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  Jen Singer
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  An award-winning author and mom blogger, I've written about parenting in books, magazines and on the web for more than a decade. If you need "voicey," touching and/or funny work from a seasoned writer known to make moms feel validated, I'm the one for the job. I am experienced in SEO and social media as well, running social media campaigns for start-ups and large corporations. I have served as a spokesperson for many major brands and companies, including Microsoft and SC Johnson.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Social Media 3 Years
Book Author 6 Years
Writer 15 Years
Specialty
I write about cancer and parenting with cancer. 3 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers 13 Years
Humor 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
15 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Living with Cancer (6-10), Health Communications (3-5), Kiwi (1-2), Sourcebooks (1-2), Newsweek (1-2), Parenting (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Pull-Ups (11+), Microsoft (3-5), Purina (1-2), SC Johnson (1-2), Coinstar (1-2), Hershey (1-2)
Other Work History
I am the mom behind MommaSaid.net, an award-winning web site. I have served as a spokeperson for several major corporations.
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Pinnacle Studio (videos), some HTML, WordPress
Technical Skills
I produce short videos.
Equipment
Digital camera, Flipcam, PC loaded with Pinnacle, main Windows programs, webcam
Awards
2010 gold Mom's Choice Award
2006 Swiffer Amazing Woman of the Year
Associations
ASJA: Keynote Speaker 2011
The Author's Guild
Other
One of the original mom bloggers, I have maintained a successful blog for eight years. I also wrote a blog for GoodHousekeeping.com for two years.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel locally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Books  
(HCI, 5/3/2010)
From award-winning website creator, blogger and author Jen Singer, this series of books helps moms navigate the zero through kindergarten years with humor and field-tested advice.
(Sourcebooks, 4/2/2008)
For 21st century mothers, there seem to be just two choices: live up to the Super Mom or give up to be the Slacker Mom. One's bad for you; one's bad for your kids. So what's a momma to do? In You're a Good Mom (and Your Kids Aren't So Bad Either): The 14 Secrets to Finding Happiness Between Supe
Magazines  
(Kiwi, 12/1/2009)
There's nothing like getting a new pink bike--or sharing the holidays with family.
(Parenting, 5/1/2009)
A primer on dealing with sibling squabbles, from baby through preschool.
(Parenting, 3/1/2009)
Your kid, a few of his friends, a bunch of toys...what could go wrong? Bwahahahaha! Here, a grin-and-get-through-it guide.
(American Baby, 5/1/2008)
A humorous list of things moms can be proud of (i.e. "Managed to find a G-rated word to shout after dropping a bottle of apple juice on my bare foot.")
Online  
(Newsweek.com, 9/9/2009)
"I dealt with cancer. But it's the possibility of losing my husband's health insurance that really scares me."
(GoodHousekeeping.com, 5/9/2009)
I wrote this blog about kids, cancer and construction for two years. Here's a sample called, "Do We Really Need to Teach Kids How to Play?"
(Good Housekeeping, 1/27/2009)
"After six hours of sitting and behaving under the watchful eyes of seasoned teachers, these boys didn't want any more sitting and behaving." What Jen Singer did to prompt a letter to 500 parents.
Newspapers  
(The Wall Street Journal, 4/19/2011)
"Schools that ban it find that kids drink less milk, period." Jen Singer's op-ed on the removal of chocolate milk from school lunchrooms.
Contact Info
  Jen Singer
PO Box 117
Kinnelon, NJ 07405
USA

Tel: 973-492-8780  
E-Mail: jensinger@mommasaid.net
Website: http://mommasaid.net