Tag: Kendra Jernejcic

The Bittersweetness of Milestones

I was recently listening to a podcast on which one of the cohosts confessed to crying on the way home from the hospital with...

Outside-the-Box Conversation Starters for Your Next Girls’ Night

I’m a firm believer that few things are more important for a mom’s happiness and mental health than a well-timed, fun-filled Girls' Night Out....

Why Mom Needs A Hobby

In the fall of 2012, I started a personal blog—partly because I enjoyed writing, but mostly to get my husband off my back about...

Ten Lessons I’ve Learned From More Than Ten Years Of Marriage

  This past December, my husband and I celebrated our tenth wedding anniversary. All the adages hold true: it’s hard to believe we’ve been married...

More Tips for Reading More This Summer (and Beyond!)

Summer is in full swing, and for many of us that means one thing: the season for reading is HERE! A few weeks ago, I...

Dear Son, What I Want You To Remember Me By

Hey There, My Favorite Little Buddy! As I write this from the reclining chair in the corner of your room, I can hear your breath...

How I Read 200 Books In A Year (And How YOU...

Summer is upon us, and for book lovers everywhere, that means one thing: the year’s best reading season is under way! I’m a lifelong bibliophile:...

Learning to Be Patient in a “Now” Culture

“Mom, come here RIGHT NOW, I need help with my Legos. It’s an emergency!” my son calls out to me from down the hall. “Charleston,...

The Problem of Overparenting

Fourth grade was a difficult year for me. It wasn’t just the social awkwardness (WHY did I insist on wearing my headgear to school?)...

150+ Easter Basket Fillers That AREN’T Candy

08 I’m not sure whether it’s my background as an elementary school teacher, or simply a desire to connect with my inner child, but holiday...

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