jessicahuffman

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Jessica is a SAH/homeschooling mom 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 three kids, Hermione, Indiana, and Rohan. 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 pluck on her banjo!

I’m Done Letting Anxiety Hold Me Back

Like many people, I set some goals for myself for the new year. I have the typical ones: lose weight, stay off my phone, drink more water. But after seeing an article about an...
Tanglewood Resort

Tanglewood Resort: The Staycation You Need!

A few weekends ago, my husband and I traveled down to Lake Texoma and stayed at the Tanglewood Resort! If you're looking for an affordable, yet nearby, place to get away - Tanglewood is...

Budget-Friendly Gifts for Moms

I won't lie--our Christmas budget this year is a lot smaller than it has been in years past. Not because we (thankfully) had any outstanding medical bills or just bought a new house/car. It...

Four Recommended Reads For The Worn-Out Momma

The past several years I've been feeling pressure like never before--and I'm sure most of you have too. I've found myself more anxious, overwhelmed, and feeling suffocated by the never-ending cycle of To Do...
homeschool

I’m a Homeschool Mom – Please Don’t Ask Me If My Kids are “Socialized”

When I was a kid, I didn't know many homeschoolers. The ones I did know were the stereotypical homeschoolers. You know the ones: denim jumpers, thought "frick" was a swear word, and could recite the entire...
back to school shopping

Back-to-School Shopping is the New Black Friday

It's no secret that the cost of everything is WAY up and we're all feeling the pinch. School will be starting back sooner than you think, and the new semester also brings the holiday...

Pelvic Floor Therapy: The Workout You Didn’t Know You Needed

I had a baby back in November 2019. When I was cleared to exercise in January 2020, I worked out for a week and then threw my back out.  I spent the next several weeks...

Sometimes Self-Care Means Self-Reflection

I've written many posts about how the past two years or so have been rough for practically every human being on the planet. I have told myself and others to give themselves grace, to...

How to Save Money on Groceries (Even With Inflation!)

My husband and I are so close to paying off our mortgage, we can taste it. In an effort to help us get to our goal that much faster, I've been looking for ways...
How A Piece of Paper Saved My Marriage

How a Piece of Paper Helped My Marriage

In November, we added a third arrow in our quiver in the form of an 8lb 7oz bundle of adorable baby boy. It has been a whirlwind to say the least. I would work...
Kids watching TV

You Can Learn A Lot From a Cartoon Dog

When it comes to children's television programming, I've never really been well-versed. I started this mom game in 2013. The first several years, it was me and a baby happily watching The Office and Friends reruns...

My Word of the Year is Keeping Me Grounded

We're a few weeks into the new year and I feel like I'm already on the struggle bus. Actually, I feel as though I am the unwitting driver of said struggle bus. Kind of...