Jennifer Thome

Jennifer Thome

I'm a freelance writer/translator.

Parenting, Motherhood, China, Nutrition, Germany, Science, Culture, Food, Recipes, Health.

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Since You Won’t Say It, I Will: Having a Baby Sucks!

Postpartum depression doesn’t always look the way you'd expect...

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I Stayed in a Los Angeles Chinese Maternity Hotel - Pregnancy Tips ...

Every year thousands of women pay tens of thousands of dollars to have a baby in America. Here's what they are getting.

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What Makes German Parents So Great?

It's not the reason you'd think...

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What I Needed to Hear in My Darkest Parenting Moment - Toddler Tips & Advice |

The question I was most afraid to ask redeemed me.

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything

Don't worry, this method is both good for babies and good for moms.

Teeth article

Dentist Reveals 10 Ways to Save Your Kid's Teeth - Baby Tips ...

Keeping those tiny teeth healthy doesn't have to be a chore.

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Doctors Raise Concern about Organic Food Pouches - Baby Tips & Advice |

Organic food pouches can be a blessing and a curse. Here's why doctors recommend minimizing their use.

Traveling article

9 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe When Traveling Abroad

After hearing that we were taking our toddler on a journey around the globe, everyone asked: don’t you worry something might happen?
Of course I do! But I also know that good preparation can prevent bad things from happening.

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Finally, a Cure for Colic and Reflux! - Baby Tips & Advice |

German babies don't have colic or reflux. Here's why.

Milestones article

Calm Down, You Don't Need to Rush Baby's Milestones - Baby Tips ...

You may be tempted to rush your baby into its milestones, but doing so may do more harm than good.

Weight loss article

How I dropped 18 pregnancy pounds in 2 weeks

Turns out, losing the weight was as easy as eating bacon. Lots and lots of bacon.

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How to Pick the Perfect Bottle to Prevent Nipple Confusion

Picking the perfect nipple is easier (and more fun!) than you think!

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Have Mom Guilt? Good! - The Kids Tips & Advice |

Many moms are riddled with guilt, but they shouldn't be. Evolution holds the key to this powerful emotion.

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9 Things You Can Totally Say to Moms - Baby Tips & Advice |

Everyone talks about what you shouldn't say to new moms. Here are 9 things all of us would be glad to hear.

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Is This the Fastest Way to Potty Train? - Toddler Tips & Advice | mom ...

The Chinese have been doing it for thousands of years, so why is the rest of the world slow to catch on?