Jennifer Parris

Jennifer Parris is a Lifestyle Writer at Romper, where she writes about issues pertaining to today’s parents. She often covers health-related topics, as well as child development stories, relationships, fashion, astrology, and product roundups. Prior to joining Romper, Jennifer was a Senior Writer at Working Mother Magazine. She wrote 11 monthly columns for Working Mother, with a heavy focus on helping working mommas find work-life balance. She interviewed many celebrities as well, including Jessica Alba, Wendy Williams, Edie Falco, etc. Her work has also been published in Parentsand Parenting. Fun fact: when she was fresh out of college, Jennifer was a Staff Writer at Seventeen Magazine, interviewing celebs like Britney Spears and Marc Anthony while also traveling the country profiling teenagers, too. A Queens girl at heart, Jennifer resides in Connecticut with her four children, and an ever-growing menagerie of pets. She is absolutely obsessed with everything 80s and loves photography, which is why her Nikon is never far from her hands.
Jennifer Parris

Education

Here's What Steiner Schools Are All About

Everything you need to know about this whole-human approach to teaching.

Milestones

All Your Questions About Early Intervention For Babies & Toddlers Answered

It can be a critical component in helping your baby meet their milestones.

Baby Names

These 20 Leo Baby Boy Names Are Just Right For Your Little Leader

From Lionel to Leander, these names will totally represent your fiery (but not so ferocious) Leo baby.

Symptoms

Here's The Deal With Upper Stomach Pain During Pregnancy

Tummy troubles during pregnancy are all too common.

New Moms

33 Little Things To Do For New Moms That Go A Long Way

Because they need the help.

Halloween

Ride In Style With These Wheelchair Halloween Costumes

These costumes are on the move and totally amazing.

Halloween

These Hilarious Inflatable Halloween Costumes Will Make Your Family Stand Out

From penguins to poop, everything you can imagine is inflatable.

Gifting

Single Moms Deserve These 20 Amazing Gifts

These gifts are as pretty as they are practical.

Baby Showers

These Are The Sweetest Sunflower Baby Shower Ideas

Let the sunshine in!

Shopping

These 16 White Maternity Dresses Are Perfect For Summer

These look so cool and comfortable.

Baby Showers

How To Throw An Epic Outdoor Baby Shower

Because it’s too nice to have your sprinkle inside.

Raising Kids

15 Sweet Watermelon Coloring Pages You Can Print For Free

These coloring pages are cool, colorful, and most of all, fun.

Infertility

Here's What Experts Say About Yoni Pearls & Infertility

They might be trendy, but are they safe (and do they work)?

Kids' Mental Health

Here's What You Need To Know About Kids And Homesickness, According To Experts

As it turns out, homesickness has its advantages

Raising Kids

These Free Printable Hummingbird Coloring Pages Are So Pretty

Watch your kid’s creativity take flight.

Baby Names

These 30 One Syllable Girl Names Are Simply Beautiful

Perfectly lovely without all those extra letters.

Nursery Decor

These 25 Space-Themed Nursery Ideas Are Out-Of-This-World

Your little one will feel like they’re sleeping among the stars.

Relationships

Partners Experiencing Sympathetic Pregnancy Is Not As Weird As You Might Think

If your non-pregnant partner is having pregnancy symptoms, here's how to handle it.

Fertility

Here's What The Experts Say About At-Home Fertility Tests

It’s natural to be curious about how effective these tests really are.

Breastfeeding

These 13 Foods Will Boost Your Milk Supply, Experts Say

These foods will get things flowing again.