A Parent In America
Silver Spring, Maryland
Jessica McFadden is the creator and author of the popular, award-winning hyperlocal parenting website A Parent in Silver Spring, which has been featured in media such as CNN, Forbes, and The Washington Post as a top resource for Washington, DC area parents. In less than five years, Jessica has developed a website that is profitable, ready by thousands daily, and celebrated in her community. Since founding A Parent in Silver Spring in January 2008, Jessica has also served as a regular contributor to Nickelodeon ParentsConnect,TLC’s Parentables, The Washington Post and Washington, DC-area Patch sites. Jessica serves as a public speaker in order to helping individuals and groups create effective online communities, and to communicate the fulfillment hyperlocal blogging has brought to her life. However, Jessica says that her most important gig is being a wife to Chris and mom to eight-year-old son Charlie, six-year-old daughter Eve, and one-year-old daughter Alice.