Author Archive | Jessica Shephard

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My Judgy Mom Confession

I was that judgy mom we all hate. I’ve never publicly admitted this but I was a judgy mom in my 20’s.  In fact, I’m pretty sure my judgy Mom status started before I had my first child. When she was born I wanted everything to perfect. House cleaned, her outfits picture perfect, my hair […]

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A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Life-Saving Advice

  As a breast cancer survivor, I felt obligated to dedicate this post to something cancer related.  I’m not a fan of the “pinking” of October, but I didn’t want that to prevent me from possibly sharing some information that could be life saving. But don’t worry, this isn’t another  “awareness” public service announcement as defined by many […]

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Why I Always Say “YES” To My Kids And Why You Should Too

Does this sound familiar? “Mommy, do you want to play outside?” Me: “Sure, hun, maybe later” or the famous, “I promise, in 10 minutes we can play.” How many times have those 10 minutes turned into never? We are all guilty of this.  Some will never come to realize how precious those moments could have been. […]

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