Jenny Feldon

Jenny Feldon was born in California and grew up in Newton, Massachusetts. She completed her bachelor’s degree in English literature at Boston University and earned her MFA in creative writing from the New School University. Her work has appeared in nonfiction anthologies as well as many online and print publications, including Parenting magazine, and the Huffington Post. She writes the popular blog Karma (continued…) and was named one of BlogHer’s Voices of the Year in 2012. Jenny lives in Los Angeles with her family, where she balances writing, motherhood, and giant cups of coffee…mostly all at once. Her first book, Karma Gone Bad, a memoir about life as an expat housewife in Hyderabad, India, was published by Sourcebooks in November 2013.

Announcing the 2014 BlogHer Voices & Photos of the Year!

One community of greatness, thousands of submissions, 34 committee members to read every single entry (more than once)... And nine weeks later, we have the results: The 2014 BlogHer Voices & Photos of the Year! (Affectionately known—if not by all, then at least by us—as #VOTY and #PhOTY.)...more
Thank you SO MUCH BlogHer! So excited and so, so honored!more

Hot Topic: What To Wear To BlogHer? I'll Tell You!

It's that time of year: We are one week away from the annual BlogHer conference, and Twitter is atwitter with the all-important question: What are you wearing to BlogHer?...more
This post was the best post on BlogHer fashion (and especially specific to NYC!) I've read so ...more

My Family is Killing My Klout Score

I've mentioned a time or two that I'm a wee bit controlling.And that I thrive on all things quantifiable.Given those two facts, you won't be surprised to hear that I have had a love affair with Klout.I have a morning routine that goes a little something like this:Get up and greet my husband, who typically has two hours on his day already....more
I love this post. And it's part of what inspired me to CANCEL MY ACCOUNT. Because I was spending ...more

On My Hardest Day, I Was Strong Enough

This past week, I was in court for a custody hearing. I gave my testimony, and was cross-examined. My witness testified and was cross-examined. What followed was four straight hours of listening to my ex and the witnesses he called to the stand go over every bad day, every poor decision, every instance they could think of where I did not bring my A-game as a mom. I was forced to listen over and over how I have failed and how my ex has succeeded. It was very easily the hardest day of my life....more
Absolutely beautiful. You are more than enough, you are wonderful. Thanks for sharing this ...more

BlogHer Writers Conference '11 Twitter Roll Call!

Want to get to know your fellow Writers conference attendees before you arrive in New York? Leave your Twitter handle and follow the others who have already left theirs so you can tweet about your conference plans....more
I'll be there! @jennyfeldon on Twitter. Looking forward to seeing everyone there!more

BlogHer '11 Twitter Roll Call!

Hello Ladies (and the occasional Gentleman)!I'm making a big old list of people on Twitter that will be attending BlogHer this summer in San Diego!Want to be listed? Reply with your Twitter handle!You can find the ever expanding list here. (link corrected!!)Thanks! And see you there! (And if you want to check me out on Twitter, I'm @jennamariebee!)...more

Going to San Diego in August and can't wait!! It's my first excited to meet everyone ...more


A special Guest Post by Morgan Shanahan @the818Third degree tears....more

this is brilliant. may have been humiliating to write but on behalf of all post-partum women ...more