Bethany Braun-Silva Education: Pace University, Actors Studio Drama School, M.F.A. in Drama, New York University, B.A. in Theater Arts and Creative Writing Bethany Braun-Silva is an on-air parenting and lifestyle expert and former editor for Parenting.com who brings a light-hearted but level-headed approach to her parenting articles. Bethany has written about gear for parents and kids as well as health, pop culture, and home and food topics for more than 12 years.Starting her career as a freelance writer for New York Moms World and Mommy Poppins, Bethany wrote local reviews on things to do with kids in New York. She served as deputy editor and senior editor of NYMetroParents and Big Apple Parent Magazine.She's also written for OK! Magazine Online, Red Tricycle, and CafeMom and served as weekend editor of HollywoodLife. She was a web production associate for Understood.org and senior content strategist for What to Expect. Following a stint with Parenting.com as writer and editor, she branched into on-air work. She shares her parenting expertise and maintains a YouTube channel with examples of her work. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.