I’m kind of a big deal.

Welcome to mommablogsalot.com, my little corner of the blogiverse. If this is your first time here, let me introduce myself and my blog and tell you a little bit more about us:

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Me : Jen, age %*&^#

My name is Jen and I am the extremely proud momma to two slightly larger than little kids, the dog-mom to a neurotic one-eyed dog with no end of health issues and the wife to a very tall bearded fellow who does most of the grown upping in our family but also spends a ton of time playing video games with the kids for good measure. Basically, I’m living the dream.

My husband and I moved from New England to Wisconsin about ten years ago and I’m starting to wonder if we’ve been here too long to call ourselves new in town? Also are we old now? How can we tell for sure and what does that mean? Can I still wear punny t-shirts and watch tween romance movies? Am I supposed to have a moisturizing regimen or a 401K yet? What exactly is a 401k? I’m not sure.

MM, Age 15

My eldest child (“MM”) is FIFTEEN years old which means he’s taller than his mom, taking driver’s ed, talks about a future in which he doesn’t live with me and basically yes I’m a mess about it (half kidding). He’s obsessed with Minecraft, Dungeons and Dragons, YouTube, and hanging out with his doggo. Current life plans include engineering, becoming YouTube famous, or opening a sandwich shop.

(read more about MM here)

BB, Age 12

Then there’s my daughter, a feisty diva tween (known here as “BB”) who is never not singing (I mean seriously guys, never). She loves manga and unicorns and sour skittles all the sparkly things in life. Her grammar might be more meticulous than mine and she’s a superstar artist with budding graphic design ambitions. She runs on two moods: elated and devastated and I’m pretty sure I’m raising the next Anne of Green Gables.

(read more about BB here).

Then there’s me. I’m a fangirling super mom who recently upgraded to Homeschooling Mother Goddess. I’ve been homeschooling my tween since the beginning of the pandemic, initially under duress but nowadays because we love it. When I’m not planning curriculums and reading books out loud, you will probably find me painting water color, reorganizing some room in the house, googling Keto recipe ideas for dinner, or coloring in my color by number book.

As my blog’s name suggests, I am an avid blogger. You can find me writing about everything from parenting to celebrity gossip, favorite recipes, my latest book obsessions and more.

8 thoughts on “I’m kind of a big deal.

  1. Jen E –

    Thank you for reviewing Finding Aster. I am the publicist at Inkwater Press, the publisher of the book. We’ll be posting a blog about this review and linking to your site, a good thing to help boost you search ranking.

    Would be open to receiving any more books that relate to parenting or the other interested you’ve indicated on your site?

    At this point we don’t have anything that would be appropriate, but we are always publishing new books.

    Thank you again for the review,
    Steve Thieme

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  2. Ran across you blog by chance and have enjoyed “spending time with you” I to have a blog about being a mom although my friends tell me I am a bit of an over achiever in that area. I love comments but never get any so—-please just go and say something—anything I am in need of some reassurance.
    http://goreapollosa.blogspot.com/

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  3. This is SO ME too! “I’m kind of a homebody trapped with a heart that starves for travel. So I’m always yearning to either sit at home with a good book or run off to Rome, Maine or Papau New Guinea at the last minute (admittedly, I usually end up doing the first).”

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  4. I find your About Me to be put together lovely; its style of beginning with “I’m the girl…” makes me feel like “you’re the girl…who I know very well just from reading several choosy (used to mean oddly particular) sentences about. Also, I relate with the books—you can never have too many!

    Lovely blog, glad I saw it on my list of links which brought people to my site.

    Michael

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