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Jacqueline Weiss

Lifestyle Writer

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About Jacqueline

Based in Los Angeles, Jacqueline is a freelance writer and social media strategist. She has been blogging for over 13 years on her website ‘’, where she shares recipes and writes about food, entertainment, and lifestyle choices. Her writing has been published in magazines such as PEOPLE, EatingWell, Reader’s Digest, and INSIDER, to name a few, and she has worked with a number of small businesses to help grow their social media engagement. Jacqueline has also been a writer for ‘’, writing about breaking celebrity news and entertainment, as well as sharing content to social media accounts.

Background and Experience

  • BS, Journalism, Emerson College

FamilyEducation Area of Expertise

Jacqueline is the lead lifestyle and food writer for Family Education, focusing on easy family recipes, nutrition and kids' entertainment and activities.

  • Family History and Geneaology

    Ever wonder what traits kids get from mom vs dad? Here are 7 traits babies inherit from their mother's side according to genetics.

  • Trying to Conceive

    The diet at the time of conception may cause permanent changes in the DNA of children.

  • Baby Names, Choosing a Name

    If you’re looking for a list of names which evoke the magic of Disney, this is the ultimate collection.

  • Baby Names, Choosing a Name

    For picks that highlight that attitude and spunk she’ll grow into with age, look no further than these sassy girl names.

  • Entertainment and Activities, Games, Family Games

    Kids don't have to go to an expensive camp to have a blast this summer! Bust summer boredom with these classic camp-inspired activities and crafts you can do at home with your kids. Find both indoor and outdoor activities for groups and individuals.

  • Entertainment and Activities, Books

    We’ve rounded up the best books available to educate, empower, and inspire kids of all ages on how to develop the skills they need to handle their anxious brain, stop panic attacks, better their mental health, and learn about mental illness.

  • Entertainment and Activities, Games, Outdoor Games

    We rounded up the top seven sprinklers for kids cool the kids off on hot summer days and keep them occupied outdoors.

  • Baby Names

    Hope and faith hold many together in the darkest of times, and luckily there are plenty of baby name options for those feeling inspired. Here are our favorite names that mean hope for boys, girls, and gender-neutral options.

  • School and Learning, Homeschooling

    It's hard enough to balance parenting, homeschooling, and in some cases working from home, but it is even harder if your kids will not cooperate. If your kids are refusing to take you seriously as a homeschool teacher and only see you as their parent, we have tips and tricks from two education experts.

  • Family Life, COVID Resources

    Searching for educational programs for your kids to watch during COVID-19 school closures? Here are the top educational shows streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Disney+ right now.

  • Pregnancy, Preparing for Baby

    Have you heard of the concept of HypnoBirthing? HypnoBirthing aims to help expecting mothers to deal with fear or anxiety surrounding birth, and involves using self-hypnosis and relaxation techniques to relax the body before and during labor. Experts weigh in on how it works, who should use it, and more.

  • Entertainment and Activities, Being Online

    The idea of having a screen addiction is a scary one, especially when it could be potentially harmful for your child. Here are five warning signs to be aware of according to parenting experts and The American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • Entertainment and Activities, Gift Ideas

    Announcing your pregnancy to the grandparents to be can be such an exciting and memorable experience. Here are the top gifts available on Amazon to make the experience even more personal.

  • Baby Names, Choosing a Name

    If you like fantasy and magic, look no further than this list for baby boy naming inspiration. These magical boy names are both unique and evoke a sense of enchantment and wonder.

  • Entertainment and Activities, Gift Ideas

    Shopping for your mother-in-law can be challenging no matter how close you are. These 15 gifts are sure to put a smile on her face.

  • Teens, Teen Health, Teen Mental Health

    Today’s teens are spending more time on their smartphones and devices than ever before, and as a result FOMO is becoming a real concern for parents of teens. A teen educator and a family and relationship psychotherapist explain the impact the "fear of missing out" can have on teens and how parents can help.

  • Entertainment and Activities, Gift Ideas

    These Harry Potter gifts are magical enough to put a smile on any Potterhead's face!

  • Kids, Neurodiversity in Kids, Autism

    Dr. Timothy Buie, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Autism Medical Specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital, explains how specific diet interventions can impact children with autism.

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