Ashley Jones

Ashley Jones is a lifestyle writer at Romper, where she writes about the topics every parent wants to know more about. From breastfeeding questions to teething trials, toddler sleep habits, body image, confidence, and more, her work includes expert advice from pediatricians, dentists, and nutritionists. She also reports on the best of the best kid toys, books, home decor, and other must-have items to make parenting life just a little easier. Ashley's work has appeared in various publications both online and in print including Mommy Poppins, Elite Daily, Let Grow, and Cancer Today. She studied journalism at Kilgore College and the University of Houston, winning awards for collegiate newspaper reporting and feature-writing. A mom and stepmom to four kids, Ashley is a native Houstonian who loves to cheer on the Astros and snack on chips and queso. You can follow Ashley on Twitter at @AshleyA_Jones.

Ashley Jones


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