Editorial Author Jess Doane

Publications

Never Give Up

I have written numerous articles on how my husband and I met. Our love story has not been one from the magazines. We weren’t high

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Dear Daughter

Dear Daughter, We sent you off to your first day of preschool today and watched your pony tail swing. I reminisced when you were growing in

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My Life With You

I was standing behind the teller station at the bank in a denim quarter length skirt, a blue button up shirt with a vest over top. My hair

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Can You Grow Here

A friend of mine left me with this after we had our monthly phone call. She said, “but can you grow, if you decide this is

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The Tale of Four Keurigs

We all have our routines. The things we do that keeps us going in the mornings. You don’t realize it until that routine becomes somewhat

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Be Human. 

We sat down as a family tonight. We ate dinner. I watched in what seemed like slow motion.

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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

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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

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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

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Daddy’s Girl 

I recently read an article called My Husband Didn’t Know He Needed a Daughter. It struck a cord with me, the difference between her husband

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The Demon Chute

The struggle is real. I get so annoyed with that phrase but today I’m using it. I’m sweating, my hair looks like I got caught

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