Thank YOU!

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Thank you | Life as Mom

Hello, sweet friends! I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for walking through life as Mom with me! It’s been 7 1/2 years since I set up shot in this little space, hoping that I wasn’t gonna be talking to myself. And you’ve kept me company! Thank you!

It’s been a wild and crazy year, and I’m so thankful for you, dear readers!

  • You buy my books.
  • You pray for me.
  • You laugh at my jokes. (I know you do.)
  • You send me both sweet and hilarious emails.
  • You show me God’s goodness.
  • You keep me entertained with your comments.
  • You encourage me with your tales of triumph.
  • You humor me when I’m grumpy and discouraged. And a few of you have given me the kick in the pants I needed, so thanks!
  • You help me know I’m not alone.

Thank you for walking with me on this road to joyful motherhood. I hope that this new year will be one in which we can both (you and me) grow in wisdom as well as thankfulness — and maybe a little more patience.

We moms all need a little more patience, right?

Thank you for making this job the best in the world!

Happy New Year!

Love, Jessica

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  1. Kathy in Illinois says:

    Thank you, Jessica, for sharing your life with us and for all your tips and recipes. It is a joy to read your blog. I have been a mom for over 37 years and I know how important it is for us all to know we are all in this together. Your blog helps alot of people. Wishing you and your sweet family a happy and healthy new year!
    God bless, Kathy

  2. More patience for sure! I loved Prerna’s recent post on that.

  3. Thank you Jessica!!!! Wouldn’t have missed this ride with you for any thing! lol Looking forward to what 2016 will bring! A Very Happy New Year to you and yours

  4. I read your blogs almost every day and look forward to the recipes, pantry challenges and grocery updates. The series on traveling with kids was great and I passed that on to several friends. Thank you for all you do, I know it is a lot of work!

  5. Thank you for considering us friends. It’s an honor.

  6. Thank you for the blogs and the books and the jokes. I do laugh at them. 🙂

  7. Charity L. says:

    Happy and safe New Year to you and yours!

  8. Thank you! Love your blog….recipes, the things that you do with your kids, travel, life, all of it! Thank you for taking the time out your busy life to share with us!!

  9. Hi Jessica-
    Wish you a very Happy New Year.
    I have been reading your blogs for about a year now and I should say it is not just interesting but also very helpful.
    Thanks so much.

  10. I just want to thank you for all the wonderful recipes and encouragement for me and my ever growing family. I am a foster mom of four that works full time, and you have taken the thought out of dinner for me. If it is a recipe from your sites or books, then I know it will be delicious. Your red sauce is a fav at my house! I have passed many of your recipes on to other moms. I have followed you for years. I just sat down and wrote out my meal plan for the next month. Your recipes will start my year off right!

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