Jennifer Walker-Journey

Journalist

Jennifer Walker-Journey is a freelance writer of consumer-friendly content for online and print publications.

Career. Jennifer began her journalism career as a features writer for daily newspapers before launching her freelance business more than a decade ago. She writes for law firms specializing in personal injury, product liability, probate litigation, and family law. Her other clients include major health care systems, financial corporations, public health entities, nonprofit organizations, and digital marketing firms.

Publications. Jennifer’s work has been featured in USA Today and on HowStuffWorks.com. She contributed to the coffee table books Birmingham: Magic for the New Millennium (1998) and Birmingham at 150: Built to Last (2022).

Pursuits. When she’s not writing, Jennifer runs, almost daily, toward her last best time, and considers qualifying for the Boston Marathon among her greatest accomplishments.


Articles By Jennifer Walker-Journey

The 5 Stages of Divorce Grief
Grieving the loss of a spouse after a divorce is normal. In fact, divorce is sometimes called a "social death." Learn about the 5 stages of divorce grief and how to know when to get help to work through them.
Divorce and Co-Parenting: Is Birdnesting Right for You?
While it's not a new co-parenting concept, birdnesting is a unique custody arrangement where kids stay in the family home and the divorced parents take turns moving in and out. Find out the pros and cons to decide if it's right for your family.
How to Start Over After Divorce: 4 Ways to Rebuild Your Life
Moving on after divorce might seem like a monumental challenge. But with expert advice, it's possible to shore up your finances, practice healthy co-parenting, and nurture old and new relationships while taking care of your emotional self.
5 Benefits of Working With a Divorce Coach
The emotional and practical upheaval of ending a marriage can be tricky to navigate alone. A divorce coach guides you through the divorce process to help you make the best decisions for you and your family.
The Walkaway Wife Syndrome
It's well-documented that women initiate divorce more than men. But why are husbands sometimes blindsided by a wife's sudden desire to end a marriage?