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


Here’s Why You Should Never Put Your Squishmallows In The Washing Machine

Washing machines are *not* their friends, FYI.

St. Patrick's Day

How To Explain St. Patrick's Day To Kids

It’s not just about leprechauns, wearing greens, and chasing rainbows.

Cold Season

Everything You Need To Know About Your Toddler’s Dry Cough

Here are some of the causes and treatments.


6 Things To Know About Scorpio Babies

Their sting is a lot sweeter than you might think.


6 Things To Know About Libra Babies

They’re all about happiness and harmony, beauty and balance.

St. Patrick's Day

This Used To Be The Official Color For St. Patrick's Day

Because it wasn't always green, you know.


How To Cut Baby's Hair Without Totally Ruining It

Because all that snipping isn't always a snap.


These Are The Best Texts To Send To Someone Who's Getting Divorced

“You are not alone.”

Baby Names

25 Sweet St. Patrick’s-Inspired Baby Names For Lucky Babies

Because you're feeling pretty fortunate.


Real Families Share 7 Ways Kids Convinced Their Parents To Get A Dog

How could they refuse?

St. Patrick's Day

When Is St. Patrick's Day 2022? It Falls On This Day Of The Week This Year

It’s when Irish eyes will be smiling.


New Moms Will Feel Fabulous In These Postpartum Swimsuits

Wearing one will feel like a day at the beach (or pool).

Valentine's Day

Games, Gadgets & More Valentine's Day Gifts Men Will Love is better

These thoughtful (and useful) gifts are a home run.

Valentine's Day

Here’s When You’ll Start Seeing Valentine’s Day Goodies At Walmart

Because you can never stock up too soon.


Here's The Deal With Your Vagina Smelling Like Garlic

It may or may not be related to what you're eating.

First Trimester

9 Signs Your First Trimester Is Going Exactly As It Should

It can feel unfamiliar, but try not to stress.

Baby Names

These Hawaiian Baby Girl Names Are As Lovely As The Islands

Aloha, anyone?

Baby Names

32 Lovely Ocean-Inspired Names For Your Baby Girl

These aquatically-inspired names are so beautiful.

Baby Names

20 Baby Names If You Love Classic Names Like William

These baby names *will* win you over.


These Space Heaters Are Safe For Your Baby's Room

Safety first.