Jessica Jane Stepleton Stern aka j. jane

About Jessica Stern

j. jane lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband. (For the record, she adores the married life.) Growing up in a large family cultivated a love for people. Her interests lies in the paths women choose, both professionally and personally. j.jane loves writing, learning, and hosting fabulous dinner parties. While family and friends are always welcome, there is typically only one name on the guest list: the handsome Mr. Stern.
3108, 2015

katherine humphus.

August 31st, 2015|culinary arts.|0 Comments

You may have seen this talented lady on the Food Network's Beat Bobby Flay. Chef Humphus offers great advice that you can use in and out of the kitchen.

1508, 2015

felicia mcquaid.

August 15th, 2015|literature., wellness. beauty. fitness.|0 Comments

This energy specialist believes that grace is an energy that makes things better. To live a grace-filled life make your world a better place. If you have the choice between being right or being kind, choose kindness.

908, 2015

natalie sudman.

August 9th, 2015|fashion. art. entertainment., literature., small business owners.|1 Comment

Author, artist, psychic suggests that you should be your own best friend. Love yourself – even the crummy parts. Like yourself – even the crummy parts. Be compassionate with yourself – especially the crummy parts. And forgive yourself for everything.

1707, 2015

allison carter.

July 17th, 2015|literature.|1 Comment

Allison Carter's work on parenting has been featured in the New York Times. This talented woman shares her thoughts on parenting, career, and "balancing it all."

1107, 2015

jen munro.

July 11th, 2015|education.|0 Comments

Founder of an exclusive summer school, Jen Munroe believes life is an adventure and suggests we surround ourselves with people who encourage us to be the best version of ourselves.

407, 2015

brigadier general wilma l. vaught.

July 4th, 2015|public affairs.|2 Comments

Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught offers her thoughts on leadership, women in the United States Military, and the importance of remembering.

2306, 2015

aprill winney.

June 23rd, 2015|fashion. art. entertainment.|0 Comments

Director Aprill Winney discusses her career in Hollywood and encourages us to stay raw, stay empathetic, stay warm and open and kind.

2106, 2015

shelia nuss.

June 21st, 2015|sisters. aunts. mothers.|4 Comments

Community Leader Sheila Nuss shares her thoughts on how a cancer diagnosis changed her life.

1606, 2015

sally starnes gore.

June 16th, 2015|business.|1 Comment

This project manager shares her thoughts on choosing a career, fighting cancer and living life to the fullest.

3105, 2015

mary burton. {taylor.}

May 31st, 2015|literature.|0 Comments

Author Mary Burton does it all: romance suspense, historical romance and novellas. And she just does it under two different personas! Learn what Mary attributes to her success.

2805, 2015

carol adams.

May 28th, 2015|advocacy., public affairs.|0 Comments

Police Officer and Founder of The Carol Adams Foundation shares her thoughts on the importance of awareness and education.

1805, 2015

dorie clark.

May 18th, 2015|education., literature.|0 Comments

Author Dorie Clark advises, "You want to have a ‘paper trail’ so that people who are looking you up can see for themselves that you’re serious about making the switch and have good ideas."

1005, 2015

sharon lhamon.

May 10th, 2015|sisters. aunts. mothers.|5 Comments

Look at life with an open mind. It’s amazing how much happier you will be.

905, 2015

lizzy krywicki.

May 9th, 2015|student.|0 Comments

I do not tell my mom that I love her enough. She has a strength that I will never understand but I like to tell myself that I have picked up a few of her tricks.

905, 2015

haleigh grimes.

May 9th, 2015|student.|0 Comments

I could go on for centuries explaining how much my mother has influenced me, but I think the most important part to me is that she has taught me how to love unconditionally without judgment.