Laura Schocker is an editor, writer, and homebody with more than a decade of experience in lifestyle and digital journalism. Before Apartment Therapy, she worked as the digital director at Real Simple and the executive healthy living editor at The Huffington Post. Her writing has also appeared in Conde Nast Traveler, BBC.com, Prevention, TheBump.com, and TheNest.com, among others. Laura is a three-time Webby winner and was chosen as one of Folio’s Top Women in Media. She has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Magazine Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She lives in NYC’s Upper West Side with her husband, daughter, and two plants.