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Five Motherhood Myths Debunked

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen54 Comments

I have been a mother for almost 15 years now. I currently have a preschooler, a pre-tween, a pre-teen and a full on teen at home. So although I don’t really fall into the certified parenting “professional” slot, I  feel mostly like my rookie parenting card has been punched enough times to have moved on to moderately experienced parenting. Meaning …

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The Kings Of Road Tripping

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviews by Jen26 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetPackin #CollectiveBias I have a family of six and flying my entire brood anywhere means dropping some serious cash, so instead, we travel by car. A lot. I actually think some of my children might have never even set foot in an airport. Indicating …

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Compassion Versus Being An A-Hole

In Parenting by Jen30 Comments

This last week was a lot. It was the week of a traumatic event for my family, a horrific national mass shooting and a terrible tragedy involving a toddler at Disney World. Just when I felt overwhelmed by tragedy, more would follow. My emotions have been rubbed raw and I know I am not the only person who felt this …

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Remember The Brave

In Cooking & Crafting, Parenting by Jen18 Comments

The month of May is always very busy for our family. We are only 16 days away from the end of the school year. Hooray! I have always loved that the end of the school year is marked by the Memorial Day Celebration here in the States and since I was a young girl, my family has spent the early …

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The Story Of Jen’s Mad Car Care Skills

In Parenting, Reviews by Jen24 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerCarCare #CollectiveBias Our family is proficient in a great number of things. There are, however, two areas for which we have a bit of a deficiency; automotive repair and sewing. Straight up, whatever cumulative sewing skill we have, belongs with Jen’s Guy. I …

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Put A Little Breakfast In Your Banana Bread

In Cooking & Crafting, Motherhood, Parenting, Reviews by Jen22 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias My family loves cereal. I mean they really, really love it. In our house cereal is pretty much considered a great anytime meal or snack. I think this love affair with milky crunchy goodness has been passed down through our genetics …

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The “Gassy” Truth

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen40 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 …