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Meet this year’s #TalkEarly Parenting Blogger Team

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Casey Brown
Life with Roozle

Casey Brown is an LGBTQ parent blogger living in Boston. Enthusiastic about new ideas, Casey loves everything. Casey uses their poetry degree to write Taylor Swift lyric haiku and appreciates a good book, a latte, and a freshly painted crosswalk. Casey was honored as a BlogHer Voices of the Year in 2013, 2014, and 2015 and has been featured on Huffington Post,,, ScaryMommy, Brain, Child, and gave a TEDx talk in 2015 on gender and parenting. Casey can be found on Twitter, Snapchat (their newest favorite), Instagram, and Facebook @lifewithroozle.

Hear from Casey:


Talking with My 6-Year old About Alcohol Responsibility

Say What You Mean

I Don’t Always Want To Live in the Moment


Shared Custody Is Awful, Shared Custody Is Fine

More About Why Than What

Yes, I Drink Alcohol and Yes, I Sometimes Drink In Front Of My Kid 

Double Jeopardy Applies Even When You’re 7

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Laura Fuentes

Laura Fuentes is the CEO of MOMables, where she helps parents make fresh school lunches and meals food their kids will love with easy meal plans and an online fresh meal delivery business. As the author of 3 Cookbooks, she makes regular television appearances, competed on Food Network in 2014 (and won!) and a successful entrepreneur. Laura is also a regular contributor to the online parenting community including pieces on TODAY Show,,, and has a column in the Huffington Post. In her personal blog,, she shares recipes, and inside look at her life as an entrepreneur and homeschooling mom, and much more. You can connect with Laura on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Hear from Laura:


Responsibility Starts With Me

 After School Minivan Conversations

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Whit Honea

Whit Honea is the author of “The Parents’ Phrase Book,” co-founder of, and the Social/Community Director for Dad 2.0 Summit. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two kids and too many pets.


Talking About Alcohol Is a Parent’s Responsibility(.org)

Responsibility vs. Mullet: A True Story

Birthdays, Underage Drinking and the Gifts We Need Speak Of

Cultivating Conversations with Children: Repeat and Repeat


Christine Koh
Boston Mamas

Christine Koh lives in the Boston area with her husband Jonathan and daughters Laurel and Violet, and is a music and brain scientist turned multimedia creative. Since leaving academia in 2006, Christine has forged a new career as a lifestyle expert and influencer, with her flagship award-winning projects being Boston Mamas, a stylish lifestyle portal for parents, and Minimalist Parenting: Enjoy Modern Family Life More By Doing Less, the acclaimed book she co-authored with Asha Dornfest. She tweets about it all at @bostonmamas.

Hear from Christine:


Alcohol Consumption & Social Media: What Message Are You Sending to Your Kids?

Will You Join Me and #RefreshYourFunny This Month?

Lessons Learned: Why Kids Can Benefit From Your Bad Days


Communication is Everything (and Also Sometimes the Hardest Thing)

The Lifelong Journey of Responsibility (Including Epic Throwback Photos)

Things I Don’t Hide From My Kids (Even When It’s Super Awkward)

3 Key Ways To Get Your Kids Talking

Creative Ways To Get Kids Talking


Anna Luther
My Life and Kids

Anna Luther is a mom to three kids and a big, hairy dog, and embraces the “real” moments in life. She loves helping other moms feel better about their messy, crazy, fabulous lives on her parenting and lifestyle blog, My Life and Kids. Her Twitter handle is @LifeandKidsBlog.

Hear from Anna:


How and WHEN to Talk to Your Kids About Alcohol

13 Hilariously Funny eCards

7 Simple Ways to Be a Better Mom


Creating Balance for Your Family

Responsibility Starts With Me

Do You Drink In Front of Your Kids?

Simon Goes to Kindergarten!

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Jill Krause
Baby Rabies

Jill Krause is the voice of, a blog she started when her baby fever got serious. She’s a digital content creator, photographer, videographer, brand consultant, and public speaker. She holds a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Missouri, and resides outside of Dallas, TX with her husband and 3 young children.

Hear from Jill Krause:


It’s a Big Deal, It’s Not a Big Deal- When Mom & Dad Drink

Responsibility Starts With Me #TalkEarly

Keep Them Talking

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Jen Mann
People I Want to Punch in the Throat

Jen Mann is a married mother of two children whom she calls Gomer and Adolpha in her writings – she swears their real names are actually worse. She is best known for her wildly popular and hysterical blog People I Want to Punch in the Throat, for her hilarious rants and funny observations on everything from parenting to celebrity behavior to Elves on Shelves. Jen is the author of the New York Times Best Seller People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges which was a finalist for a 2014 Goodreads Reader’s Choice Award. Her blog received the 2014 Bloggie Award for Best Parenting Blog. Her Twitter handle is @Throat_Punch.

Hear from Jen:


Figuring out Why I Drink

My Funny Bone Probably Needs Some Fixing


This Year I Resolve to Be More Responsible

Responsibility Starts With Us

Tips for Getting Your Kids to Talk About the Little Things (So They’ll Talk About the Big Things)

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Juliana W. Miner
Rants from Mommyland

Julianna W. Miner is a mother of three and has been married forever. She is the writer behind Rants from Mommyland, Parents Magazine’s funniest blog of the year in 2013 and one of Babble’s 100 Best Bloggers in 2013. Her work has been featured in Parents Magazine,, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Nickelodeon Parents Connect, The Washington Times, Washington Parents Magazine, and Her Twitter handle is @mommylandrants.

Hear from Julie:


What I Learned About Stress, Mommy’s “Me Time” & Talking to My Kids

It’s Time to Refresh my Funny

Being a Condition Setter


New Year to Talk Early & Talk Often

When I Was 18…

Do you drink in front of your kids?

Talking with Offspring


Jessica Shyba
Momma’s Gone City

After moving to Manhattan with her family over four years ago, Jessica Shyba began sharing her adventures in the city on her online journal, the lifestyle blog Momma’s Gone City. Since returning to Santa Cruz with her family, they adopted a puppy and #TheoandBeau was born. Jessica has been featured on many major media outlets including Good Morning America, the Today Show, NPR, and CNN. Naptime with Theo and Beau comes out 2015, and Bathtime with Theo and Beau debuts in 2016. Her Twitter handle is @MommasGoneCity.

Hear from Jessica:


Living Mindfully

Changing the Tune

Setting the Conditions


The Best of Us

  Lifestyle and Lessons

Growing With Them

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