Charlene Petitjean-Barkulis

Charlene Petitjean-Barkulis is the managing editor at Lucie’s List, where she is dedicated to supporting women as they enter motherhood by producing useful and engaging content. 


  • She has written for Health Magazine and Well Rounded (acquired by Motherly)
  • Charlene has written for The Spruce since March 2019
  • She has a Masters Degree in Journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism


Charlene is also an avid shopper who's always on the hunt for the latest and greatest kids gear and decor. When she’s not writing or editing, she's most likely chasing after her two boys, shopping for herself, or binge-watching Netflix. Her nearly 20 years of experience has included contributions to Everyday Health, Health Magazine, and Well Rounded (acquired by Motherly).


She has a Masters degree in Journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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