Category Archives: Jess

Be Human. 

We sat down as a family tonight.

We ate dinner.

I watched in what seemed like slow motion.

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This Isn’t Your Disney. It’s Ours. 

As I was standing in the shower this evening, winning numerous imaginary arguments, a thought passed through my mind.

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2018 The Year of Self Awareness

Almost every year on New Year’s Eve when I was young, my cousins and I would spend the evening making homemade pizza or cookies with my grandma. She would sit us up on the counter and let us pour ingredients into the mixer bowl. I have many memories like this locked away in storage. Days, events, and times peak my thoughts to unlock those memories. Today, being one of them.

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Silver Lining 

I am a huge advocate of silver linings, situations that arise are never by chance. Whether you believe in Jesus, the universe, karma or good vibes – we all have our own thoughts.

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Parental Involvement Day

They pretty much have a day made for everything, today is Parental Involvement Day. I’m not sure who “they” are or who makes up these nationally recognized days but this is one, I for sure can get behind.

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For Better and For Worse – I Meant It. 

I feel it! Down deep in the center of my chest, then the arches of my feet start to thump and I fight the acid from rising up to my throat.

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The Walk of Shame

You know when you sit down, indulge in some sugary treat and turn on Netflix, throwing yourself out of mom reality into some Brazilian heartthrob love story?

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This Is Not The America I Grew Up In 

Our six-year-old says “I did a red door drill today. I know what to do if a bad person comes in my school.”

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Kid Conversations: Smile Challenge 

With everything that’s going on in the world today, let’s take a moment to enjoy the humor and innocence of these hilarious kids. 

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The Day I Try to Forget: A Mothers Confession to Perfect Moms. WE ALL FAIL SOMETIMES. 

I ran back up and screamed…


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