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Jennifer Thompson

Jennifer Thompson
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

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...

The Thing About ‘Lasts’ Is That They Sneak Up On You

The other day started out like every other. I grabbed my chubby-cheeked toddler out of the car seat to get bundled up for school,...

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.