Jessica Faaborg

I balance my professional career with being a single mother. My life is an adventure every day.

Recent Articles

How Having Imposter Syndrome Affects The People Around You

I know a guy who is truly amazing. He's one of the best humans I have ever met in my life. He's kind and caring, he is smart and effective, and he is currently kicking ass at a prestigious school. How is it possible that he doesn't understand he is …
By Jessica Faaborg

Why 2017 Is The Year You Should Finally Admit You Want A Relationship

Why is there a stigma that says we should feel less of ourselves because we would rather be in a relationship than be alone? There is absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to be coupled, wanting to give and receive love and wanting to be in a relatio…
By Jessica Faaborg

What Childhood Cancer Patients Want You To Know About Their Battle

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and I wanted to take a second to shine some light on the subject. There is one particular family who I have been blessed to have been introduced to, through Paper Clouds Apparel, a company that focuses o…
By Jessica Faaborg

The 5 Hardest Things About Raising Kids In A Tech-Obsessed World

Being a mom is a seriously hard job. If I would have known how hard it would be 19 years ago when I was awarded the position, of course, I still would have applied! However, times are very different, and with technology everywhere we go now, the job …
By Jessica Faaborg

Forgotten Art: Why Real Communication Begins With A Pen And Paper

There is a communication tool that so many people forget about: the love letter. It's all too easy to send a quick “I am thinking of you” text, or even a “Hey baby, I love you” email. But when was the last time you picked up pen to paper and physical…
By Jessica Faaborg

Oxymoron: Why People Who Condone 'Ethical' Cheating Have It All Wrong

Ethical cheating: If that isn’t the epitome of an oxymoron, I don't know what is. A new dating website promotes the practice of telling your partner you will cheat before you actually cheat and helps its users “commit” the act. My question is, how is…
By Jessica Faaborg