Brianne Hogan

I’m Brianne, a Canadian Capricorn, and freelance contributor for Scary Mommy.

My writing has appeared in over 50 online publications, including The Washington Post, the BBC, Elle Canada, and BuzzFeed. I’m also the author of two books published with Adams Media and Running Press, respectively.

I have a black cat named Olive and six plants named after the Friends characters — that is, if I don’t kill them soon. The plants, not the cat. Although she probably would deserve it. (just kidding — she’s my world!)

Cute & Creative

103 Made-Up Names For Boys & Girls To Set Your One-Of-A-Kind Kid Apart

At the very least, they won’t wind up the 5th Emma or Aidan in their class.

Let's Get Crabby

50 Cancer Quotes That’ll Have Any Cancerian In Their Feelings

These are for you, Crabs.


40+ Cool & Cultured Aesthetic Baby Boy Names

You’ll fall hard for these artful options.

Zodiac Intel

55 Taurus Quotes To Describe The Zodiac's Stubborn Aesthete

Here's to you, Bulls.

The "It" Factor

25 Baby Girl Names That Are Effortlessly Cool

When you want something with a certain je ne sais quoi.

Social Savvy

Tropic Like It’s Hot! 110 Summer Captions For All Of Your Sunny Fun

Time to flood your feeds with happy photos, because the best season is here.

important info

The Modern Parent's Guide To Internet Safety For Kids

Step 1: Have your computer in a common area so you can monitor it.

BFF Appreciation Post

10 Fun, Thoughtful Ways To Celebrate Your BFF On Best Friends Day

Jun. 8 is the day to pay tribute.

diy fun

How To Make Soap From Scratch: Easy, Step-By-Step Recipe

Weekend plans sorted.

Zodiac Intel

These Gemini Quotes Personify The Zodiac’s Most Mercurial Sign

Twins are a mystery to most (even themselves).

good to know

Can Color Therapy Help You? Learn More About This Healing Modality

Find out how to get in tune with yourself.

Good Advice

6 Expert Tips For Preventing UTIs After Sex

There’s more to it than peeing! Sex educator Javay Frye-Nekrasova explains.

Good to Know

A Beginner's Guide To Using Crystals For Anxiety And Other Healing

Amethyst, hematite, citrine, oh my!

Get Limber

Feeling Extra Bendy? Give These Advanced Yoga Poses A Shot

These will definitely be a challenge.

healthy hearing

What Are Healing Frequencies? Tap Into The Practice Of Sound Wave Therapy

Sounds good!

Shine Bright

What Is A Lightworker? Learn All About These 'Illuminated' Humans

Whether or not you believe in them, here’s what you should know.

good vibes

What Is Divine Feminine Energy? 15 Of Its Qualities & How To Cultivate Them

It’s time to connect with a deeper sense of self.

No Thank You

Wait, Sex Headaches Are A Real Thing?

Yup, and there are different types, too. Just... why?

Better Safe Than Sorry

How Long Can Cooked Chicken Sit Out Before It Goes Bad?

Hint: Probably not as long as you think.


105+ Photo Dump Captions For Instagram

Life's too short to post just one pic at a time.