Kelly Glass

Kelly GLass
Title: Editorial Director, Kindred by Parents
Education: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Location: Chicago, IL
Expertise: Journalism, Parenting

Kelly Glass is the Editorial Director of Kindred by Parents, where she oversees the coverage that matters to the people raising the next generation of Black children.


Kelly was previously an editor at Romper and an independent journalist whose work focused on the intersections of parenting, race, health, and policy. Her bylines can be found in the New York Times, the Washington Post, What to Expect, TODAY, The Lily, Glamour, National Geographic, Scary Mommy, and more. She's also a Chicago native and mom to two boys and a rescue dog.


Kelly earned her Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale in 2008.

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Latest from Kelly Glass
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Steph and Ayesha Curry with daughters Ryan and Riley
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Elaine Welteroth pregnant at outdoor restaurant
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Kevin Hart stands in the doorway of a school bus and hands out book bags
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Chris "Ludacris" Bridges
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Anthony Anderson
Anthony Anderson Says Growing Up Black Gave Him His Sense of Humor: 'You Have To Laugh To Keep From Crying'
Taye Diggs and Son at a gasketball game
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Students reading outside in park
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Rena Frazier and her family
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Mom and Daughter sit on bed and embrace
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Tahj, Tamera and Tia Mowry
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Yvonne Orji
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Jamie Foxx
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Kelly Rowland
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Mural of BLM Harlem Renaissance Civil Rights Protests
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Midsection of pregnant Black woman holding belly
How the Pandemic Is Changing the Conversation Around Home Birth
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Doulas Make a Difference for Culturally Competent Care and We Need Them in Delivery Rooms
Illo Pandemic Impact on Birth
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