Jenn Rose
Jenn Rose is a freelance writer and mother to one boy in Massachusetts. When she's not writing or parenting, she's watching way too much TV and drinking a little too much wine (NOT chardonnay). She hopes to become a zombie when she dies.

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FLOTUS Wants To Put More Gen Zers In College

The First Lady is turning into that cool guidance counselor you never knew you needed. Her new campaign, Better Make Room, hopes to send kids to college in greater numbers by reaching out to Gen Zers ...
By Jenn Rose

How One Store Gave This Girl The Best Gift Ever

Grocery shopping was once an insurmountable challenge for Melody Leach of Loveland, Colorado. Melody's daughter Beatrice was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was eight months old. Now almost thr...
By Jenn Rose

D.C. Has Big Plans For Paid Maternity Leave

Here's some potentially awesome news for people working in Washington, D.C. City council members Elissa Silverman and David Grosso introduced a bill Tuesday that would provide 16 weeks of paid leave f...
By Jenn Rose

Kids Prefer Facts Over Fiction More Than We Do

If you were asked to take a wild guess at the kinds of books kids and adults prefer to read, what would you say? I'm thinking your answer would go something like this: Kids are all about fairy tales a...
By Jenn Rose

How This "Suitcase" Is Saving Moms & Babies

For women living in Uganda and many other developing regions of the world, giving birth at night can be a dangerous, even harrowing experience. Power outages in healthcare facilities are a common occu...
By Jenn Rose

Are Standing Desks The Next Big Thing For Schools?

Schoolkids in San Rafael, California are poised to become a whole lot healthier this year. At least, that's the aim of one school's latest initiative. Vallecity Elementary School students are getting ...
By Jenn Rose

Child Care Costs Are Becoming Impossible To Pay

According to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute, the cost of having kids is continuing to rise, making the price of raising a family virtually unattainable for an increasing number of Ame...
By Jenn Rose

These Babies Are Really Feelin' The Bern

These babies are ready for a change — and I'm not talking about their diapers. Parents of the Interwebs are posting photos of their babies on Instagram with the hashtag #BabiesForBernie, in what has t...
By Jenn Rose

This New Barbie Ad Brings On All The Feels

Last week, Mattel dropped a new promotional Barbie commercial called "Imagine the Possibilities" on their YouTube channel. And man, is it touching people's hearts. The video, which was shot using hidd...
By Jenn Rose

Here Are The Most Adoption-Friendly Workplaces

Last week, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a nonprofit dedicated to finding homes for children in foster care, released its annual list of the 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in America...
By Jenn Rose

Prepare To Be Amazed By This Cheerleading Toddler

How old were you when you first learned to stand on your dad's hand? As reported by Indiana's WTHR, a pint-sized cheerleading toddler named Zianne Angierein "Zeexhie" Garcia has been taking the Intern...
By Jenn Rose

You Can Now Rent High-End Maternity Clothes

Awesome news for pregnant women everywhere: The popular clothing subscription box brand Le Tote now offers maternity clothing rentals. The genius idea was the brainchild of Le Tote founder, Rakesh Ton...
By Jenn Rose

Uber's New Program Could Help Thousands Of Kids

According to a press release posted on their site Tuesday, Uber will now send its drivers AMBER Alerts, geographically targeted to those who are in the vicinity of a suspected kidnapping. Partnering w...
By Jenn Rose

Carey Mulligan's Baby Name Pick Is Perfection

At the New York premiere of her new movie Suffragette on Monday, Carey Mulligan revealed her baby's name to Entertainment Tonight. As you might be aware, the 30-year-old actress is well-known for guar...
By Jenn Rose

This Teen Is Leading Her High School Football Team

Get your pom-poms out, because you're about to do some serious cheering for Rachel Eaves, a 13-year-old fullback, middle linebacker, and co-captain of the Columbia Middle School football team in Grove...
By Jenn Rose

7 Stars Who've Admitted That Yep, Pregnancy Sucks

On Monday, on her exclusive (and totally-worth-three-bucks-a-month) blog, Kim Kardashian admitted that being pregnant kind of sucks. And man, did her words light up the Internet. The post on KimKardas...
By Jenn Rose

You'll Never Believe Where 1 Mom Was Told To Pump

Working mom Elizabeth Meagher Cooper is seriously P.O.'d after the way she claims she was treated at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Monday. And as her story continues to spread, so is the...
By Jenn Rose

Watch A Bunch Of British Kids Interview Pharrell

I hope you took advantage of that recent Amazon Prime sale, because your kid's favorite song, "Happy" by Pharrell Williams, i
By Jenn Rose

Maybe Screen Time Isn't So Bad For Kids After All?

Until recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics had recommended that children under two shouldn't watch television or use any electronic devices, and screen time for kids over two should be limited...
By Jenn Rose

1.8 Million Boxes Of Cheerios Have Been Recalled

Yesterday brought some pretty big news from one of America's most popular cereal brands: Food manufacturer General Mills has recalled 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios throughout th...
By Jenn Rose