Jennifer W

A North Carolina native, Jennifer has called Colorado Springs, CO, Lynchburg, VA, New Orleans, LA, and Charleston, SC home since graduating from Elon University in 2003. She has spent time as a journalist, event planner, and sports information director. Now, the Hoover resident is a full-time sales & marketing professional for an outdoor furniture company and an independent rep for Zyia Active. Of all the hats Jennifer wears, her most important roles are as a wife, mother, daughter, and sister. She has been married to her husband Mike since 2011, and together they have three daughters ages 5, 4 and 2, and a sweet eight-year-old beagle, Cooper.

Hello Minivan, Goodbye Self-Identity

Well, it happened. After nearly 20 years of having a driver’s license and announcing no less than 2,384 times, “I will NEVER drive one of those,” I went to the dark side. I’m officially...

Seven Signs You’ve Just Survived a “Vacation” with Kids

Ah, summertime. For some of us, this lovely season brings the annual beach vacation. It’s the week we daydream about during the rest of the year … our toes in the sand, cold cocktail...

From ‘Freak Daddy’ to Freaking Awesome Dad

Continuing our feature of some of the dads behind Birmingham Moms Blog, Jennifer W. shares the sweetness of watching her husband become a father. Watching your husband become a father is a powerful thing. Especially if he...

A Trip to the Vet Mirrors a Visit to the Pediatrician

"ARGHHHHH!" I yelled. It was a Friday morning, and there I was in my closet, holding a terrified house cat. I had grabbed her out of her hiding place, and literally scared the pee out...

My Motherhood Journey, With a Little Humor {How I Became a Mother }

We would like to thank Children's of Alabama for partnering with us on our "How I Became a Mother" series. Every time a baby is born in Birmingham, Children's of Alabama is there to...

Easter 2017 :: The Aftermath

Easter 2017 was picture perfect. The Easter bunny filled our daughters' baskets, we made it to church, and we enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day spending time together as a family.  But the weeks following such a...

To the Mom Returning to Exercise After Baby: You Go, Girl!

"Do you have any tips?" It is 3:56 p.m. at the YMCA, in the group exercise room. The 4:00 p.m. cross training class is about to start, a.k.a. the most challenging group exercise class offered by...

Birmingham Moms Blog :: Introducing Jennifer W

Hello, fellow Magic City moms! My name is Jennifer, and I am thrilled to be a part of Birmingham Moms Blog! Birmingham My family has only been in Birmingham a short time, and it’s a move...