Janine Annett

Janine Annett is the author of the humor book I Am "Why Do I Need Venmo?" Years Old. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New Yorker, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Real Simple, Parents, and many other places. She lives in New York with her husband, son, and dog.

Best Friend

Yes, You Should Get A Dog

I’ve gone to the bark side, and there’s no turning back.

Don't Ever Give Up

I Was Awful At Sports. Then Came My Kid.

I was definitely picked last in gym class, but my supportive son helped me change that.

snack attack

My Kid & I Tried 7 Different Pizza Snacks. Here's Our Honest Reviews.

So you don’t have to.


I Was Not Prepared For My Latest Parenting Milestone

There comes a time in every parent’s life when their children outshine them. For me, that moment arrived when my son recently surpassed me in a feat of strength – and in other ways, too.