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Jennifer Thompson

Jennifer Thompson
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Jennifer is a working mom, blogger, wife, and mama to one rambunctious little boy. Surviving motherhood with a good laugh, dance parties to Trolls, lots of coffee and a glass of wine. Follow along with her blog for the not so perfect, unorganized and unfiltered working mom at theywhinesoiwine.com

Let’s Be Honest. We All Lose It. Every Single One Of Us.

Today, I lost it. The mental load of motherhood broke me. Finito. Buh-bye. GONE. I could feel my nerves fraying at the seams as my...

That Mama You’re Comparing Yourself To, She’s Not Doing it Better.

Sister lean in for a second. Can I tell you something? Sometimes I get caught up in it. The lies. The feelings of inadequacy and...

Hey, Mamas – Stop Sitting On The Edge Of Burnout And Calling It Motherhood

I keep telling myself 'today is the day.' Today is the day that I'm going to get it together. I'm going to workout more, eat...

Be Strong, But Not Assertive. Be A Leader, But Not Bossy.

They tell us ...   Be strong, but not assertive. Be confident, but not arrogant. Be successful, but never boastful. Be a leader, but not...

You’re Going To Be Too Much For Some People, But Stop Apologizing.

I'm not everyone's cup of tea. I'm too much for some people. Too loud; too outspoken. I talk too much. I voice my opinions far...

We Are Killing Our Own Joy For Motherhood

Sister. I am calling it.    Enough.   The guilt. The pressure. The unrealistic expectations. The negative talk. It has to stop. WE have to stop. We...

“You Are A Good Mommy” He Said. And Just Like That He Rescued Me.

I missed the mark today and not by a little, I'm talking a lot.   Today, the tired set in and the frustration came out...

I Hope I Loved You Enough Today.

As you lay sleeping in your bed, the weight of today lifts from my shoulders. The struggles of the day are quickly forgotten and...

You Are Not Failing. You Are Normal.

It's OK, if you grab take-out more days a week than you would prefer because you are a working mom and it's either make dinner or spend time with your little ones before bed... You are not failing. You are normal.