Jessica Lynn Williams

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jessica is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in various publications and on sites including Parent Co., Mother, and The Huffington Post. A former teacher and lawyer, she has also contributed to and edited legal texts.

She earned her B.A. in English and Communication from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in San Francisco. Prior to practicing law in the Bay Area for six years, she taught high school and middle school English in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jessica can be reached at

Check out some of her recent work:

Yes, You Can Visit These Gatsbyesque Estates with the Kids, Motherly

How Process Praise Helps Our KidsMotherly

Leading Girls: Our Favorite Cartoon Heroines for PreschoolersMother

A Piece of the Past from the Herb Barn in Liberty ParkCurrent

Is My Baby Still Breathing? A Look at Postpartum Anxiety, Motherly

How Super Are Our Current Female Superheroes?, Mother

Opera for kids? No, really, opera for kids! | HuffPost The Huffington Post with Gail Cornwall

Foster Care: Here’s What You Need to KnowMother

Microbirth: What It Is And Why You Should Know About ItMother

Dolls for Boys–An Important and Growing MarketMother

Talking to Girls About Sex: The Basics You Should KnowMother

C-Sections: What You Need To Know Pre-Op and Post-OpMother

History Lesson: The Caldecott Medal for Best Picture Book, Mother

10 Health & Happiness Hacks for Crazy-Busy MomsMother

Mother Hoods: Paso Robles, A Kid-Friendly Pit Stop on the 101Mother

Toddlers & Dogs: How to Keep ‘Em Safe From Each OtherMother

Key Things That Great Parents DoMother

How to Make Sports Fun and Prevent Early BurnoutMother

Why You Should Be Talking (And Reading) to Your BabyMother

Helping Kids Bounce Back July 2016GGMG Magazine

Li’l Kid, Big City Noe Valley July 2016GGMG Magazine

GGMG’s Community Support April 2016GGMG Magazine with Bobby Shukla

Grab a Book!, Lucie’s List