jenniegollehon

jenniegollehon
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Jennie is a native Nebraskan and aspiring writer. She’s a stay-at-home mom to three kids, two cats, a bearded dragon, and a handful of fish. When she’s not playing chauffeur, maid, cook, housekeeper, tutor, laundress, or answering to “Mom” a million times over; she hides in her writing nook and lives vicariously through her fiction characters. Jennie likes to read, take long walks, go on crazy road-trip vacations her wonderful husband plans, or simply sit on the deck with friends.

The Cloth Facemask:: Reasons Why It’s My New Favorite Accessory

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I know it's a bit controversial right now, especially how, after prolonged wear, it gets damp and moist and traps most of my germs. But beyond that, let me tell you why I LOVE...

May Day Baskets with Printable:: Socially Distant, but fun!

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Every year on May 1st, my children drop off May Day baskets to neighbors. It's become a fun tradition that involves sneaking around, delivering baskets with speed and stealth while not getting caught, and...
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Creating a School Space for Your Temporary Homeschool

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I'm not an educator. I'm a writer and a stay-at-home mom who wears many hats. And now, like many of you, I have added a new job title to the resume: homeschooler. Okay, I'm more...

Paint Color 101:: The Difference a Light Bulb Can Make

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Recently, my sister decided to give the interior of her home a new coat of paint, something to freshen the space up. She wanted a color that would coordinate nicely with the furniture she...

American Girl Desk:: DIY for the budget-conscious mom

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My middle child is my creative one. She loves crafts, dolls, and make-believe. And did I mention she also loves American Girl dolls? What I mean to say, she loves 18-inch dolls of the...

Thank you Mom: Making A Phone Call Home for Genuine Appreciation

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I called my mother today. It was urgent. Dire. I needed to tell her something so important, it couldn’t wait. “Thank you, mom.” I’m 37. It’s finally safe to admit nearly two and a half decades...

The Holiday Birthday:: Making the Most of It

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Our first child was born in January, our second in December. In the delivery room with our second, I told my husband, if we ever decided for a third, maybe we should pick...
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The Price of a Tooth Fairy

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Did you know that children have 20 baby teeth? All of which, at some point in their life, they will lose. Enter the Tooth Fairy. The Tooth Fairy is typically a hot topic because there...

Time:: The Best Gift Grandparents Could Give Their Grandchildren

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I don’t mean to brag, but my parents are the best grandparents. Why? Because they give their grandchildren one gift. Time. Time is such a simple thing. Something we parents tend to gripe a lot about....

Swimming Lessons at Goldfish Swim School:: Never too late!

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Let’s talk swim lessons. We don’t own a pool nor have a community pool we regularly attend. Even though we do swimming lessons one to two times a year, two of my three children do...

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