Jamie Kenney

Jamie Kenney is a staff writer at Romper, where she writes about motherhood, viral parenting news, 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. You can reach Jamie at JamieAKenney@gmail.com or follow her on Twitter at @lacomtessejamie.

Jamie Kenney

Entertainment

The Worst Fake Babies In The History Of Movies & TV

Sometimes Hollywood knocks it out of the park, sometimes it really does not.

News

CDC Says Schools No Longer Need “Test-To-Stay” Policy In New Covid Exposure Guidelines

The agency is also doing away with quarantine measures for those exposed to the virus.

News

Health Officials Are Offering About 1 Million Children In London A Polio Booster

Though poliovirus has been found in the cities sewers, the vaccination drive is precautionary.

Parenting

Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka Hate Children's Menus — And With Good Reason

“We have a group aversion to children's menus at restaurants.”

News

Nebraska Authorities Used Teen’s Facebook DMs To Charge Her & Her Mom In An Abortion Case

The case is a glimpse into how abortions could be handled post-Roe v. Wade.

News

UK Hospitals Are "Having To Ration" Epidural Kits Due To Shortage

The shortage is compounded by a second shortage of Remifentanil.

Parenting

Which Type Of Back To School Mom Are You?

Like snowflakes or the way your name is spelled on a Starbucks cup, no two of us are exactly alike — but there are certainly types.

Travel

Tips To Have The Best Time At Theme Parks

Theme parks can be challenging for kids (and parents) – here’s how you can work smarter, not harder.

Can We Get This?

"Crybaby Ambulance" In Europe Will Help Exhausted Parents

Services from the “Schreibaby Ambulanz” are available throughout Germany, as well as in Austria, Switzerland, and Luxembourg.

Celebrity

Elon Musk Reveals He Gave Himself & His Son X Matching Haircuts In Rare Throwback Pic

He pulled out the clippers himself.

Movies

All The Family Movies We’re Looking Forward To Seeing In 2022

There’s still a lot coming out this year, so start planning your family movie nights now!

Life

New York Can End Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Mandates, Says A Federal Appeals Court

On July 29, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's ruling on New York's school vaccination policy.

Pregnancy

A New Survey Shows 74% Of Women Would Drain Their Savings On Maternity Leave

A new survey commissioned by Breeze shows that 74% of women would be left without savings after 8 weeks of maternity leave

Social Media

Don’t Like The New Instagram? Well There Might Be (Some) Hope

After an outcry from users, Instagram has reversed some of its previous changes to the platform.

Extremely Online

Little Miss Memes That Speak To Our Mom Souls...

It’s a Little Miss #MomLife thing...

News

A Teen Was Body-Shamed By Matt Gaetz. She Raised Over $700,000 For Abortion Funds.

“I’m extremely excited that I’ve been able to use my platform to do something that will genuinely make a tangible difference in people’s lives.”

Kids' Entertainment

Netflix Has Lots For Families To Look Forward To This August

Like superheroes, aliens, robots, and polite British children.

News

13-Month-Old Got Booked On Separate International Flight From Parents

After Qantas rebooked this Australian couple’s toddler on a different flight from Rome to Amsterdam to Bangkok, the family was stranded for 12 days.

Entertainment

'Weird: The Al Yankovic Story' Is A Pitch Perfect Biopic Parody (Because Of Course It Is!)

Daniel Radcliffe plays the king of parody pop.

What's For Lunch?

For Michelle Park, Packing Her Kids’ Lunch Is A Celebration Of Culture

The pandemic prompted Park to re-think feeding her kids... and the results were pleasantly surprising.