Author Archive | Jen Thomas


Why I Love to Run

Many years ago, I wrote on my personal (always sporadic and neglected) blog about why I love New Orleans. I wanted to try to illuminate and justify that love since New Orleans seems to be a polarizing place – either you “get” it and you love it, or you don’t and all you see is dirt and stink […]

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CMB Crashes Your Picnic!

July and August seem like perfect picnic months to me. It’s so warm at this point, no one wants to be stuck inside cooking, yet you also know you’d better get out and enjoy the rest of the lazy, hazy days of summer. What better way to appreciate the sunny season of family, friends, and […]

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Selfish is my strong

Mom Strong: Selfish is my Strong {Series}

I’ll be honest, I think this has been one of the more challenging series for CMB contributors to write. But while it’s hard, I think it is equally important; it’s critical to take time out from the nagging self-doubts and recriminations and acknowledge what makes each of us special and uniquely suited to be the best parents […]

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