Author Archive | Jessie Weaver

crazy-easy

Crazy Easy Bento-Style Lunchboxes

It seems I’ve managed to trick some of my Facebook friends into thinking I have my life together. How? Sharing pictures of my kids’ lunchboxes. My husband had a conversation about it with a colleague earlier this school year. She implied I might do it all. He invited her to come by without asking first […]

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SmallSpaceBigFamily

Small Space, Lots of Kids

I have children who go wide-eyed when we visit people at their houses. These homes usually have so much space! Everyone has their own bedroom! There are yards! Pets! It’s somewhat astonishing to my 7-, 5-, and 3-year old, who have been raised living on campus at Baylor School here in Chattanooga. We moved on campus […]

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Please, Don't Believe the lies of postpartum depression

Please, Don’t Believe the Lies of Postpartum Depression: One Mom’s Story & Plea

Last week, a young woman I grew up with in church youth group committed suicide. Allison was 32 years old, beautiful and well-loved, with a husband and a four-month-old daughter. So why? Postpartum depression. That is haunting to me, knowing so many women battle this same issue. Myself included. My story My journey with depression started […]

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BeachReads

5 Great Summer Beach Reads

We are headed off to our favorite beach soon. With kids, I don’t get to do a lot of reading on the actual beach unless I can catch a few kid-free hours while they rest with another adult. But we do take advantage of the beautiful screened-in porch at our beach house, reading while my […]

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