Jenny True

Jenny True is Jenny Pritchett, who started the popular blog Jenny True: An Excruciatingly Personal Food Blog when she was 39, single, and childless. Now she's older, married, and the mother of an infant. A Bay Area-based writer and editor, she's also a longtime creative writing teacher at San Francisco's Writing Salon. Follow Jenny True on Facebook and on the web at https://jennytrue.com.
Recent Articles

Dear Jenny: Do I *Have* To Attend A Wedding After Having A Baby?

Our resident advice-giver-outer Jenny True provides shouty, full-hearted answers to your niggling questions about pregnancy and parenthood in her column What The Actual. Warning: This is not a baby-and-me singalong, this is about yelling into the cos…
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Dear Jenny: How Can We Make Mother's Day Suck Less?

Our resident advice-giver-outer Jenny True provides shouty, full-hearted answers to your niggling questions about pregnancy and parenthood in her column What The Actual. Warning: This is not a baby-and-me singalong, this is about yelling into the cos…
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Dear Jenny: How Do We Stop Arguing At Night With Baby In The Room?!

Our resident advice-giver-outer Jenny True provides shouty, full-hearted answers to your niggling questions about pregnancy and parenthood in her column What The Actual. Warning: This is not a f*cking baby-and-me singalong, this is about yelling into…
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40 Things I (Reluctantly) Accomplished Before 9 A.M. Today, Because Motherhood

To celebrate and acknowledge the work moms do in the morning before the clock strikes 9, Romper is asking families to share their #Before9AM tales of triumph and woe on Instagram all month. It took Heracles 12 years to get his to-do list done. In fai…
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My Daughters Love To Scream "PENIS!" & I Don't Want To Send The Wrong Message

Our resident advice-giver-outer Jenny True provides shouty, full-hearted answers to your niggling questions about pregnancy and parenthood in her column What The Actual. Warning: This is not a f*cking baby-and-me singalong, this is about yelling into…
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I Want Another Baby, But I'm So Tired. What Do I Do?

Our resident advice-giver-outer Jenny True provides shouty, full-hearted answers to your niggling questions about pregnancy and parenthood in her column What The Actual. Warning: This is not a f*cking baby-and-me singalong, this is about yelling into…
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Um, Can I Go Into The Women's Restroom If I'm A Dad?

Our resident advice-giver-outer Jenny True provides shouty, full-hearted answers to your niggling questions about pregnancy and parenthood in her column What The Actual. Warning: This is not a f*cking baby-and-me singalong, this is about yelling into…
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I Can't Leave My Kid Or She'll Start Crying, What Do I Do?

Our resident advice-giver-outer Jenny True provides shouty, full-hearted answers to your niggling questions about pregnancy and parenthood in her column What The Actual. Warning: This is not a f*cking baby-and-me singalong, this is about yelling into…
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But I Can't Be *Bothered* To Do Date Night

Our resident advice-giver-outer Jenny True provides shouty, full-hearted answers to your niggling questions about pregnancy and parenthood in her column What The Actual. Warning: This is not a f*cking baby-and-me singalong, this is about yelling into…
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I’m Pregnant And Not In Love (With My OB)

Our resident advice-giver-outer Jenny True provides shouty, full-hearted answers to your niggling questions about pregnancy and parenthood in her column What The Actual. Warning: This is not a f*cking baby-and-me singalong, this is about yelling into…
By Jenny True