Jessica Rosenberg

957 Added | 35 Magazines | 56 Likes | 374 Following | 320 Followers | @kikarose | I'm a writer, a blogger, and a book lover. I have two little girls, a dog, a cat, and a lawyer husband who recently started working from home. Life is never dull around these parts. You'll find my blog at itsjessicaslife.com and my first novel at bit.ly/AlohaAlso.

Bravo! 11 Terrific Books for Tweens Who Love Musical Theater

My 9-year-old daughter loves musical theater. She was completely enraptured by our high school’s production of “High School Musical” and sang the …

School Lunch Hacks for Quick and Easy Packing

Shares 0<p><i>This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RITZFilledBackToSchool</i> …

Two views in Love

There are millions of unique people in this planet, however out of all of them, I decided to marry a very special young man named Sheldon. It was …

If yoga is a cult, consider me brainwashed

For the past couple of years, my exercise game has been overthrown by the preference of sitting about and eating everything. However, as part of my …

Defending My Kindle

My name is Lindsay Ferrier and I like to read my books on a screen. Deal with it.If you haven’t already noticed, I love books. I’ve loved them since …

Kindle

An Open Letter to the Female Hat-Wearing Dog From “Go Dog, Go”

Dear female hat-wearing dog,<p>I bought your book to help my son learn prepositions and adjectives and was, from the first read, inexorably drawn in by …

I’m Quitting Online Mommy Groups

Let me start by saying that over the last 10-15 years I’ve made several long-lasting friendships in online spaces. I won’t pretend that everything …

Social Justice

My Kid's At Camp, That's All I Know

Yesterday I put my son on bus for sleepaway camp. Today I have absolutely no idea if he is alive. I don’t know if he’s eating or homesick or …

The Nokia 3310 is back - and it even has Snake

The ‘indestructible’ handset returns, complete with one-month standby time, colour screen and bags of nostalgia<p>The rumours are true – the Nokia 3310 is back, and it even has Snake. The updated version of the early noughties icon, famed for its seemingly indestructible qualities, was unveiled at the …

Mobile Technology

The Art of Asking; or rather, the art of being authentic - It's my life...

For someone who used to intensely hate to read fiction, I seem to reading a whole lot of it recently. I blame my book club and their desire to drag …

Megyn Kelly

Rebecca Solnit: The Loneliness of Donald Trump

Once upon a time, a child was born into wealth and wanted for nothing, but he was possessed by bottomless, endless, grating, grasping wanting, and …

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Donald Trump acted like 'a drunk tourist' on Europe trip that led Angela Merkel to proclaim end of US alliance

Donald Trump was like a “drunk tourist” on his first trip abroad, which saw awkward handshakes with the French President, shoving the Prime Minister …

10 Tips to Make your Oven Fries Crispier

What makes fries crispy?<p>Moisture content<p>Water plays a big role in crispiness. It is hard for something to be crispy if it contains a lot of water. …

Activity Books to Entertain The Kids This Summer - It's my life...

It feels rather like the first day of school was only a few weeks ago, and yet, here we are, getting ready for sixth grade graduation and counting …

#giveaway Dexter says: My mama doesn't have a mom to celebrate, but she's doing everything she can to give me an awesome kidhood, like doing swim lessons so I can have fun and be safe in the water. She could sure use some new clothes, since none of hers fit since having me and she deserves to look as badass on the outside as she is on the inside. #shareasalemoms

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Baking

The Mother Shame We All Share

I often watch Ted Talks on my smartphone when I run on the treadmill. Watching the news makes me grumpy and music doesn't always distract me enough. There are thousands of Ted Talks and never enough time to watch them all and they're the perfect time chunk for a good workout.<p>I run and learn new …

Parenting

You Are An Amazing Mom!

Hi Mom Friend,<p>I don’t know who you are, but you know what? I know one thing…you’re an amazing mom!<p>Not all moms are alike. We don’t all have the same …

A Letter to Moms

I love that we set aside a whole day to honor and celebrate the women who raised us. My mom was an amazing mother who dedicated her life to her three …

Parenting

Motherhood is…

Motherhood is middle of the night wake up calls for a glass of water or a fan or a light or a blanket or a bear or a kiss or a band-aid.<p>Motherhood is …