Jacqueline Burt Cote

As a Contributing Editor at Romper, Jacqueline Burt Cote helps to oversee lifestyle and news content, covering a wide range of topics including everything from hot-button parenting and pregnancy issues to the latest in baby gear, fashion and beauty trends, health, wellness, astrology, celebrity gossip, political stories, and more.

Before Romper, Jacqueline was a staff writer at CafeMom and an entertainment writer at Details. Her byline has appeared in Parents, Parenting, What To Expect, American Baby, Bon Appetit, Salon, The New York Post, The Huffington Post, and many others. She is also the author of the bestselling baby and toddler food cookbook, “Fast & Fresh Baby Food Cookbook: 120 Ridiculously Simple and Naturally Wholesome Baby Food Recipes.” She has spoken about parenting and family-related topics on TV and web shows including Good Morning America, Anderson Cooper 360, and HuffPost Live.

She can be reached at contributingeditor@bustle.com.

Jacqueline Burt Cote

Cold Season

Are Nasal Aspirators Dangerous? Here's How To Use Them Safely

Cleanliness is key.


Fascinating Things About Being Born During Mercury Retrograde

You’re probably a smartie.


Here’s Why Your Baby Doesn’t Smile A Lot Just Yet

There’s probably no need to worry.


Is Cornstarch Good For Diaper Rashes? A Pediatrician Explains

There are better options.


by Jacqueline Burt Cote and Meguire Hennes

If Your Kids Love Their Elf, You Don't *Have* To Put Him Away On Christmas

Your Elf has options.


How Does Elf On The Shelf Work? A Simple Guide For Parents

Elf on the Shelf 101, for the uninitiated.


Melanie Lynskey Hailed Her Nanny As An "Absolute Angel" While Accepting An Award

“She’s an absolute angel... she allows me to go and do my work.”


Tick's Head Gets Stuck Under Your Skin When You Were Pulling It Out?

Here’s what you should do.

Raising Good Humans

This Book Shows Kids How to Navigate Social Situations With Humor & Grace

“What Can I Say” is all about empowering kids to be good humans who can express themselves.


12 Motivational Quotes College Grads Need To Hear

Before the real adventure starts.


Jessica Chastain Once Made Sure There Was A Trailer Just For Kids On Her Movie Set

The actress is fiercely private about her husband and children.

Celeb Moms

Savannah Guthrie Opens Up About Being An "Older" Parent

Her road to motherhood wasn’t an easy one.


Prince William & Kate Middleton's Kids Come Home "Asking All About" The War In Ukraine

The dad of three said that Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis “have been coming home asking all about it.”


Psst! You Can Get Free Ice Cream At Dairy Queen For One Day — Here’s How

It’s a springtime tradition.

Kids' Entertainment

Get An Exclusive Sneak Peek At The Brand New Season Of 'Cyberchase'

The Emmy award-winning PBS series is celebrating its 20th anniversary!

April Fools' Day

12 April Fools' Day Pranks For Grandparents To Play On Their Grandkids That Are *So* Good

Your kid will never see these pranks coming.

Mental Health

9 Things Your Mom Said When You Were Young That Caused You Long-Term Anxiety

You’ll be surprised at some of them.

Celebrity Moms

Mindy Kaling Shares Sweet Post About Watching Her Kids Experience Snow In Her Home State

Making magical memories.


Netflix Jr. Is Launching A Totally Free Kids’ Magazine That’ll Be Delivered In The Mail

With actual pages you can turn.


Is It Safe To Ski While Pregnant? Experts Explain

Here’s when to stay in the lodge with some hot cocoa.