Jennifer Parris

Jennifer Parris is a Lifestyle Writer at Romper, where she writes about issues pertaining to today’s parents. She often covers health-related topics, as well as child development stories, relationships, fashion, astrology, and product roundups. Prior to joining Romper, Jennifer was a Senior Writer at Working Mother Magazine. She wrote 11 monthly columns for Working Mother, with a heavy focus on helping working mommas find work-life balance. She interviewed many celebrities as well, including Jessica Alba, Wendy Williams, Edie Falco, etc. Her work has also been published in Parentsand Parenting. Fun fact: when she was fresh out of college, Jennifer was a Staff Writer at Seventeen Magazine, interviewing celebs like Britney Spears and Marc Anthony while also traveling the country profiling teenagers, too. A Queens girl at heart, Jennifer resides in Connecticut with her four children, and an ever-growing menagerie of pets. She is absolutely obsessed with everything 80s and loves photography, which is why her Nikon is never far from her hands.

Jennifer Parris

Pregnancy Loss

10 Songs About Pregnancy Loss To Keep You Company

A little catharsis can be so good.

Halloween

36 Frightfully Funny Halloween Knock Knock Jokes

Mix up the scary with a little silly.

Birth

4 Signs You’re Dilating, Which Could Mean It’s Almost Baby Time

Any minute now.

Halloween

20 Fun Mother & Son Halloween Costume Ideas

A perfect pair.

Costumes

29 Legit Harry Potter Costumes For Fans Of All Ages

Because it’s fun to pretend you’re not a muggle.

Been there, done that

35 Seasoned Parents Share Their Back-To-School Advice — Because They’ve Seen It All

Open houses are important, and sometimes, so are cookies for breakfast.

Health

Toddler Grinding Their Teeth? Here's When Parents Should Be Concerned

The sound is completely cringey.

Back-To-School

From Poses To Backgrounds, These Are The Best Back-To-School Picture Ideas

Your pics will definitely get an A+ for effort.

Trying

Don't Freak Out If The Line On Your Pregnancy Test Vanishes

Take a deep breath.

Fourth of July

What To Know About Lowe's Fourth Of July Hours

The savings are something to celebrate.

Holidays

What You Need To Know About Costco’s Fourth Of July 2022 Hours

You can get delish deals if you plan ahead.

LOL

50 Silly Father’s Day Riddles

You’re speaking his love language.

Father's Day

Hilarious Dad Jokes & Puns To Share On Father's Day

You’re speaking his love language.

Father's Day

30 Father’s Day Quotes In Spanish That Your Papá Will Love

These heartfelt mensajes will mean so much to your dad.

Blended Family

“Happy Father's Day, Stepdad” Messages To Warm His Heart

Because biology doesn't always make you a dad — love does.

Father's Day

20 Sweet Messages To Write A Father’s Day Card For Grandpa

He’ll feel so loved.

Father's Day

These Sweet Printable Father’s Day Cards Are Totally Free

Just make sure that you have enough ink to crank out these cute cards.

Memorial Day

by Jennifer Parris and Cat Bowen

What To Say To A Veteran On Memorial Day

It can be tough to find the right words.

Memorial Day

How To Say “Thank You” This Memorial Day

Because those who sacrificed everything deserve our gratitude.

Life

12 Signs Your Marriage Will Survive Infidelity