jessicahuffman

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Jessica is a SAHM who works part-time during the school year for her church's MDO program. She's married to her preschool sweetheart (you read that right!) and has two kids, Hermione (4) and Indiana (2). She has a BA in Journalism from UCO and worked for five years as a ghostwriter for a publishing company. In her "free time", Jessica loves to run, watch sci-fi, and write for her personal blog: TheHuffmanPost.com!

I Gave Up Sugar for 40 Days and the Results Surprised Me

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I'm a very competitive person. I'm a Type-A all the way. I love trying new challenges to see how far I can go without giving up. I saw The Forty Day Sugar Fast: Where...

I’m Not a “Fun Summer” Mom

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I don't make my disdain for summer a secret. I can't stand the heat, humidity, or resulting sweat that pools in my sports bra from June to August. When I was in my teens,...

I Miss September 12th

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Let me state this loud and clear from the beginning: The events that transpired on September 11, 2001 were horrific, horrendous, and should never have happened. My heart aches for those who lost their...

End of the Year Teacher Gifts Your Kid’s Teacher Actually Needs

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How is it possible that we are nearing the end of the school year? Wasn't it Christmas like, yesterday?! The 2020-2021 school year has been both the longest and shortest I think I've ever...

Character Connection: The Best Birthday Bonus!

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We're a year into the pandemic and, as much as we parents have had to upend our entire lives, our children have had to do the same and the majority of them still don't...

I Set Down the Screen: Here’s What Happened Next

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I think we can all agree that 2020 was a dumpster fire mixed with a sharknado atop a mountain of garbage. In other words: IT. WAS. ROUGH. I don't know about you, but my...

The Bedtime Pass: The $3 Craft That Saved My Sanity

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Every night, it was the same cycle: tuck the kids into bed, shut the door, silence for approximately three minutes, get a show queued up, and then get pummeled by a stream of constant...

How I Taught My {Little} Kids To Do Their Laundry

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Before I had Baby #3, I knew I needed to help my daughter (6, at the time) and son (3) become a little more independent because our lives were about to get even crazier....

A Mom’s Low-Bar Christmas List

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For several weeks now, relatives have been asking what I want for Christmas. Honestly, I couldn't think of anything. Well, I could think of a few things...but the stuff I want can't be bought...

Four Life Hacks For the Burned-Out Mom

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been going on for seven months now. Yep, you read that right: SEVEN. MONTHS.  And, if you're like me, you've experienced moments of pure joy, extreme sadness, and basically every other...

3 Ways to Keep Halloween Fun During COVID

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Let's face it, the COVID-19 pandemic has made every celebration this year fall a little flat. I, for one, am officially over it. I'm so done letting the coronavirus take all the joy out...

When Breast Is Best Is Not What’s Best for You

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Before I had my first kid, I knew I would breastfeed. "Breast is best" was the cry of my mom friends, my OBGYN, and every baby site out there. I completely agreed. I knew breastmilk...