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Monday Minute : Obscure History Moments

Monday greetings to my Monday friends! The subtitle of today’s Monday Minute is “Obscure History Moments with Jenny”. Because there are a couple of obscure day observations this week that have interesting little history stories attached. But friends! It’s time to rise up from what I hope has been a great weekend, into what I […]

Bullet Journal (Bujo): Week-At-A-Glance Layout

HI FRIENDS! BUJO IN THE HOUSE! I’m excited to share with you step-by-step instructions for my FAVORITE week-at-a-glance bullet journal layout.  If you are not familiar with a bullet journal, let me ‘splain it: It is a journal, but the pages have a graph of light, tiny dots that allow a rigid, yet creative gal […]

Monday Minute: National Days for The Coming Week

So much excitement this week with the upcoming National Days. Sure… you may have vacation to look forward to, or dinner with your in-laws. Or maybe you are looking forward to someone’s birthday party, or time to reading the latest People magazine. But if you don’t have those things or anything else to look for […]

barkTHINS: A Snacking Happy Place

RAISE YOUR HAND IF YOU LOVE A GOOD SNACK!!! Snacking FTW! (I am totally raising my hand, btw…) *I was asked to participate in the #MyHappyPlace campaign, sponsored by Walgreens. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. Do you have a snacking happy place? I don’t discriminate when it comes to when […]

The Monday Minute: The Hot Flash

Well guys. It happened. The hot flash. On camera. Sure. I could have edited it out. But if I did then I wouldn’t be being real. And right now, hot flashes are MY LIFE. Am I too young to be getting hot flashes? ABSOLUTELY. But hormones have a will that bend to nothing. And if […]

Make Your Own Italian Soda!

Yep. You too can make your own Italian soda! Sure, it’s not like solving a complex equation or walking a tight rope, but I’m still excited about it. Italian sodas are yummy, and festive, and easy to make, and they make people happy. Maybe that’s just the sugar high. But I digress. They are a […]

Do Parents Influence Kids’ Media Use?

Do you think your media use affects your kids’ ideas and attitudes about their own use? Are you the kind-of person who needs data to believe an idea is true? Well, read on. This post from Amy Williams, journalist and concerned parent who loves spreading the word on digital safety is full of important thoughts on […]

The Monday Minute: National Peanut Butter Cookie Day and Others

HI. We are upon yet another Monday. So I made a video. No bells. No whistles. But bells and whistles are rather loud so you probably don’t mind. So there you have it… a reason to enjoy/have peanut butter cookies today (unless you are allergic to peanuts, that is…). On Tuesday you may want to […]

Preparing Your Child for Middle School

I know guys. For some of us, school isn’t even out yet. But you know how time is… It flies. Preparing Your Child for Middle School *This is post was created in partnership with Ask. Listen. Learn. All opinion is my own. The first day of school will be here before you know it! It may […]

Make Reading Fun – Make Movies as You Read!

This is a fun idea to keep learning alive over summer, or to have in your parenting back pocket on a rainy day. Thanks to Education.com for creating this fun activity for us! For a fun way to encourage your child to read, try this comprehension technique made to satisfy visual learners. It’s imaginative, artistic, and best […]