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Just Jennifer: In Your Room

For most people, the heart of their home is the kitchen. It’s the place that most people gather, eat, share stories, and above all, bond. In my home, it’s my bedroom. Years ago, when we had a small apartment, our…

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Saying Goodbye to Just Jennifer

“Just Jennifer” was my first (and only) foray into the world of blogging. Each week, more or less, I would write about things that were happening in my life, my kids’ lives, and try to wrap it up in a…

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The Working Mothers of Today

Over my twenty years in journalism, I have asked one question, without fail, for every interview. “How do you balance it all?” For the most part, I would get pat answers. “It’s easy,” some would say. “Well, I have an…

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Behind the Scenes with Ruth Soukup

For the most part, scheduling celebrity cover shoots is fairly straightforward. A public relations person, manager, or assistant will reach out to Celebrity Parents Magazine with a pitch regarding their client, and then it’s just a matter of scheduling the…

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Behind the Scenes with Lenore Skenazy

  On what might have easily been the hottest day of the summer, we went to my old stomping grounds, Queens, NY, to shoot our cover celebrity, Lenore Skenazy. But this wasn’t the first time that Lenore and I had…

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Behind the Scenes with Sukey Molloy

  Some people are a perfect match for their professions, and that can very much be said of Sukey Molloy. The children’s singer and performer has such a gentle way about her that you can’t imagine her doing anything else—and…

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Behind the Scenes with Ariane Duarte

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Well, the same applies to Editors-in-Chief, too. When we were finalizing the details for the Ariane Duarte cover shoot, I must admit that I wasn’t too heartbroken when…

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Behind the Scenes with Heather Langenkamp

Back in the day, I was a big fan of horror films. In fact, on our very first date, my hubby and I saw a Friday the 13th film. As much as I loved Jason, I loved Freddy Krueger even…

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Behind the Scenes with Rob Base

It’s 1988 in Queens, NY. The song “It Takes Two” hits the airwaves, and becomes the song of the summer—and an instant classic. Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock created a song that became the ultimate party-starter, and continues to…

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Behind the Scenes with Actress Peggy Miley

Like most people, I first fell in love with Peggy Miley after seeing her as the doting grandma in the Christmas-themed Cheerios commercial. I won’t lie; Peggy bears a striking resemblance to my own beloved Mom, and I was intent…