Erin Mantz

Parenting Writer and Editor of Hey, Who's In My House? Stepkids Speak Out

Erin Mantz, Editor and Contributor of Hey, Who's In My House?, is a writer, marketing professional and mom of two active boys, ages 11 and 15. An only child but with nine step and half brothers and sisters, her personal experiences of stepfamily life in different families offer a unique perspective on how people define home and family. Her work been published in The Washington Post "On Parenting" section, Chicken Soup for the Soul Parenting, Huffington Post Divorce and Parenting, Washington Parent Magazine, the New York Post, Bethesda Magazine and more. She served as Editor-at-Large for Washington Parent and appeared on NBC News 4 in Washington, DC. She has more than 25 years of experience in communications and currently works as a Senior Director of Engagement Marketing at a digital health company. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, was born and raised in Chicago, and currently resides in the Washington, DC area with her sons and Cocker Spaniel puppy.