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Jessica A

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Jessica lives in Grand Blanc with her husband and their smart, sweet, sassy daughter who shines as their one and only. Jessica thrived on the adrenaline rush of local TV news for 15+ years as a weeknight producer before leaping into a new career, mid-pandemic. She now works from home as a content specialist for a national early education and child care company and finally knows the true meaning of work-life balance. She’s a positive, sarcastic, margarita-loving momma who embraces creative challenges, adventure, and personal growth. Date nights, dog walks, friend time, and DIY projects are her favorite forms of self-care.
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Meal Planning Woes? Here’s Some Epic Dinner Inspiration!

What’s for dinner this week? I’m so burnt out on meal planning! Sound familiar? It’s a very common question in our Mid-Michigan Moms Community + Conversations Facebook group. And with nearly 2K members (and...

Bridgerton: Women’s Rights, Relationships, and…Sex!

March is Women’s History Month inspiring us to reflect on the great strides made in women’s rights and the incredible, life-altering contributions of each headstrong, passionate woman who didn’t let glass ceilings or two-letter...

Men Are Unapologetic and I Am Totally Jealous

I hate to jump right out of the gates with a blanket statement about men but hear me out on this one. Most men are unapologetic and I am totally jealous. As a strong, independent...

Ear Piercings: Why We Chose the Needle Over the Gun

By definition, I was born into the beginnings of the millennial generation. 1981 to be exact. So I know I’m not alone in reflecting on my ear piercing experience at a local store. As...

The Many Faces of a Mother Rushing to Beat the Clock

After working second-shift for over a decade and relishing in mornings not governed by the clock, I am now more than a year into a typical daytime schedule and holy whiplash! Kudos to those...

The Silver Linings of a Coronavirus Curve Ball 

I have always been one to search for the positives in a difficult situation, which I admit, may not always be welcomed by those in the midst of a crisis. For me, it’s a...

The Evolution of Christmas Magic

As children, we believe the magic of Christmas is effortless as we float joyfully through all the holiday season brings. Parties and presents, treats and tinsel, family and friends. It comes with a break...

Kindergarten: Enjoy the Ride and Protect Your Sweet Heart

Despite the preparation of attending preschool, Kindergarten brings a whole new line-up of “firsts.” Individually each one sounds manageable. All together it sounds pretty overwhelming. Entering the public school system. Teachers with lesson plans....

Diaper Drive: Let’s Be The Village For Local Moms In Need

1 in 3 children in Genesee County live in poverty and their families struggle to provide diapers. As a brand new mother, it's terrifying to bring home a new baby knowing that you're on your...