Ashley Jolley

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Ashley lives in Grosse Pointe Farms with her husband Dan, their one year old son Jude and two dogs. She is a full-time real estate agent who does her best to juggle motherhood, work, and fixing up her 1920's farmhouse. Follow along with her and her family on instagram at @ashleym_jolley or her personal website ashleyjolley.com

Motherhood Made Me a Hypocrite

Several years ago, my husband and I were at dinner, and I remember focusing on a family a few tables away. They had three boys, and the oldest, who looked like he may be...

What Is Balance and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

The word balance has been haunting me since the moment I became a mother. I see it on my Instagram feed and the blogs I read, and people keep telling me to "find it." This...

Tips from a Realtor on Moving with Young Kids

Let’s be honest. Kids are hard. They are loving and imaginative, but they tend to make messes and need their mom’s attention at every waking hour. So, if you’re a mother, how on Earth do...

Can Minimalism and Children Exist? Tips for a Clutter-Free Home

I love ‘stuff’. Trust me. On any given day, you can expect some type of cardboard box on my porch. Maybe it’s because I’m a millennial or a full-time working mother, but I am...

When Grandparents’ Day Looks Different

My 16-month-old son attends a weekly music class on Saturdays. Most kids come to class with their parents; however, there are two kids who arrive each week with their grandpa. Their smiles as they...

Confessions From a Mom Who Didn’t Want to Be One

Choose Motherhood or Not? Some women know they want to be mothers. They cannot wait to grow up, get married, and raise a family.  They were the ones pretending to play house and take care...

Introducing Ashley Jolley, a Grosse Pointe Mom

My name is Ashley Jolley (cue all of the Christmas jokes), and I am a 28 year old mother, wife, and real estate agent. I have one son, Jude, who is 14 months old...