Charlene Petitjean-Barkulis

Charlene Petitjean-Barkulis is the managing editor at Lucie’s List, an online guide to pregnancy and parenting. She is dedicated to supporting women as they enter motherhood by producing useful and engaging content. She’s also an avid shopper and is always on the hunt for the latest and greatest pregnancy and kids gear.


  • Charlene has written for TripSavvy since March 2019
  • She has a Masters Degree in Journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
  • When she’s not writing or editing, Charlene is most likely chasing after her two boys, shopping for herself, or binge-watching Netflix


 Charlene has written for Health Magazine and Well Rounded (acquired by Motherly) and was also the managing editor at Well Rounded. She is now the managing editor at Lucie’s List. 


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

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