Jamie Kenney

Jamie Kenney is an associate editor for news and entertainment at Romper and Scary Mommy, where she writes about a wide range of topics pertaining to motherhood, including politics, health, news, web culture, and celebrity parents, as well as family entertainment to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and other streaming services. Additionally, she writes essays that run the gamut from silly to serious in an effort to capture the full spectrum of what it is to be a parent today.

Prior to joining Romper in 2015, she was a part-time web culture editor at Bustle. Within months, however, she was asked to join the team at Romper in helping launch the site. In November 2022, she came on as a full-time staff member. She joined the Scary Mommy team in 2024.

Jamie earned earned a bachelor's degree in creative writing and history from Purchase College, State University of New York. Her previous work has also appeared in Parents, Playboy, McSweeny's Internet Tendency, Jezebel, and The Takeout.

Jamie lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children and enjoys hiking, embroidery, reading, and other activities mainly enjoyed by septuagenarian retirees. As such, she strives to embody the spirits of all four of the Golden Girls at once. You can find her on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Jamie Kenney

Royals

by Jamie Kenney

Prince George & Princess Charlotte Joined Their Parents For A Very Sporty Weekend

The royal family was spotted attending major sporting events over the weekend, including Wimbledon & the Euro Final.

Royals

by Jamie Kenney

Prince Harry Accepts Pat Tillman Award At ESPYs

The Duke of Sussex took the opportunity to draw attention to the Invictus Games.

Entertainment

by Jamie Kenney

Brittany & Patrick Mahomes Released A Sweet Pregnancy Announcement For Baby #3

And we take our best stab at guessing the baby’s name.

I Do!

by Jamie Kenney

Olivia Munn And John Mulaney Are Married

The pair have had a tumultuous few years...

Exclusive

by Jamie Kenney

The Journey Continues On Pokémon Horizons & We Have An Exclusive First Look

We would follow Captain Pikachu anywhere.

Bandit Presents...

by Jamie Kenney

Bandit’s Unhinged Retelling Of A Classic Story Will Resonate With Parents At Bedtime

A classic as only Bandit could tell it.

Exclusive

by Jamie Kenney

Rebel Wilson Is Going Through “Insane” Sleep Deprivation With Daughter Royce

It certainly helps that her little girl is very much in “such an adorable phase” right now.

Entertainment

by Jamie Kenney

7 Times Movies & TV Actually Showed The Complicated Reality Of PPD

It’s no longer a taboo subject, but accurate and compassionate on-screen depictions of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders like PPD are still few and far between.

EXPERIENCE POINTS

by Jamie Kenney

New Parents Have Milestones, Too — Even If Nobody Tracks Them

What to expect when you’re no longer expecting.

We Are Family

by Jamie Kenney

30 Instagram Captions For Cousin Photos

Because a picture is worth a thousand words, but a good caption to go with it is truly priceless.

Exclusive

by Jamie Kenney

Kylie Kelce On Being OK With “Bare Minimum” Days & The Chaos Of Three Kids Under 5

“It’s okay that we get to the end of the night and they're all breathing and they're in their clean beds, safe.”

VIRAL

by Jamie Kenney

Are Moms Really Charging For Playdates? We Investigated.

We lost it on charging to sit on a couch.

Movies

by Jamie Kenney

Hold Your Fire, 'Bluey' Fans: Bloofy In 'Inside Out 2' Is Clearly About 'Blue's Clues'

Some think the cartoon dog is awfully familiar...

Exclusive

by Jamie Kenney

Taraji P. Henson Built A Salon Playground For Her Inner Child

“I’m healing and I’m taking care of my little TJ.”

EXCLUSIVE

by Jamie Kenney

How Spidey and His Amazing Friends Is Combining Your Kids' Very Favorite Things

Season 3’s new story arc is 65 million years in the making...

Viral

by Jamie Kenney

'Inside Out 2' Is Being Praised For Depicting An Anxiety Attack So Accurately

“I felt seen.”

Exclusive

by Jamie Kenney

In 'Tuesday,' Death Is A Parrot & Motherhood Means Letting Go

Director Daina O. Pusić and co-star Lola Petticrew speak to Romper about this heartbreaking mother-daughter fairytale.

EXCLUSIVE

by Jamie Kenney

Molly of Denali Highlights The Many Ways To Celebrate Juneteenth In New Episode

From cookouts to rodeos to red foods, there are many ways to honor the spirit of Juneteenth.

Heeeeeeeere's DAD!

by Jamie Kenney

Why Bandit Is Actually Our Favorite TV Dad

Where do we even start?

Movies

by Jamie Kenney

Is 'Inside Out 2' Appropriate For Little Kids? Here’s What Parents Need To Know

Riley’s 13, so how old should your kiddo be when they watch the sequel?