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7 Tips For Raising A Son

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen29 Comments

As a mother to three girls and 1 boy, I quite often get the comment that there has to be a lot of girl power running rampant in my house. I am not a fan of the word girl power, but it’s not for the reasons you think. I far prefer the concept of equal power. I am working hard …

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Man-day Post: JENerally Informed 2.0

In Blogging, Man-day by Jensguy23 Comments

Time for this week’s installment of Man-day by Jensguy.   Yep, we finally did it, and it wasn’t easy.  Thank you for your patience as we completed the process. Please take your time and let us know what you think as you survey the new site, and please don’t be shy in telling us what you like and what you …

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Come Join The Mommy Reality Challenge

In Mommy Reality by Jen34 Comments

Three blogger friends are setting out to change the way the world views the reality of motherhood. Today, we are proud and positively ecstatic to announce the launch of the #mommyreality Blogging Challenge! Meet The Mommy Reality Team: Carolyn of A Lavender Life *Jen of JENerally Informed * Celeste of Leapfrog and Lipgloss Our Mission: We want to provide an …

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The Anatomy Of A Viral Post

In Blogging by Jen28 Comments

About a week ago I was invited to attend a mini Bloggy Boot Camp put on by the SITS Girls and Invisalign. Last week here on the blog I covered 5 important points that every blogger should know. Holly (Quirky Momma) from The Kids Activity Blog was also a featured speaker at the Boot Camp. Holly is amazing and her …

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Dealing With Milestones

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen19 Comments

This week we are heading into some BIG milestones for our family, a kindergarten graduation and a graduation from elementary school. First let’s talk about my kindergartener, Rebekah. I cannot believe that an entire school year has passed, It seems like just yesterday that I dropped her off for her first day of school. Now she will be graduating kindergarten. …

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Man-day Post: Happy Mother’s Day!

In Man-day, Motherhood by Jensguy14 Comments

It’s time for another installment of Man-day from Jensguy. I’m going to keep this post short, because I have quite a few things going on today. To my late mother:  Thank you for raising me, mostly alone.  That took strength that can’t be measured and I hope to continually live up to your sacrifice.  I miss you every day and …

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Sometimes Being A Mother Stinks

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen22 Comments

Yes, yes you did just read that right. Wait, isn’t this the week that we celebrate all things wonderful about motherhood and are supposed to walk away with warm and cuddly feelings? Those who are truthful about motherhood will know what I mean about having times when it really stinks. If you aren’t there yet, just wait, it’s coming. Like …

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Man-day Post: Is the Jungle Book Racist?

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It’s time for another installment of Man-day by Jensguy Generally, when I see entrainment reporters trying to “bring the history,” I have to shake my head and bite my tongue.  However, in this case, I think I’m going to say something. Yahoo entertainment reporter Amanda Bell writes an article talking about the upcoming live action remake of “The Jungle Book,” …

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The Easiest and Best Sopapillas You Will Ever Make

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen11 Comments

   I have already covered that my mother is from Chihuahua Mexico and my family has a long standing tradition of fabulous Mexican food. Mexico is a very big country with many regions and each region has it’s signature dishes which vary in both ingredients and cooking styles.   This week my family had the stomach flu so I haven’t …

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How to MakeYour Own Sugar Body Scrub

In Beauty & Fashion by Jen18 Comments

As we are getting ready to head into summer, at least here in my neck of the woods, my skin is feeling dry and rough.  On a recent trip to the mall to pick up some sugar scrub to counteract this problem, I had the epiphany that I could make this myself. Now we all know that not all of …

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Man-day Post: Red Pill Mommy Blogging

In Blogging, Man-day by Jensguy28 Comments

It’s time for this week’s edition of Man-day by Jensguy. *Note from Jen- This is a pretty amazing post. Most bloggers won’t share this info with you, but my husband wants to make sure every Mommy Blogger is rewarded for their hard work. So what if I were to tell you that much of what you thought you knew about building a …