Beth McDonough

Beth is a full-time freelance pop culture, parenting, and LGBTQ writer with bylines at publications ranging from SyFy and Birth.Movies.Death to Bustle, ParentMap, and Stepmom Magazine. Over at her blog The Babbling Blonde, she provides support and inspiration to women in nontraditional families, from stepmoms to LGBTQ parents. As one of three moms to a fun, feisty, redhead, Beth's writing passion is acceptance and representation of families in all of their fabulous forms. Born and raised in West Virginia, Beth now lives north of Pittsburgh and is working on finishing her Master of Arts in English. You can reach her at or on most social media as @babbling_blonde.