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Why to Keep Your Blender and Ditch Your Juicer, and Other Drinking Myths Debunked (VIDEO)

Jenny Isenman | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
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On this week's episode, I talk with the Nutrition Twins, Tammy and Lyssie Lakatos, about juicing, juice fasts, superfruit smoothies, and teas in every color of the rainbow, which are all touted to be "the next best thing."

The True Bane of Suburbia: Teenage Wannabe Gangstas

Jenny Isenman | Posted 12.10.2012 | Parents
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Beware their 8 Mile lingo, t-shirts with moderately offensive sayings and fro-yo addiction. They're hoodlums alright. Well, they wear hoodies and they live in the hood, well, the suburban gated neighbor'hood.

11 Phrases We Should Teach Our Children to Say

Jenny Isenman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents
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If this tiny, guileless thought could make me feel so great, why can't we train our children to say things that will make us feel hipper, younger and smarter?

Do You Speak Starbucks or Are You Committing a Caffeinated Crime?

Jenny Isenman | Posted 10.30.2012 | Comedy
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When you walk into a Starbucks it's a little like entering another country. Some of the language is "Italianish" and the rest is completely fabricated.

We Swore We Would Be FUN Parents. What Happened?

Jenny Isenman | Posted 10.16.2012 | Parents
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I am EXACTLY the parent I swore I would never be... Are you?

How Many of These Does it Take to Turn on a Woman?

Jenny Isenman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Women
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I wasn't in NYC yesterday when Trojan's vibrator giveaway caused total mayhem, but I did witness this mad rush for free sex swag first hand at the BlogHer conference.

The Body Part Most Women Wouldn't Recognize In A Lineup

Jenny Isenman | Posted 09.24.2012 | Women
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I mean, I could probably narrow it down, like they taught you to do in SAT prep, but anything with the same grooming, coloring and general size could be mine. How sad is that?

Life Lessons I Learned From Magic Mike

Jenny Isenman | Posted 09.17.2012 | Women
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On my way to see Magic Mike with my besties, all I could think was, are we the only ones rushing out to see this peep show... and how hard up does this make us?

Camp Phone Calls Could End A Marriage

Jenny Isenman | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
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It's sleepaway camp season and everyone is getting their calls from the kiddos. I've found a pattern: I desperately want to strangle my husband after each call.

Why is Sending Kids to Sleepaway Camp so Freakin' Stressful?

Jenny Isenman | Posted 08.26.2012 | Parents
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Sending the kids to camp is supposed to be this delightfully awesome time of freedom and reprieve, but it's not for me.

How to Scar Children for Life or When Bedazzling Goes TOO Far

Jenny Isenman | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
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At a baseball game recently, a mom friend and I were having a bout of witty banter that went terribly, horribly, irrefutably awry.

The Most Embarrassing Moment You Never Had in The '80s -- But I Did

Jenny Isenman | Posted 07.31.2012 | Women
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You know how whenever you're feeling a little big for your britches, you'll get an earth-shatteringly embarrassing flashback that puts you right back in your place?

What I Learned After My Friend's Baby Died

Jenny Isenman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Parents
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The ER that she went to said her daughter had a simple cold. They made her feel neurotic. They made her feel overprotective and ignorant.

Best Mother's Day Deals and How to Hint at the Ones You Want

Jenny Isenman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Parents
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If the flowers came from a mini-mart at the gas station, he might as well have bought you a bouquet of Slim Jims.

40 Things Every Mom Should Have and Should Know by 40

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.27.2012 | Parents
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In the blink of an eye, I went from 20 to nearly 40. If you're nearing, turning or past the big 4-0, here's one for you...

Top 5 Reasons Moms Should NOT Take Sex Advice from Magazines

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.24.2012 | Parents
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Mommas, do yourselves a favor, throw out those, "spice it up" pieces and top 10 lists. Don't be too concerned about the quantity of the sex you're having as long as your having some.

How 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Could Ruin Your Marriage

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Weddings
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"Why can't you be more like Christian Grey?" I whined, in the same way my daughter asks things like, "Why you can't be more like Jessie's mom? She keeps ice cream cones in her house."

Sex Or Oven Cleaning? That Is The Question

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
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When I'm uncomfortable I use exaggerated humor to fill conversational gaps. It's like an oddly misplaced stand-up routine which can become painful to watch. This was one of those nights.

20 Signs That You may be Addicted to Words With Friends

Jenny Isenman | Posted 06.02.2012 | Women
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Love Words With Friends? If more than half of the items below describe YOU, I'll see you in WWFAA.

Barbie and I Cannot Get our Jeans Over our Thighs

Jenny Isenman | Posted 05.28.2012 | Women
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Yesterday, while trying to dress my daughter's Barbie in a stunning pair of black and silver lamé jeans, I realized they weren't going over her thighs. WTF? Had she borrowed a pair from Skipper?

A Glimpse into the Life of a Flash Sale Addict - It Ain't Pretty

Jenny Isenman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women
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"My name is JennyFromTheBlog91 and I'm a flash sale addict."

What It Would Really Be Like to Be Married to Christian Grey

Jenny Isenman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Parents
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Why can't our hubby's be more like Christian Grey? If they were, would we want them? I wonder what they'd be like after a few years of marriage and a couple of children?