Catherine Holecko

Catherine Holecko, family fitness expert
C. Holecko


  • Experienced writer specializing in parenting and health
  • Contributor to Parenting RoundAbout, a weekly podcast featuring three parenting and education experts


Catherine Holecko is a former writer for Verywell Family covering family fitness. Over 20 years of journalism, along with 14 years of motherhood, have turned Catherine into a first-hand expert on family fitness. As a writer and editor, Catherine developed a special interest in kids' health. Now with her own two children, she encourages activity to promote physical and emotional well-being. Catherine's work has appeared in national magazines and websites including Parents and Highlights.


Catherine Holecko graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in English and French.

A Word From Catherine Holecko

As a parent, one of my most important jobs is to help my children grow up healthy and strong. I also want us to enjoy our time together. Active play helps us meet both those goals (and keeps me healthier too). As a journalist, I'm trained to find critical information and resources and share them in an accessible way.

About Verywell and Dotdash

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