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Jenny

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Jenny lives with her husband, Joel, and their sons, Judah and Jonas, in Zachary, a suburb north of Baton Rouge. She works part-time as an editor and her favorite part of the week is when she gets to exchange her pencil skirt for yoga pants and pretend to be a SAHM for a few days. When she’s not toting her sons around town or saving her toddler's life one head dive off the couch at a time, she is designing invitations, stationery, and logos for local moms, brides, and professionals. Jenny’s been married since 2007, and she and Joel welcomed Judah into their lives in April 2012 and Jonas in March 2015. She loves to squeeze in as many date nights as possible and spends her free time chronicling her family’s adventures and recent designs on her personal blog, the Gilberts.

Do As I Say and As I Do

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Everyone at some point had their parent say to them, "Do as I say, not as I do." As a kid, this drove me crazy. However, now I can see why parents are quick to...

Battling “Crafty Mom” Guilt

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There were so many things I looked forward to when I was pregnant with my first son. I'm not even embarrassed to admit that I daydreamed about making cute personalized items for him more...

The More the Merrier [Celebrating Christmas with Santa, the Elf, and Jesus]

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The Christmas season is finally upon us! The tree is decorated, the stockings are hung, and the online forums debating pro-Santa vs. anti-Santa are raging. Wait, what? Nothing gets my coals burning more than the...

How to Turn Kids’ Artwork into Office Decor

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For me, the hardest part about being a working mom is missing my kids - simple as that. And I think most of my fellow working moms would agree. Because of this, we usually...

Talking to Your Kids About Faith

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"When we get to Heaven, will you walk me to see Jesus?" This question that my 4-year-old asked me after our nightly prayer immediately triggered tears in my eyes. To me, there is nothing more intimidating...

How to Create a Family Birthday Party Bucket

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You may be wondering, "A birthday party whaaa?" I thought the same thing when I saw a blog introducing the concept a couple years ago (I wish I had the link to give due...

5 Tips to FINALLY get More Organized…and Stay Organized

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Prepare yourselves because I am about to bring you into my newest obsession. The Home Edit team has turned organizing into an art form. I stumbled across their Instagram months ago and I look...

I Choose You

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Parenthood is full of passing moments. Even though we desperately try to remember every fleeting precious memory, it just doesn't happen. Blame the lack of energy, the gray hair, the mom brain, but unless...

Maintaining Margin in Motherhood

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Our pastor introduced a concept to me long before I was even thinking about having kids. But to this day I constantly have it running in the back of my mind. Living a life...

Embracing the Family Costume

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I love a good theme. From birthday parties to Halloween costumes, I love thinking about all the little details. Joel and I used to dress up even before we had an excuse a child....

Thank You to the Many Faces of #CajunRosies

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We all have come to know the distinct hashtag #CajunNavy. They were the brave men going to great lengths and measures, putting their own lives at risk, to rescue the thousands of people trapped...

Breastfeeding Did Not Make Me Skinny

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Disclosure :: World Breastfeeding Week is recognized August 1 – 7, 2016. This year, the World Breastfeeding Week theme is about how breastfeeding is a key element in getting us to think about how to value our...