Jen Simon

Redhead, reluctant sleep expert, survivor of PPD, humorist, reformed bitch. Kansan by birth; NYer by choice; suburbanite by kids.


Jen Simon writes about motherhood, depression, anxiety, sex, pop culture, and feminism. In addition to writing for Babble, she writes for The Washington Post, Cosmo, Yahoo Parents, Scary Mommy, and more. Her fifth anthology was just released. While she writes about serious topics, Jen's also a pretty funny lady. Her tweets and Facebook posts have been included in funniest round-ups from Babble, Today Parents, and The Huffington Post.


Jen grew up in Kansas City, spent 14 years in NYC, and now lives in the 'burbs in NJ .



Fun Facts

  • Most embarrassing parenting moment:

    When my toddler answered my vibrator.

  • 3 things I can’t live without:

    Prozac, the internet, and DVR.

  • The first thing people notice about me:

    My red hair.

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