Jessica Burdg is a writer, stay-at-home mother, and distance runner making it work in the Midwest. She uses her print journalism degree to bring anecdotes to life and believes in laughing together, lifting one another up, and celebrating the most human parts of our unique stories. She blogs openly about motherhood, fitness, relationships and self-awareness on her author website,, while contributing regularly to a number of other sites. Jessica believes in the power of sarcasm, coffee, and shameless self-promotion --and you should really find her on Facebook ( and Twitter (@jessicaburdg).

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