanted to shield them from recovery — then I realized what a mistake that was.

Cleaning Is Fun

Could It Really Be So Simple Getting My Kids To Do Chores?

Turns out adding an element of play really does work.

Silver Linings

Virtual Therapy Changed My Postpartum Life

I'm never going back to in-person.

Parenting

I Never Imagined My Son Would Get Teased For His Classic Name