Jen McGuire

Jen is a mom to 4 voracious sons, a loyal thrift shopper and connoisseur of fine boxed white wines. She is a writer and also a Canadian. Sorry.
Recent Articles

Here's How Much Melania Trump's Security Costs

When major budget cuts are proposed that will cut funding to essential services like Meals on Wheels, arts programs in public schools, and the EPA, the cost of keeping Melania Trump protected in Trump...
By Jen McGuire

Kristen Bell Is Dressing For Herself, Not Her Husband

I like to believe every woman has at least one item in her closet that requires exactly no one's approval. Not her best friend's approval, not her mother's, and not her partner's either. For me it's a...
By Jen McGuire

Woman's Photo Of Grandfather's Stories Goes Viral

Here is one of the truest things I know: Nobody loves you like your grandparents love you. If you're lucky enough to have amazing grandparents, that is. Not everyone is lucky enough to have grandparen...
By Jen McGuire

How Healthy School Lunches Help Improve Grades

Ever wonder if those healthy lunches you were eating as a kid actually made a difference? If you were suffering through the crudites for good reason, or if you could have been just double-fisting pota...
By Jen McGuire

Photo Of Freedom Caucus Discussing The AHCA Is Telling

It's no secret that the House Freedom Caucus is largely made up of right wing conservatives. The fledgling group, founded in 2015, was created by a small number of Republican senators who wanted to re...
By Jen McGuire

Could 'Super Why' Be Cut Under Trump's Budget?

White House Chief Budget Director Mick Mulvaney unleashed the 2018 proposed budget on the public this Thursday, and it spelled bad news for dozens of programs that are considered "discretionary." The ...
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These Shows Are At The Trump Budget's Mercy

There was a time in my life when my days revolved around PBS kids shows. When I was a kid (brace yourself for how hokey this sounds), my milk and cookies were eaten in perfect time with the Sesame Str...
By Jen McGuire

Watch Mr. Rogers Defend PBS Before Congress

The White House announced President Trump's first proposed budget for 2018 on Thursday, and it was noteworthy for several reasons, to say the least. Trump and White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney...
By Jen McGuire

Trump Budget Slashes Arts Programs In Schools

If anyone was still wondering how President Trump's administration felt about the arts, they need wonder no more. The White House announced a proposed budget on Thursday, and the news was grim for man...
By Jen McGuire

Send These Real AF Pregnancy Cards To Your Friends

Before I had my first baby I was a level 10 moron. I knew what to expect when I was expecting and once the baby arrived (the sleepless nights, the crying baby, the sagging breasts), but I totally didn...
By Jen McGuire