Jen was born and raised in Encino, CA. She attended Birmingham High School and graduated college from San Diego State University where she was an active member of Gamma Phi Beta. She has 4 brothers, 2 of which are married with children and live in the Los Angeles area. Jen met her husband Mike in 2000 & they were married in 2002. Their first son was born 9 months later. In July, 2005, they had identical twin boys and another set of identical twin boys were born in May, 2008. In addition to organizing and writing the jen’s list newsletter, Jen is a stay at home mom for her 5 boys. They are very family oriented and love being together on the weekends. They have a chocolate lab named Daisy, a kitty and 2 fish! Jen wouldn’t change a thing about her life. She considers herself very lucky and loves every (well most every) minute of it!
How jen’s list began: While pregnant with her first set of twins, and on bedrest for 5 months, Jen would read all types of magazines, watch informative television and research different things on the web then email the info to a few friends (8-10) about what she found. She thought it was fun and found that sharing what she knew/learned with others really helped everybody. No sense in keeping it to herself…right?!
Strictly by word of mouth, the “jen’s list” email/networking group has now grown to over 18,000 families (and growing) all around the LA area! It is hard to believe what jen’s list has evolved into…but nobody is complaining! Jen has had the opportunity to meet a lot of wonderful people and some doors have opened for different things in her life that she never would have imagined!
Information available to members includes:
- Great family activities
- Awesome baby/toddler products
- Birthday party ideas for all ages
- Discount invitation sources
- Favorite websites
- Baby nurses and nannies
- Twin info (a lot of it!)
- Enrichment classes all around the area
- Neat gift ideas for everyone
- And much, much more!