Jennifer Hunter

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Born and raised in the Queen City, I'm in love with its accessible big-city amenities and small-town sense of community. I worked in marketing and communications at a local bank before becoming a stay-at-home mom to two boys. I spend my time investing in my faith and family, with a side of my favorite things: writing, reading, exercise, enjoying good food and wine, encouraging other moms, and exploring my hometown.

A Hike with Friends to Brighten Dreary Days {Favorite Local Spots}

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“There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.” - Alfred Wainwright I’ve probably spent more time outdoors in the past year than any in my adult life. The fresh air, freedom to move,...

Don’t You Want to Try for a Girl? {What This Boy Mom Wants You...

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In my late 20s, I cringed at the question, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” I didn’t have a solid answer when it came to my career or where I would live....

Beat Cabin Fever with Fresh Family Dance Tunes

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Kids love to hear and dance to the same song over and over… and over. Parents? Not so much. At our house, we love a good dance party to get the wiggles out, reset grumpy...

How to Rock Your Crown of a Different Color

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“No one’s is brighter, no one’s is duller. It’s only a crown of a different color.” This guidance from the middle of Nancy Tillman’s The Crown on Your Head stuck with me long after storytime...

When “Enough” is Better Than the “Best”

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When I’m on the hunt for a gift, recipe, or really any purchase, I often preface my Google search with the word “best.” The proof is in my most recent search history: Best sprinkler for...

Where to Go When You’re Out of Things to Do

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I know: it’s another list of parks, etc. around town. I also know that the warm weather is waning, and you and your kids are a little bored of the same old haunts and...

Nurturing Pint-Sized Book Lovers

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I sometimes find myself in a rut, wondering whether time together with my kids is well spent. Is our day too busy? Too open? Too structured? Too boring? Too repetitive? Educational enough? Pinterest-ing enough?...

7 Ways “Friends” Will Be There for You, Too, Moms

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Most of the characters in the 90s sitcom Friends weren’t parents, but they have been there for me through every stage of motherhood. I was 11 when Friends premiered, but it wasn’t parent-approved television in...

Pardon My Hypocrisy

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Long before we have teenagers who are proudly willing to hold a mirror to our parental hypocrisy, our young children subtly reflect our double-standards every day. My 3-year-old loves to make cookies with me. I...

Heart of CMC: OneSight

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Amid all the tests and questions at my son’s three-year well check, the nurse pulled out a binocular-like device to test his eyesight. After mesmerizing him with the colorful lights and nature sounds, she...