Jenny Rogers

Washington, D.C.

Lifestyle editor

Education: Rhodes College, BA in Art; University of Missouri, MA in Journalism

Jenny Rogers is the lifestyle editor in the Features department at The Washington Post.
Latest from Jenny Rogers

When babies go rogue: Birth dispatches from McDonald’s and more

Readers share their stories of giving birth in unexpected locations.

May 13, 2023

Does our child need to isolate? Can I use an at-home test on a baby? Your parenting pandemic questions answered.

We asked experts with different backgrounds to weigh in questions gathered from two dozen parents.

January 20, 2022

What seven ICU nurses want you to know about the battle against covid-19

As the pandemic has ravaged the U.S., these nurses from across the nation have cared for the sickest covid patients. Here’s what they want Americans to understand about the coronavirus.

December 7, 2020

School lunches have become more nutritious despite many challenges, a look at eight elementary schools shows

What kids are eating — and where, when and why — in eight schools across the country

October 28, 2019

What do old tales of exorcism and murder say about how men see women now? Not much.

Sady Doyle collects hideous examples of mistreated women to shed light on modern relationships between the sexes.

September 26, 2019

Parents are drowning in advice. An economist looks at the data — and says we can all relax.

Emily Oster’s “Cribsheet” is a much needed corrective to the scaremongering out there.

April 24, 2019

From middle class to homeless: A mother’s unapologetic memoir

Stephanie Land shows that real poverty isn’t like what you hear about on cable news.

February 1, 2019

I left my wallet on a bus in D.C. Here’s how I got it back.

Two hours after I realized my clutch was gone, I heard a knock on my front door.

January 11, 2019

Puerto Rico’s fragile recovery is built on thousands of people just doing their jobs

Five workers, in their own words, on life after Hurricane Maria

October 10, 2018

Women’s friendships aren’t dysfunctional — they’re essential

Kayleen Schaefer celebrates female bonds and pushes back against the “mean girls” myth.

March 9, 2018