Author: Jen Schultz

I love words. Words can change your perspective – they can uplift, discourage, enlighten, or burden you. I am honored to contribute on Choosing Wisdom. I’m currently gaining my own nuggets of wisdom as I mother two children with an age difference of almost 9 years. I have a passion for life-long learning, reading, cooking, and eating. My husband is my soulmate and best friend – and most likely the only one who could put up with my shenanigans.

Of Course You’re Tired, You’re a Mom

The pharmacy cashier asked what my relationship to the patient was. “I’m her mother.” I was picking up some prescription pain medication for my daughter who was at home with my husband and still super emotional from one of the general anesthesia meds she’d received. Just an hour earlier she’d been medically oblivious as nine baby teeth had been extracted …

Here’s Your Permission to Take a Break Without Mom Guilt

Summer: It’s Complicated I have a love-hate relationship with the school year. I love the daily rhythm, structure, and deadlines it brings, and hate the busy-ness, struggles with homework, and gross school lunches Elle insists on eating. But summer… My relationship status with summer is best described as “it’s complicated.” Summer brings freedom from the deadlines and pressures of school, yes. …