Jen McGuire

Jen McGuire is a news and entertainment writer for Romper. She joined the BDG team in 2016, and continues to write about all things royal, family entertainment across all streaming services, politics, and viral parenting news. Jen also writes essays about her life as a single mom of four boys. Jen's bylines have also appeared in Good Housekeeping, O magazine, Canadian Family, Parents, and more. Her new book NEST: Letting Go From Italy, France, and Ireland about raising her sons and learning to live alone in Europe was released in May 2021. Jen lives in Canada and is desperately seeking a dog. If you meet any good ones, let her know.

Jen McGuire


How To Watch 'A Muppet Family Christmas' This Holiday Season

It's the crossover special of your dreams.


Princess Charlotte Takes After "Granny Diana" With Her Love Of Dancing

The young royal all about ballet. And Shakira.

Holiday Entertainment

15 Classic Christmas Songs Kids Will Be Dancing To All December Long

There are so many good ones to choose.


Is The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Appropriate For Kids? Here’s What Parents Should Know

It’s rated TV-MA for a reason.... So, tits up and watch Midge’s act after the kids go to bed!


20 Of Kate Middleton’s Best Winter Looks

You can never go wrong with plaid!


Mom Asked Child-Free Coworker For Vacation Days Because She Doesn't "Need" That Many

“She’s upset and says that it’s my fault her kids’ dreams are being crushed.”


Netflix Is Making A Movie About The Grandma & Teen Whose Thanksgiving Text Story Went Viral

“You not my grandma. Can I still get a plate tho?”

Kids' Entertainment

Take An Exclusive Peek At A Brand New Peppa Pig Christmas Episode

Oh, Goody!


Twitter Reacts As SCOTUS Decides Fate Of Abortion Rights

“Abortion rights are being decided by a committee of nine where the majority of members have never had a uterus.”


Why I Made My Kids Give Me Christmas Presents

The gifts were reminders that, Oh my god, they know me. They paid attention.


Meghan Markle Issues Statement After Legal Victory Over Letter To Her Dad

“This is a victory not just for me, but for anyone who has ever felt scared to stand up for what’s right.”


Obama & Dr. Fauci Surprised Kids As They Got Their Covid Vaccines At School

Fist bumps and stickers all around.


Khloé Kardashian Relies On Her iPhone & YouTube To Keep True Calm In Restaurants

Bless those YouTube videos.


You Can Spend The Night At The Home Alone House & Eat Pizza With Buzz McAllister

Or a candlelit dinner of microwavable Kraft Macaroni & Cheese.


Dax Shepard Reveals The Bedtime Hack That Works Like A Charm With His Youngest Daughter

“She is out cold in 90 seconds.”


Ghostbusters: Afterlife Hits The Sweet Spot For Older Kids & Parents

Nostalgia + hero kids = a good time for everyone.


President Biden Gave The Sweetest Advice To A Young Girl With A Stutter

“I promise you, it will go away if you just keep at it, okay?”


Kate Middleton Is Hosting A Christmas Carol Service

Can we formally request the duchess sings “Jingle Bells”?


A 9-Year-Old Told Their Classmate Santa Isn't Real & Parents Were Miffed

The child feels “absolutely gutted” that they’ve upset others about the big man in red.


Carole Middleton Reveals "Cheeky" Christmas Decor That'll Make Her Grandkids Laugh

“We can’t be too serious at Christmas!”