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A Discussion On Letting Go And Choosing What To Feed

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen19 Comments

 A few months ago one of my children’s teachers alerted me to something that had happened at school. This child had been caught doing something extremely out of character. As we talked about it at home, I discovered that “trying to be perfect” had been the motivating element for triggering what had happened. And this child was completely heart broken …

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Five Blogging Tools You Need Now

In Blogging by Jen39 Comments

Blogging is much easier accomplished if you have a few tools at your disposal. Here are 5 of my favorite blogging tools: Five #Blogging Tools You Need Now #bloggingtips #blogs Click To Tweet PEEK User Testing This a relatively new tool for me, but it is something absolutely EVERY blogger needs to try. When Jen’s Guy and I were redesigning …

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Introducing Jenerally Informed 3.0!!!

In Blogging, Man-day by Jen26 Comments

 Welcome to JENerally informed Version 3.0! After many hours of study and implementation, we are pleased to welcome you to the future of "Staying Happy, Staying Informed." Jen- Wait, did you just use a dropcap? Jen's Guy- Yep. Jen- Seems kind of pretentious, no? Jen's Guy- No pretentious was the parallax fireworks bar and the sound effects player BEFORE the ...
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Under Construction

In Blogging by Jen

  Hi everyone! Just a quick heads up that starting today and lasting through this weekend JENerally Informed will be undergoing a much needed update. Jen’s Guy is ready to go and I have the fridge stocked with copious amounts of Dr. Pepper. He even has been growing his web building beard out and is close to having enough hair …

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Let’s Get Organized

In Reviews by Jen115 Comments

Let’s Get Organized I took my tree down this week and put away all of the other Christmas “bonanza” that had been covering every possible flat surface and wall in my home over the last month and a half. I have to say it felt pretty good. I do miss Christmas, but I am ready to start this new year. …

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2016 Is The Year Of The Blogger

In Blog Staycation, Blogging by Jen33 Comments

2016 Is The Year Of The Blogger If you are a blogger 2016 is going to be your year. I am a PR professional and this is what I do for a living. I watch trends and adjust campaigns and plans according to those trends and right now I will tell you that almost every product, big brand and line …

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You’re Going To Make It After All

In Blogging, Motherhood, Parenting by Jen38 Comments

You’re Going To Make It After All Let’s set the mood for this post. I launched JENerally Informed in February of 2014. I had no idea exactly where I was going with this blog, but I wanted a place to share the stories and things that mattered to me. Truthfully, I had no expectations for this space and since 2014 …

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The Christmas List

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen34 Comments

When my husband and I were first married we lived far away from family and that first Christmas I still wanted to connect with all of our loved ones even though we couldn’t be together. So I decided to send out Christmas cards. Because Microsoft Outlook wasn’t available back then, I went out and purchased an inexpensive softcover address book …