Kristen Cervantes

Kristen (Krissy) is a freelance writer for Romper, where she writes about the trials and tribulations of motherhood. Before writing for Romper, Krissy was an assistant editor for a craft magazine, features editor for the Daily Titan newspaper at Cal State Fullerton and intern for OC Metro and OC Family. She has a bachelor's degree in Communications from Cal State Fullerton. When Krissy isn't indulging in her hobbies of being a bargain wine enthusiast and avid Target shopper, she likes to spend time with her two dogs, daughter and husband (most of the time in that order). Krissy resides in sunny (and expensive) Southern California where she splits her time between work, spending time with her family and raising a confident and strong-willed girl who is growing up way too fast. Feel free to reach her at kcervantes625@gmail.com.
Kristen Cervantes

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Elf On The Shelf Culture Goes *Deep*

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To The Boys Who Do Ballet Alongside My Daughter

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My Husband & I Are Going Through A "Sleep Divorce"

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I Found Out My Daughter Calls Someone Else "Mom"

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Having A Preemie Scared Me Off Having Another Child

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I Got A Student Loan When I Had A Baby & Wish I Hadn't

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We Have An Only Child & Yes, We Ditch Her on Valentine's Day

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I Quit Social Media & Realized I Don't Know What Else To Do

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It Took Me Six Years To Make Friends After Having A Baby

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My Epidural Felt Amazing, & I Would Do It Again

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When My Daughter Was In The NICU, I Imagined She Was Home

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Here's What A Californian Family Living On $70,000 Spent On School Shopping

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My Kid Watches A *Ton* of TV & She Is Just Fine, Thanks

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Here's How Much I Spent on My Daughter's Birthday Party As A Mom On $70,000

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I Announced My Pregnancy At 6 Weeks, & No It Wasn't "Too Early"

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We're A Family Of 3 On $70,000, & Here's What We Spent On A Week's Groceries

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The Book That Means Everything To Parents Of Preemies

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How Other Moms Feel When You Brag About Milestones

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I Didn’t Realize My Toddler Had Nursemaid's Elbow, & It Was Scary AF

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My Daughter's Fears Make Me Feel Helpless Because I Can't "Fix" Them For Her