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Jessica Blumel

Mother, Entrepreneur, Teacher, Writer at

Jessica is a mom to two sweet girls (ages 4 and 2 years old), who keep her on her toes 24/7. She is fuelled by caffeine by day (and wine by night). Raising her young family in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Jessica seeks out the best of the best to share with parents. She writes from the heart and believes in breaking down the expectations mothers put on themselves to be living 'a perfect life'. Life is messy at the best of times, so let's embrace it and encourage others to enjoy the bumpy ride that is parenthood.
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I've Realized I'm Not the Mother I Always Thought I'd Be

Before I had kids, I dreamed about being a stay-at-home mom. I loved the idea of having the whole household under control and making life easy for my husband by rocking the homemaker role. But as it turns out, I am happy in that role about one day per week and otherwise feel totally and utterly stifled.
05/12/2015 08:35 EDT