Jill Simonian, TODAY

Jill Simonian


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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  • Unknown
  • The Fresno Bee
  • mom.me
  • Parents Magazine
  • The Good Men Project
  • Working Mother
  • BabyCenter
  • CBS Los Angeles

Past articles by Jill:

I'm raising my kids without screens (mostly): It's not that hard

This isn't sanctimommy stuff, this is science-backed real life. → Read More

Key advice for the high school students dealing with college admissions

FABMom Jill Simonian recounts her own college admissions experience. In the process, she learned some valuable life lessons, which she shares. → Read More

I Know I Need to Give My Husband More Attention, But I'm Tired AF

I know I should put more into the marriage, but life after kids is just exhausting. → Read More

7 Easy Things New Moms Can Do to Feel Better After Baby

These tips will push away new-mama drama and help you feel organized and resilient. → Read More

For the love of your kids, slow down on the screen time and bust out Legos instead

Fab Mom columnist Jill Simonian says it is best to limit screen time for toddlers and have them discover nature or play with siblings or friends instead. → Read More

Dear Husband, Don't Ask How You Can Help, Just Do Something ... Anything!

Dear Husband, You're a great dad, a great man. You work hard. You're very likable. "He's such a nice guy!" they always say. They're right—you are. But I'm at my breaking point. You hear me constantly sigh. You notice me putting my face in my hands. You glance at me sitting at the kitchen table, staring blankly at the wall after everyone's already gotten up after dinner. You ask my why I'm cranky… → Read More

Moms Reveal How to Carve Out 'Me Time' During the Holidays

'Me time': We want it but don't have time for it, especially during the holiday season. How to pull it off anyway? Real moms spill their tips and tricks. → Read More

For the Mamas Who Miss Our Moms

We are not alone. → Read More

Stay-at-Home Moms, Here's Why We Need a Side Hustle

Starting a project unrelated to parenting is the missing link to a happier postpartum → Read More

10 Smart Mantras to Help Cope With a New Baby

First-time motherhood can be confusing and chaotic. → Read More

How My Husband's Friend Scored a Spot in My Delivery Room

Is having your husband's friend in the delivery room weird? Don't knock it until you try it. → Read More

For the New Mom Thinking of Quitting Her Job

Do it and don't look back. → Read More

The Big, Scary Parenting Lesson From My Husband

Jill Simonian believed that living a safe life would be best for her family, until her husband told her otherwise. → Read More

3 Huge Regrets I Have About First-Time Motherhood

First-time motherhood is full of questions, confusion, anxiety and flat-out "what the eff was that?!" moments for every new mom. The highs are high and the lows are so low. You're just struggling to make it through each day as it is. There's no time to breathe but before you know it, your squishy little baby is a walking, talking kid with a personality and there are no do-overs. Six years and… → Read More

Dear Toddler Mom, Think Twice About All Those Activities

Dear Toddler Mom, You're probably pooped from picking up food off the floor, emotionally drained from getting yelled at about using the wrong sippy cup and hell-bent on making sure you're not shortchanging your precious tot by not taking advantage of all these incredible, brain-building resources and activities screaming "enroll now!" in your neighborhood. I've been there. "Yes! Enroll us now!"… → Read More

Why My Daughters Need to See Me Cleaning the House

It's not about being sexist, it's about work ethic. → Read More

I May Be Drowning in Grief, But My Kids Will Never Know It

When life delivers tragedy and sadness, the kids can still be all right. → Read More

Let's Be Real, Not Everything Needs to be Unisex

We're making an issue out of something that doesn't need to be → Read More

New year, new me? No, thanbks. I want more.

I’m using January to add three more things to my everyday life, writes lifestyle consultant Jill Simonian. → Read More

Listen Up, Teachers Are Not Our Co-Parents!

Teachers are our teammates, friends and most valuable experts for giving tricks to keep our kids on track. Can we stop trying to make them our co-parents? → Read More