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The Changing Look of Our Heroes

Aug 4, 2015

Every generation has its share of heroes and idols in popular culture.

Over the decades they’ve changed for good or ill.

Jennifer Dennis-Smith looks at how we now see those we admire in this week’s Jen X.


Dressing for the Right Occasion

Jul 7, 2015

There was a time when a dress code actually meant something, and individuals regulated themselves to make sure they were dressed properly for certain events.

But, as Jennifer Martin reflects in this week’s Jen-X, that seems to be waning.

Jennifer was a museum professional before kids. Now she spends her time as a mother and active Girl Scout volunteer.

Oklahoma's Racist Past Reflected in its Present

Jun 30, 2015
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The history of racism and violence against black people in Oklahoma goes back decades and lies just beneath the surface of the red dirt soil.

Jennifer James brings us her thoughts in this week’s Jen-X.

Jennifer James is a public relations professional. You can follow her blog at jenx67.com.

Honoring Those Who Stand in for Absentee Fathers

Jun 23, 2015

Generation Xers from broken homes might have difficulty celebrating Fathers’ Day especially if their dads weren’t around much while they were growing up.

But, in this week’s Jen X, Jennifer Dennis-Smith says maybe those with absentee dads just need to look to their mothers to see who should be celebrated.

Jennifer works as a freelance public relations professional. You can reach her on Twitter @JenniferDS_APR.

Dealing with the Rain

Jun 3, 2015

The recent rains in Oklahoma bring mixed feelings for some.

While the ongoing onslaught of torrential downpours can be depressing, Jennifer Martin recognizes how equally refreshing the rain can be in this week’s Jen X.

Jennifer was a museum professional before kids. Now she spends her time as a mother and active Girl Scout volunteer.

Modern Health in Oklahoma

May 19, 2015

As Generation Xers get older, the idea of health care becomes more and more prevalent.

In this week’s Jen-X, Jennifer Dennis Smith brings us the story of two women and their battle with cancer.

Jennifer works as a freelance public relations professional. You can reach her on Twitter at @JenniferDS_APR.

How Should We Balance Fear In Our Kids' Lives?

May 5, 2015

As parents we try to protect our kids from some of the terrors of the world, but we also want to balance that out with not wanting to coddle our children.

In this week’s Jen-X, Jennifer Martin explains it’s not always easy.


Dealing with Poverty

Apr 21, 2015

The idea of poverty strikes fear in many Americans who often ridicule and criticize those struggling to survive.

In this week’s Jen-X, Jennifer Lindsey McClintock looks at how we treat the poor and downtrodden.


Shopping for a the right house can be more than just looking for a roof over your head, sometimes it means looking for the perfect place to spend the rest of your life.

In this week’s Jen-X, Jennifer Martin shares her experience in not just looking for a house, but looking for a home.

Jennifer was a museum professional before kids. Now she spends her time as a mother and active Girl Scout volunteer.

Seeking & Finding A New Religious Home

Mar 24, 2015

As Generation X gets older, many of them are starting to look a little harder at their beliefs.

In this week’s Jen-X, Jennifer Dennis-Smith looks at how her spiritual life has changed over the years.


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