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The “Gassy” Truth

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen32 Comments

Because Google/Kiddle is awesome and my kids ALWAYS have questions, I recently came upon an interesting biological fact that I had not previously known. Did you know that the average healthy human passes gas 14 times a day?! Upon hearing this fact some of my children felt that in order to verify the truthfulness of this statistic they should do …

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Choosing That “Good Part”

In Motherhood, Parenting, Uncategorized by Jen26 Comments

There is a particularly poignant scripture passage in the Bible that I often find myself contemplating. This specific passage involves sisters Mary and Martha who have received the Savior Jesus Christ into their home for dinner.  Martha busily goes about preparing dinner for everyone, but notices that her sister Mary is not helping her to shoulder the work as she …

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Dream Big Princess

In Cooking & Crafting, Motherhood, Parenting, Reviews by Jen26 Comments

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InspireBigDreams #DreamBigPrincess #CollectiveBias When my middle daughter Rebekah was about 2 years old one day she looked up at me and pointing to herself stated, “I Princess.” I smiled and responded in the affirmative that yes indeed she was a Princess and she …

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You Can Call Me Lucky

In Cooking & Crafting, Motherhood, Parenting by Jen25 Comments

Last night I happily pulled out my lucky four leaf clover socks from the back of the drawer, because now that Valentine’s Day is over and done (whew) I am ready for St Patrick’s Day! I love this holiday, because A) I am actually Irish. I even have a green eyed daughter. B) The food is amaze-balls! So let’s kick …

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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 Jen42 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 …