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jessicaA Mom Knows Contributor

About Jessica

I am a SAHM to five children age eight and under. We currently live in South Carolina. I studied Microbiology at BYU and Elementary Education at Murray State.

Fish at AquariumThe Georgia Aquarium: Review by Mom of Five Children

The Georgia Aquarium is the world’s largest aquarium located in Atlanta, but that’s not why I’ll visit there again. I’ll take all five kids again and again simply because this aquarium makes it easy and painless to see the exhibits. … Continue reading

Peanut Butter PopcornPeanut Butter Popcorn Recipe

This recipe is a keeper. Once you try the ooey gooey deliciousness of this treat you will want it all the time! Ingredients: 18 cups popped corn 1 cup corn syrup 1 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup … Continue reading

iPad2Review of iPad: A Frugal Mom’s Perspective

I’ve owned the Apple iPad2 for a year now and cannot imagine giving it up. How does a frugal mom come to purchase the iPad? She doesn’t, her husband wins one from his company’s healthy living incentives program. She hesitantly … Continue reading

Bugs, Bugs, BugsApril Fools Day Pranks

This list of 9 pranks are great for kids and adults, as well. They don’t take much planning, but are a fun way to celebrate the April Fool(s) in your life. #1  Switch out their hairspray for colored hairspray. #2 … Continue reading

Potty Training Boot Camp

We as parents love when our child is potty trained, but not so much the training aspect of it. As a mom of five children, I have been asked what has worked for me. While I do not pretend to have … Continue reading

IntelliGender: Product Review

IntelliGender is an at-home urine based gender prediction test. They claim a 90% accuracy rate as early as 10 weeks gestation when the directions are followed strictly. We only discovered IntelliGender with our last two pregnancies, so my review is based … Continue reading

Kids Looking Out WindowFun, Free Ways to Entertain Your Kids on a Cold Day

Whether it’s raining, snowing, freezing, or sweltering hot outside these easy activities will keep your little ones free from the dreaded whining phrase we all know, ” Mommy I’m bored.” As a mom to five children under the age of eight, … Continue reading