Jenny True

Jenny True is Jenny Pritchett, an award-winning writer and columnist who started the popular blog Jenny True: An Excruciatingly Personal Mommy Blog when she was 39, single, and childless. Now those things are different. Follow Jenny True on Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, and the web at

Sibling Rivalry

My Brother, The Favorite, Is Hosting A Family Get-Together, Despite Our Agreement

He's winning major points with this move!


My First-Grader's Teacher Made Her Ask Santa To Cure COVID

What was she thinking?


Dear Jenny: My Kid Is Having Nightmares & I Don't Know How To Help Her


Dear Jenny: Do I Tell My Kid About J.K. Rowling?

Pandemic Parenting

Dear Jenny: I Don't Want To Go Back To Our Old Way

I've gotten used to all this quality time.


Dear Jenny: Our Preschool Won't Deal With The Biter

Dear Jenny

Should We Risk It & See The Friends Who've Been Everywhere?

Dear Jenny

How Should My White Child Draw Race?


Dear Jenny: I Want To Raise My Kids Differently Than I Was, But How?


How Should I Handle The End Of The World?


Dear Jenny: My Friend's Kid Is A Playdate-Ruiner


Dear Jenny: The Neighbors' Kid Keeps Coming Over To Hang With *Me*


Dear Jenny: Do I Ghost The Anti-Vaxx Dad I Met?


Dear Jenny: My Fiancé Is Too Harsh With My Toddler


Dear Jenny: My Partner & I Always Fight At My Parents' House At Christmas. Weird.


Dear Jenny: Is My Kid Sick, Or Just Dreading School?


Dear Jenny: Can I Tell People *Not* To Buy My Kid Stuff For Christmas?


8 Ways To Drink Less This December (No, Really)


Is My Parenting Jedi Trick OK Or Am I Damaging My Kid?

Dear Jenny

I'm Horrified By The Costume My 9-Year-Old Picked Out