Janet Manley

Janet writes about maternal health, economic policy, emotional wellness, parenting trends, children's literature, celebrity features, and the profound existential chasm that awaits us all. ⁣Born and raised in Australia, she has a Master of Arts in Creative Writing, and has been published by ELLE, the New Yorker, CNN, Buzzfeed, Gawker, Racked, The Hairpin, The Toast, The Millions, Glamour, The Billfold, Sydney Morning Herald, and McSweeney's, where she is a columnist.
Janet Manley

Parenting

Everything Is Embarrassing

Longreads

Entertainment

This Rugged Survivalist Show Is Clearly About Missing Your Family

Entertainment

Kehlani Opens Up About Raising Her 1-Year-Old Daughter To Be A "Confident" Advocate

Life

This Upcoming Kids' Book Has A Real Case Of The Sunday Scaries

Life

Jill Biden Has Some Advice For Your Kids

Entertainment

Kate Bosworth On Becoming An “Instant Parent” To A 13-Year-Old

Life

Dan Santat & Minh Lê On Escape, Over-Parenting, & Why Kidlit Is So Important Right Now

Wellness

Goldie Hawn Will Make You Feel Much Better About All Of This

News

Kids Who Love STEM Can Watch Astronauts & Underwater Cave Explorers Online Today & Tomorrow

Life

Author-Illustrator Molly Idle On How Having Children Changes The Way You Read

Entertainment

Amanda Seyfried Has Been “Practicing Isolation” For Way Longer Than You

Life

Your Child's Potty Issues Right Now Are A Piece Of A Much Larger Phenomenon

Entertainment

Catherine Reitman On 'Workin' Moms' Season 4 & Getting A Front-Row Seat To Our Children

Life

Kate Baer Is Willing To Say The Thing We’re All Thinking

Entertainment

Watching David Chang Prepare For Fatherhood Is Perfect Comfort-Viewing

Life

Families Who TikTok Through Isolation Are Onto Something, Say Experts

Life

Families Recreating Famous Art Are Winning The Isolation Game

Life

For Women Delivering Babies Right Now, Birth Plans Have Gone Out The Window

Entertainment

Jacques Torres Has The Secret To Nailing It, & It's About Lowering The Bar