Author Archive | Jessica Rittenhouse

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A Confession on the Perception of Perfection: My Life is a Mess Too

Perception and assumption. We all attribute (often false) traits regarding the people and situations surrounding us. In turn, we all- either intentionally or completely unknowingly- project ourselves in ways that help shape these “insights.” In honor of everyone who has every judged or compared themselves to a peer, I share this story of assumption and […]

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A Day In the Life {Single Working Mama of One}

4:00 a.m. (ballpark)- A crying, somehow naked toddler crawls into my bed. Because she has wet hers. We get up and go to the bathroom and then snuggle in.  6:30 a.m.- Said toddler grabs my face and starts kissing me awake! She then makes the most adorable attempt at ‘knock-knock’ jokes. I cuddle and plead […]

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The Daily Dance of the Working, Single Mom

Today is International Women’s Day. A celebration whose origin lies over a century ago, to initially honor women who went on strike to protest their working conditions. It’s also commonly known as “Working” Women’s Day. And, as a single working mother, today’s post reflects on the choreography it takes to master such a title. Warm Up […]

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