Ashley Jones

Ashley Jones is a lifestyle writer at Romper, where she writes about the topics every parent wants to know more about. From breastfeeding questions to teething trials, toddler sleep habits, body image, confidence, and more, her work includes expert advice from pediatricians, dentists, and nutritionists. She also reports on the best of the best kid toys, books, home decor, and other must-have items to make parenting life just a little easier. Ashley's work has appeared in various publications both online and in print including Mommy Poppins, Elite Daily, Let Grow, and Cancer Today. She studied journalism at Kilgore College and the University of Houston, winning awards for collegiate newspaper reporting and feature-writing. A mom and stepmom to four kids, Ashley is a native Houstonian who loves to cheer on the Astros and snack on chips and queso. You can follow Ashley on Twitter at @AshleyA_Jones.

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Pregnancy

How To Stop Worrying About Miscarriage, According To Experts

The anxiety can be completely overwhelming.

Thanksgiving

Shop Early, Because Kroger's Thanksgiving Day Hours Will Vary

Better double check how many cans of cranberry sauce you have.

Books

12 Fun & Entertaining Thanksgiving Books For Toddlers

These turkey tales will make your tot say, “Gobble! Gobble!”

Thanksgiving

12 Ideas To Make Your Thanksgiving Family Pictures The Best Yet

Everybody say, “cheese potatoes!”

Thanksgiving

Walmart Will Alter Their Hours For Thanksgiving Day Again This Year

And the reason why you can't shop at the last minute is a good one.

Baby Names

Google Searches Reveal Current Baby Name Trends

Olivia is still going strong, y’all.

Food

Are Soft Cheeses Safe During Pregnancy? Experts Explain

Unfortunately, some soft cheeses can carry harmful bacteria.

Covid-19

How Close Are We To A COVID-19 Vaccine For Children?

We get to the bottom of every question you have about kids and teens getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Bookshelf

14 Picture Books Starring Girl Characters From Around The World

Celebrate International Day of the Girl with these powerful stories.

Halloween

38 Pairs Of Halloween Socks To Put The Whole Family In A Spooky Mood

“Trick or treat, smell my feet.”

Health

Experts Explain The Difference Between A Clogged Milk Duct & Breast Cancer Lump

Don’t panic.

Halloween

28 Disney Store Halloween Costumes That Are Simply Magical

Check out these Marvel, Star Wars, and classic Disney costumes for the whole family.

Life

These Inspiring Quotes Are Perfect For International Day Of The Girl

Words to live by.

Halloween

16 The Office Halloween Costumes

These DIY costumes are a definite win-win-win.

Halloween

Celebrate Spooky Season With These Baby-Friendly Halloween Treats

No tricks, all treats.

Halloween

Fun Halloween Pizza Ideas To Make & Enjoy At Home

Who knew cheese and sauce could get so spooky?

Food

12 Kid-Friendly Soup Recipes To Make & Enjoy

Serve up spoonfuls of comfort for the whole family.

Holidays

Experts Explain How To Diffuse The 7 Most Common Fights Families Have At The Holidays

What should you do when stress is high and expectations are higher?

Life

Pinterest Searches For "Routine" Skyrocket At The End Of Summer

Who’s ready to get back into the swing of things?

Holidays

Putting Up Your Christmas Tree Before Thanksgiving Could Cause *Big* Feelings

It’s a personal decision.