Hilary Braaksma

  • Hilary has written for The Spruce since May 2019
  • She graduated from Drake University with a degree in magazine journalism
  • She has written for Parenting.com, Parents.com and FitnessMag.com 

Experience

Hilary Braaksma began writing for The Spruce in May 2019 and has previously written for Parenting.com, Parents.com, FitnessMag.com, and other publications. She's passionate about products that deliver and loves staying up-to-date on the best lifestyle finds for families. When she's not reading, writing, or reviewing, she loves spending time with her wonderful husband, lovely children, and elderly cat, Cake. Hilary has a degree in magazine journalism from the Drake University School of Mass Communication and journalism.

Education

Hilary has a degree in magazine journalism from the Drake University School of Mass Communication and journalism. 

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About The Spruce

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For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.