Jamie Kenney

Jamie Kenney is a staff writer at Romper, where she writes about a wide range of topics pertaining to motherhood, including politics, health, news, web culture, and celebrity parents, as well as family entertainment to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and other streaming services. Additionally, she writes essays that run the gamut from silly to serious in an effort to capture the full spectrum of what it is to be a parent today.

Prior to joining Romper in 2015, she was a part-time web culture editor at Bustle. Within months, however, she was asked to join the team at Romper in helping launch the site. In November 2022, she came on as a full-time staff member. Jamie earned earned a bachelor's degree in creative writing and history from Purchase College, State University of New York. Her previous work has also appeared in Parents, Playboy, McSweeny's Internet Tendency, Jezebel, and The Takeout.

Jamie lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children and enjoys hiking, embroidery, reading, and other activities mainly enjoyed by septuagenarian retirees. As such, she strives to embody the spirits of all four of the Golden Girls at once. You can find her on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Jamie Kenney

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Jessica Biel Is Done Being A “Cool Girl” About Periods

After years of laughing off misogyny and body shaming, the actress wrote a children’s book to explain periods to kids, including her sons.

The Early Years

by Jamie Kenney

Uma Thurman Talks To Romper About Helping All Kids Thrive And The Joy Of Seeing Her Own Grow Up

Thurman visited the White House recently with Room To Grow, a non-profit dedicated to helping vulnerable moms and babies. Here's what they want everyone to know.

Celebrity

by Jamie Kenney

Moms Are Loving How Paris Hilton Responded To Heated Backlash Over A Car Seat TikTok

Baby safety? That’s hot.

They Grow Up So Fast

by Jamie Kenney

The Internet Is Demanding To Know What Apple Martin’s “WWII Insights” Are

We thought this was just for Boomer dads...

"Oh biscuits..."

by Jamie Kenney

Restaurant’s Underwhelming 'Bluey' Event Is Being Compared To The Willy Wonka Experience

“We were overwhelmed with the turnout of this event.”

Forever Our Queen

by Jamie Kenney

Sophie Turner Addressed Those Absurd “Bad Mom” Rumors That Went Viral Amid Her Divorce

“Those were the worst few days of my life.”

Dreams Do Come True In New Orleans

by Jamie Kenney

Disney World Revealed When Tiana's Bayou Adventure Ride Is Opening & It's So Soon

But don’t expect to just hop on line...

Strike A Pose

by Jamie Kenney

Sharina Gutierrez On What Being In The 'SI Swimsuit Issue' Teaches Her Kids

The mom of three says landing a spot in the issue shows her kids that “dreams come true.”

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by Jamie Kenney

Exclusive: 'Sesame Street' Is Releasing Its First Comic Book & It Looks Adorable

Check out Romper’s exclusive first look!

"Can you say hero?"

by Jamie Kenney

Ms. Rachel Launched A Cameo & Raised $50,000 For Children In Crisis

The funds she raised will go to the Save The Children’s Emergency Fund.

Celebrity

by Jamie Kenney

Zayn Malik Admits He Regularly Cries While Watching 'Bluey' With His Daughter

“I'm actually quite a sensitive guy...”

Celebrity

by Jamie Kenney

Rihanna Pulled Out A Classic Mom Move In This Adorable Video From RZA’s Birthday Party

Is this, perhaps, how Rihanna and Rocky get the energetic toddler to stay in one place for photos? If so, genius and adorable.

Strike A Pose

by Jamie Kenney

Paralympian Brenna Huckaby & Mom Of Two Honored As “Legend” In SI Swimsuit Issue

The gold-medalist snowboarder says she channeled the confidence of every model who’s come after her.

Celebrity

by Jamie Kenney

Ryan Reynolds Says He Just Has To “Surrender 24/7” While Parenting 4 Kids

It’s best to just give in to the chaos.

Movies

by Jamie Kenney

John Krasinski & Ryan Reynolds New Movie 'IF' Has A Family-Friendly Rating

IF explores the secret world of imaginary friends seeking real-life kids to play with.

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by Jamie Kenney

Disney Jr. Live On Tour: Let’s Play Is Coming To A City Near You In 2024

Your children’s favorite Disney Jr. characters are coming together for a fun-filled musical live show that will tour more than 60 cities.

Caps Off To You!

by Jamie Kenney

The Best 'Bluey' Episodes To Help Celebrate Your Kid's Graduation

Is there a parenting milestone this show can’t get us through?

Oh baby!

by Jamie Kenney

The Fastest Growing Baby Names Of 2023 Will Absolutely Surprise You

The Top 10, however, will not.

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by Jamie Kenney

Michelle Buteau On Being A Mom To Twins And 'Babes,' Her New Buddy Mom Movie With Ilana Glazer

“Sign me up.”

For Real Life!?

by Jamie Kenney

'Bluey' Is Releasing 20 New Mini Episodes While We Wait For Season 4

These new “minisodes” will feature new characters and gives us a special look inside Bluey and Bingo’s dreamhouse.