Jamie Kenney

Jamie Kenney is a staff writer at Romper, where she writes about motherhood, politics, web culture, and celebrity parents. She also covers family entertainment to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and more streaming services.

Before joining Romper in 2015, Jamie was a web culture writer at Bustle. Her bylines have also appeared in Parents, Playboy, McSweeny's Internet Tendency, and The Takeout. She earned a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Purchase College, State University of New York. Jamie lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children.

Jamie Kenney

IT COMES FOR US ALL

Marie Kondo Gives Up Tidying Post-Kids, Sparking Joy For Moms Everywhere

It’s about figuring out what you really want to put in order.

Life

Does The FDA's Plan To Limit Lead In Baby Food Go Far Enough?

Some levels of heavy metals are unavoidable, but some experts believe the agency can do better.

Politics

Florida Teachers With “Unvetted” Classroom Books Could Face Felony Charges

Getting even approved books on shelves could take quite some time.

Movies

Pixar’s 'Turning Red' Is Nominated For An Oscar — Here’s How To Watch It Right Now

Turning Red is about a 13-year-old girl who “poofs” into a giant red panda when she gets too excited. Like the Hulk, but cuter!

EXCLUSIVE

Exclusive: Watch How A Group Of Princesses Save The Day In Netflix's New Animated Series

“Princess is a verb!”

Movies

Marcel The Shell Is Officially An Oscar-Nominated Movie Star

Our favorite mollusk might make you cry (in a good way) on the big screen.

Viral

The Purple Wiggle Is A Total Thirst Trap & Moms Are Drinking Him Up

They call him “Big Strong John” and we’ll drink to that...

BABY NAMES

40 Very Vibrant Boy Names That Start With V

Unique names full of vitality!

BABY NAMES

Viviacious & Venerable Girl Names That Start With V

It’s not a common letter to start a name, but it’s a good one!

Wackadoo!

We Ranked The Best (& Worst) Games Our Kids Learned From 'Bluey' — You're Welcome

From the perspective of the parents who have to play them...

TV

10 Parenting Lessons We Learned From Red & Kitty In 'That '70s Show'

As the ‘90s approach for the Formans, we take a look at the important parenting lessons we learned from the original series...

TV

The 'MILF Manor' Twist Was Totally Predictable, But Still Made Us Die Of Cringe

It was deeply cringe.

Viral

Reddit Had Tons Of Advice For Mom Whose Husband Finds Parenting “Painful”

“He just doesn’t want to interact with them.”

News

New Research Finds Parents’ Mental Health Improved During The Expanded Child Tax Credit

The expansion not only lifted millions of children out of poverty, but appears to have reduced anxiety among low-income parents.

Rawr!

The Pop Culture Bears You Need To Know

From fat bears to chef bears to murderous bears, bears are having a moment.

Quirky Baby Names

A Quintessential List Of “Q” Names For Boys

There aren’t a lot, but we’ve got a good start...

BABY NAMES

Quirky, Quaint, & UniQue Girl Names That Start With Q

This list is quintessential.

Family Dinner

Alex Guaranschelli Is A Renowned Chef, But Her Daughter Still Gets Recipe Inspo From TikTok

The Food Network star on cooking with her daughter, the foods that shaped her, and her maybe concerning dependence on mustard.

Valentine's Day

25 Sweet Movies Families Can Watch Together On Valentine’s Day

These movies are full of romance and love, but come with ratings that are appropriate for all ages.

MAMA MIA!

Mama Mia! Ronzoni Announces Beloved Pastina Is Discontinued & The Internet's Lost It

The news that Ronzoni was discontinuing pastina has some fans panicking.