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

Mental Health

Yup, Pregnancy Rage Is Real. Here’s How To Handle It

It's not your fault if you're feeling angry all the time.


35 A Christmas Story Quotes You Can’t Get Out Of Your Head

It’s all about the “frageelay,” folks.


How To Make Baby Move & Kick, Because Fetal Movement Is A Good Thing

Get ready to count those kicks.

Maternity Fashion

Get Your Sparkle On In These Gold & Glittery Maternity Dresses

Because it’s time to add some glitz to your wardrobe.


How Old Are Santa’s Elves, Anyway?

They’re not as young as you might think.


Here's How Santa Got His Job

Needed: One saint for a rewarding career in gift manufacturing and delivery.


Here's A Quick And Easy Way To Make Santa Footprints, Because You’re Still Wrapping Gifts

Some kids just need a liiittle more proof


Everything You Need To Know About Walmart's Christmas Hours

Because you know there's at least one gift that's still on your list.


How Many Elves Does Santa Have?

Because those toys aren’t going to make themselves.


Do Babies Actually Know When They're Full?

You definitely don't want to overdo it.


Experts Explain Why Friendships Change After Baby

Keep lines of communication open to find out why.


These Christmas Jokes Are Hilarious For The Whole Family

The cornier, the better.


Here’s The Silly Reason Why Santa Says Ho Ho Ho All The Time

It's actually not an abbreviation of any words, it turns out.

Elf on the shelf

19 Cute Elf On The Shelf Printable Props That'll Make Life A Breeze

And really make your elf stand out.


These Dog Advent Calendars Will Be A Total Treat For Your Pooch

Because your four-legged child deserves to be a part of the countdown to Christmas, too.


The Coziest Pajamas For All 8 Nights Of Hanukkah

Don't worry, the pants are stretchy enough if you overindulge on jelly donuts.

Holiday Gifting

15 Hilarious Holiday Gifts For Pregnant People That Will Make Them LOL So Hard They'll Pee

Hey, it happens.


These 18 Costco Thanksgiving Apps Will Keep Everybody Happy Until Turkey Time

Make your holiday easier.

Going Back To Work

7 Ways To Ease Your Anxiety About Going Back To Work Post-Baby

Take a deep breath.


The 12 Best Christmas Books For Toddlers, To Add Holiday Magic Even To Bedtime

They’ll love these festive stories.