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Jessica A

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Jessica lives in Grand Blanc with her husband Tyler and their only daughter Amelia, who so far has proven too amazing to have any siblings who can measure up. She is a full-time working mom producing local TV news for mid-Michigan at ABC12 in Flint. Family plays a big role in her life, as does coffee, date nights and finding any reason to laugh at this wild, unpredictable, wonderful journey through motherhood and life. Her advice? Go easy on yourself, we're all just doing our best to survive and raise awesome little humans.

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...

There Are No Absolutes In Parenting, It’s Complicated

Parenting, oh boy is it ever complicated. From the moment you learn you’re pregnant or are expecting a child by any means, your mind goes into overdrive trying to brace for the unknown by...

Easy, Budget-Friendly Kitchen Updates

Let’s face it, not every starter home comes with a gourmet kitchen that boasts all the trendy, high-end bells and whistles. Ours is cozy {read small}, functional, and easy to clean {bonus!}. We dismissed...