Jamie Kenney

Jamie Kenney is a staff writer at Romper, where she writes about motherhood, politics, web culture, and celebrity parents. She also covers family entertainment to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and more streaming services.

Before joining Romper in 2015, Jamie was a web culture writer at Bustle. Her bylines have also appeared in Parents, Playboy, McSweeny's Internet Tendency, and The Takeout. She earned a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Purchase College, State University of New York. Jamie lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children.

Jamie Kenney

News

How To Help Families Affected By The Devastating Earthquake In Turkey & Syria

The 7.8 earthquake is one of the most powerful on record.

FASHION

The Best Dressed Parents At The 2023 Grammy Awards

Moms and dads won big, and backed up those wins with impeccable ensembles.

BABY NAMES

25 Boy Names That Start With X & Definitely Lead To Treasure

Don’t worry, there’s not a pirate theme.

BABY NAMES

30 EXtraordinary Girl Names That Begin With X

X sounds like a tough letter, but it makes for some gorgeous girl names.

EXCLUSIVE

Three Adorable Wombats Learn To Solve Problems In PBS Kids’ New Show

Malik, Zadie and Zeke always find a way to take a minute to brainstorm a solution that can work for them.

News

Parents Have Thoughts After Court Orders Nursing Mom To Use Bottle In Custody Dispute

Arleta Ramirez, a mother in Virginia, was court ordered to use a bottle to feed her exclusively breastfed daughter.

News

Trans Youth Describe The Importance (& Joy) Of Family Support In Moving New Documentary

Three trans youth highlight the power of love and acceptance in The Trevor Project’s Learn With Love documentary.

Exclusive

Jinger Duggar Was Taught Motherhood Defined Her — & Then She Broke Free

The former Counting On star opens up about disentangling her faith from her strict religious upbringing in her new memoir, Becoming Free Indeed.

IT COMES FOR US ALL

Marie Kondo Gives Up Tidying Post-Kids, Sparking Joy For Moms Everywhere

It’s about figuring out what you really want to put in order.

Life

Does The FDA's Plan To Limit Lead In Baby Food Go Far Enough?

Some levels of heavy metals are unavoidable, but some experts believe the agency can do better.

Politics

Florida Teachers With “Unvetted” Classroom Books Could Face Felony Charges

Getting even approved books on shelves could take quite some time.

Movies

Pixar’s 'Turning Red' Is Nominated For An Oscar — Here’s How To Watch It Right Now

Turning Red is about a 13-year-old girl who “poofs” into a giant red panda when she gets too excited. Like the Hulk, but cuter!

EXCLUSIVE

Exclusive: Watch How A Group Of Princesses Save The Day In Netflix's New Animated Series

“Princess is a verb!”

Movies

Marcel The Shell Is Officially An Oscar-Nominated Movie Star

Our favorite mollusk might make you cry (in a good way) on the big screen.

Viral

The Purple Wiggle Is A Total Thirst Trap & Moms Are Drinking Him Up

They call him “Big Strong John” and we’ll drink to that...

BABY NAMES

40 Very Vibrant Boy Names That Start With V

Unique names full of vitality!

BABY NAMES

Viviacious & Venerable Girl Names That Start With V

It’s not a common letter to start a name, but it’s a good one!

Wackadoo!

We Ranked The Best (& Worst) Games Our Kids Learned From 'Bluey' — You're Welcome

From the perspective of the parents who have to play them...

TV

10 Parenting Lessons We Learned From Red & Kitty In 'That '70s Show'

As the ‘90s approach for the Formans, we take a look at the important parenting lessons we learned from the original series...

TV

The 'MILF Manor' Twist Was Totally Predictable, But Still Made Us Die Of Cringe

It was deeply cringe.