Jessica Joelle Alexander
AUTHOR | PARENTING EXPERT
The Hygge Oath
“Jessica has written a number of very successful columns for The Local that have resonated with our Danish and international readers. Her unique insider/outsider perspective on Denmark has given readers valuable and entertaining insight into Danish culture and thanks to the success of her book, she has quickly become a respected expert on Danish parenting. Jessica’s columns for The Local have been read widely and have even been cited by influential media from around the world, including the New York Times.”
“Engaging and authentic are the words that come to mind when I think about Jessica Joelle Alexander as a public speaker. I had the pleasure of working with Jessica on a talk and Q&A for the promotion of her book, The Danish Way of Parenting. Not only was I impressed by Jessica’s ability to connect with the audience through her storytelling, but also inspiring them to adopt principles in her book.”
“I had the chance to work with Jessica during the preparation of an internal event @Google where she participated as guest speaker. Not only I appreciate her as a reader of her best-selling book, but also as a highly professional, passionate and charismatic speaker. Her authenticity is truly charming.”
“Jessica Alexander is a thought-provoking and very talented author with an amazing ability to observe and to think critically yet constructively and positively. She ably draws from her personal multicultural experiences to shed a new light on any aspect of life. I can’t wait to read more from this wonderful author.”
The other night my daughter and I sat down to watch a Danish kids’ TV program called Wild Friends. It’s a sweet show about two young kids who are animal rescuers. They get calls from all over the countryside to save animals they bring back to a farm where they nurse...
Most parents want their children to be happy. This is universal. But what constitutes happiness and moreover, how is our modern-day idea of success getting in the way of achieving this? As the author of the Danish Way of Parenting; What the Happiest People in the...
Everything changed once I stopped telling myself I didn’t have what it takes. It was always my dream to be a writer. For 10 years I wrote the same novel five times, but I never finished it. “I’m not a writer,” I would think to myself. Then I had children, and my life...