Parenting

Packing List

By Jessica McClendon | June 1, 2018

It is a gorgeous day here in sunny California, as usual. My keyboard is blazing hot from sitting in the sun in the backyard typing up this post. The amount of “downtime” I have is very infrequent these days. If I have any at all, I would rather spend it sleeping or catching up on […]

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Another Little Turkey

By Jessica McClendon | November 20, 2017

When Thanksgiving rolls around, we are all forced to sit down and reflect on the previous year and our life in general. It is a unique time just to be present. Despite the hustle and bustle of everyday life, not to mention a week’s worth of food prep for this particular holiday, reflection is paramount. […]

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Driving the Struggle Bus

By Jessica McClendon | September 18, 2017

Friends, after quite the blogging hiatus I have managed to find my life preserve, and I think I’m finally bobbing above the water. August to September has felt like one of the longest months of my life.┬áThis post is missing all the bells and whistles. It lacks aesthetics of high resolution photos with perfectly placed […]

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#MomRoutine

By Jessica McClendon | August 14, 2017

I remember, faintly through flashes of sleep deprivation, feeding my newborn in the wee hours of the night and racking my new momma brain wondering if I would ever learn a routine. I would sit with one arm cradling a hungry baby and the other rapidly scouring Pinterest pages to try to get even an […]

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New Momma Travel Must-Haves

By Jessica McClendon | June 23, 2017

I see baby announcements left and right on social media. Then moms always seek out advice on the latest and greatest or what items are must-haves. For me, while I’m not currently pregnant, I love reminiscing on the last two and a half years of Madison’s life. We have been travelers from day one. Before […]

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Ideas for Inexpensive Summer Fun

By Jessica McClendon | June 21, 2017

Nothing says summer like catching lightning bugs in a jar, eating hot dogs at birthday parties on the river, spending the afternoon in the garden or running barefoot through the yard during a summer rain. We are quickly approaching our move to Los Angeles. While I’m certain that move will bring a load of new […]

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