Jennifer White

Highlights

  • Author of parenting books including "Dads, Teach Your Child About Manners" and "A Primer for Fathers: What to Expect During Pregnancy and Baby's First Year"
  • Lecturer on child growth and development
  • Public school teacher
  • Counselor for parents, teachers, and children

Experience

Jennifer White is a former writer for Verywell Family covering parenting. She has authored parenting books and has worked in childcare and education fields for over 15 years. She now focuses much of her energy on raising her four children, participating in child-related community service projects, and expressing her views on parenting as a freelance writer.

Jennifer's experience includes:

  • Collaborating with other parents to facilitate a weekly community playgroup that services a large group of families throughout Metrowest Massachusetts.
  • Presenting lectures on the growth and development of children to parents and undergraduate education students.
  • Authoring parenting books including: Dad's Teach Your Child About Manners and A Primer for Fathers - What to Expect During Pregnancy and Baby's First Year.
  • Freelance writing for such publications as BayStateParent.
  • Writing as the Kids' Product Feature Writer at Suite 101.
  • Teaching first and second grades in a public school.
  • Counseling parents, teachers, and children facing academic, behavioral, and emotional challenges.

Education

Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from Millersville University and a Master's in education from Penn State University. Additionally, she has taken multiple workshops under the topics of breastfeeding, child development, children's nutrition, parenting, play therapy, prepared childbirth, hypnobirthing, and children's grief counseling.

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