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

Astrology

Aries, Everything Is Going To Feel A Little Extra In 2023

But keep your focus on family first.

Christmas

35 Elf On The Shelf Instagram Captions For Elves With A Mind Of Their Own

You know what they would say if they could.

Holiday Season

Which Stores & Restaurants Are Closed On Christmas Day 2022?

It's not as bad as you might think.

Shopping

The 16 Best Subscription Boxes For Every Kind Of Kid

From fashion to art, there’s a curated box for every interest.

Holidays

70 Christmas Dad Jokes That Are Sure To Sleigh

Dad will be oh so punny when he tells these groan-worthy gags.

Holidays

How Many Elves Does Santa Have?

Those toys aren’t going to make themselves.

Holidays

How To Make Santa Footprints

Some kids just need a liiittle more proof.

Holidays

What Stores & Restaurants Are Open On Christmas Day 2022?

You'll need to make your selections wisely.

Health

Why Does My Vagina Smell Sour? Vaginal Odors & What They Mean

TL;DR? You probably don’t need to stress.

Christmas

20 Places To Volunteer On Christmas Eve

You can make a difference.

Holidays

These Holiday Squishmallows Are So Elfin Adorable

Yule be sorry if you don’t get them.

Gift Guide

13 Brilliant Gifts For Kids Obsessed With Music — Especially Singing Very Loudly

Especially singing very loudly.

Hanukkah

The Best Hanukkah Pajamas

For eight nights of cozy.

Pregnancy

Yes, It’s Possible To Get Pregnant If You Have An IUD

It's very rare, but it can happen, and it can be dangerous.

Holidays

21 A+ Christmas Gifts For Teachers

A perfect score.

Elf on the shelf

10 Printable Elf On The Shelf Goodbye Letters

Make it a little easier to say TTFN to your EOTS.

Parenting

Baby Growth Spurts: When They Happen & What To Expect

Pediatricians explain what’s going on, and how to get through it.

Parenting

How To Handle It When Someone Criticizes Your Parenting

Because cutting comments aren't cool.

Holiday Gifting

20 Secret Santa Gifts Under $5 That Won’t Disappoint

You don’t have to break the bank to make someone smile.

Pregnancy

37 Summer-Inspired Names For Your Totally Laid-Back Baby Boy

Like a ray of sunshine.