Jessica Rosenberg

943 Added | 35 Magazines | 54 Likes | 372 Following | 305 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.

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 …

Kids

#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

This is the best bread in the world. Here's how to make it

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!

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 upbringing, …

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 …

Motherhood

The dirty truths no one likes to share with new moms - It's my life...

“I am so tired.” She said, “why don’t they tell you about this?”<br>“Bu-uh-ut,” I stammered. “I did tell you.” And I had, over and over again, for at …

This Mom Shared A Hilariously Real Photo Of What It's Like To Give Birth

"Nothing says welcome to motherhood like an adorable squishy baby, and a giant mom diaper."<p>Posted on July 07, 2016, 22:07 GMT<p>This is Amanda Bacon, her fiancé Ken Hardy, and their two kids. Her daughter is 3 and her son is just 7 weeks, she told BuzzFeed News.<p>Amanda Bacon<p>After Bacon gave birth to …

Babies

15 Young Mothers Who Defy The Stereotypes

Jendella Benson, writer and photographer, speaks to women who became mothers at a young age.<p>Posted on April 11, 2016, 16:26 GMT<p>Photographer Jendella Benson started her photo project "Young Motherhood" to show how young mothers are currently perceived by the public.<p>She took portraits of the women …

Parenting

Mother’s Day – Six Ways To Be Thoughtful

Mother’s Day can be a challenge for anyone. Choosing the right gifts around special days can make things even more difficult. It doesn’t take an …

I hate this day. And I love this day.

It’s Mother’s Day. And for some reason, I still have visions of the ideal mom looking like doing my job as the CEO of a mid-sized company while also …

Mother's Day can be sad you know - It's my life...

Not every mommy wakes up on Mother’s Day with a smile on her face, some wake up with tears in their eyes, and it’s not because they know they won’t …

The perfect Mother's Day doesn't have to include chocolate - It's my life...

The perfect Mother’s Day isn’t about pedicures and spa treatments. It’s not about chocolate or candy. It’s not even about time alone or fabulous …

The ugly truth about motherhood

This weekend, in one afternoon, almost in one solid sitting <i>(at the beach, ocean lapping at my feet, not a bad place to be at all)</i> I read all of Kelly …

Becoming a Mom: A Bump Month Tale - It's my life...

Do you remember a time when any decision you ever made only affected you? What to have for dinner? What to do next weekend? Where to go on vacation? …

How to Spy on Your Competitors to Outrank Them on Google

Learn how to spy on competitors to better understand the strategy they are using to attain a high ranking on Google<p>Want to hear something crazy? In 30 minutes, I can look at your competitor’s website along with your website and deploy a strategy for you to achieve a better search engine ranking …

SEO

The Perfectionist's Guide to Making Chocolate Éclairs

After not making éclairs for decades, I decided to revisit my old recipe, brush up on details, and write a simple post. Easy, right?<p>Like most pastry chefs, I endlessly test a recipe to get it exactly how I want it. But every now and then, <b>I’m reminded that perfection can be a function of too many</b> …

Baking

12 Ways to Take Brownies Where They've Never Been Before

Where do your brownie loyalties lie? Are you Team Fudgy, Team Cakey, or Team In-Between-y?<p>I'm a fudgy-as-a-truffle gal myself (Alice Medrich's Best Cocoa Brownies are my old faithful, preferably straight from the freezer)—but today, we're not here to discuss <i>that</i> age-old question.<p>Instead, <b>we're here</b> …

Dessert

Trump's dizzying day of interviews

Comments on Civil War, big banks and Kim Jong Un perplex aides, historians.<p>President Donald Trump questioned why the Civil War— which erupted 150 years ago over slavery — needed to happen. He said he would be "honored" to meet with Kim Jong-Un, the violent North Korean dictator who is developing …

Donald Trump

Ratatouille: the Vegetable Comfort Food to Ease the Pain of New Braces

When I went with my first child to get braces, I wasn’t really prepared for any of it: the huge expense, the cold grip around my heart at seeing my …

Clinton, Denouncing Trump, Calls Herself ‘Part of the Resistance’

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday sharply questioned President Trump’s conduct in office, criticizing his foreign policy pronouncements and penchant for posting on Twitter, and described herself as “part of the resistance.”<p>During an interview with the CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour, Mrs. Clinton, …

Elections

Introduction

Welcome to the AdWords Fundamentals study guide!<p>This study guide is for those who want to prepare for the AdWords Fundamentals exam. It provides …

The 6 Best (& Free!) AdWords Tutorials for Beginners Right Now

Starting to advertise online is intimidating. Especially when it feels like gambling—there is an auction? I have to bid on keywords? How do I set a …

Digital Marketing

How to Create a Profitable Google AdWords Campaign (from Scratch)

Launching a new AdWords search campaign is an exhilarating process. Excitement, anxiety, fear, and hope are emotions that come to mind when I’m about …

6 Steps to Building a Brilliant Paid Search Account Structure

So your boss assigns you the task of building out your company’s AdWords account. Your heart sinks to the bottom of your chest, as flashbacks from …

Google AdWords Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide

I don’t get it.<p>I have a ton of friends who own companies. As soon as they start making some money, they start talking to me about all kinds of …

Marketing

Trump at his most dangerous

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes political change happens suddenly. You wake up, and a military junta has taken over your country, or some other kind of revolution has happened. But other times, the climate shifts little by little. A few big gestures of aggression, and then things settle down. Then the cycle …

Donald Trump

Spicer defends Trump's warm words for totalitarian leaders

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday defended President Donald Trump's kind words for totalitarian leaders, saying the president is protecting the American people and U.S. allies through his seemingly warm relations with such men.<p>In an interview with CBS’ John Dickerson, Trump said …

Donald Trump

The Language of Dolphins Could Be Translated by 2021

Gavagai AB<p>Swedish startup Gavagai AB, a language technology company that originated at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science, has mastered 40 …

Artificial Intelligence