Laurie Ulster

Writer, Editor, Producer

New York, NY

Laurie Ulster

Freelance writer specializing in entertainment, pop culture, food & chefs, parenting, Star Trek stuff, trending news, and lifestyle topics. Editor and copy editor -- digital and print.


I Love Having Older Kids. There's Just One Catch.

Our freedom is their freedom, too.
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The Best Disney World Rides for Kids Who Scare Easily

If drops, drops, and twists arent your kids' idea of fun, you're in luck.
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Jessica Alba's Go-To Tricks for Getting her Kids to Help Out

The Honest Company founder dishes on how she's juggling life as a mom of three.
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Barbie Vlog Teaches Girls to Drop the ‘Sorry Reflex’

She says we say it because “we're afraid of being too big”
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Allison & Matt Robicelli's Frozen Fruit Pops

From their Brooklyn bakery, the couple shares a sweet recipe for playing it cool this summer.

My #MomFail: I’m the Worst Soccer Mom Ever

I just can't compete with the water-bringing, ball-remembering, soccer-savvy parents.
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It's Time to Detox From Detoxes

Why are perfectly healthy people obsessed with detoxes?
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Photographer Mom Dresses Baby Up as Influential Women in History

From space explorers to sports legends and pop stars to political figures, 3-month-old Liberty has been them all.
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How I Used Trump’s Lies to Get My Daughter To Doubt Conspiracy Videos

How I Used Trump’s Lies to Get My Daughter To Doubt Conspiracy Videos
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Lidia Bastianich's Pomodori Ghiotti (a.k.a. Gluttonous Tomatoes)

Chef Lidia Bastianich celebrates summer with a farm fresh taste of home.

How I Learned to Be A Better Sports Mom

Soccer almost did me in, but in softball I found my redemption.
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Garth Brooks' Parenting Dance

A country megastar packs lunches and doles out solid advice on raising kids.
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Laurie Ulster

I'm a freelance writer, TV producer, and former website director. My writing most frequently appears at ScreenRant, TrekMovie, TheBump, Biography, and at Scary Mommy, where I've written about parenting, lifestyle, feminism, pop culture, and just about anything else. I've contributed to The Chefs Connection, Momtastic, Women at Warp, YourTango,, My Fave Places, Fuse, and Purple Clover. I'm an editor and copy editor, podcast writer and guest, and I was also the Supervising Producer of After Trek on CBS All Access.



  • writing
  • editing
  • content curation
  • content strategy
  • copy editing
  • interviewing
  • entertainment coverage
  • personal essays
  • tv production
  • video