Lisa Lewis Lisa Lewis is a freelance journalist based in Redlands, California. She is an experienced writer and a published author focusing on the topics of parenting, public health, home improvement, and eco-friendly living. She has over 13 years of experience in the publishing industryHer first book, The Sleep-Deprived Teen: Why Our Teenagers Are So Tired, and How Parents and Schools Can Help Them Thrive, is getting published in June 2022. In addition to being a published author, Lisa's work can be seen in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Atlantic, TIME, and Better Homes & Gardens.Lisa worked toward a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, in addition to a Bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley majoring in Rhetoric and Mass Communications. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.