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I hope you feel encouraged to live life with joy no matter what the day brings ~Vanessa Scott, This joyful Life
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Hello! I’m Vanessa, wife, mother to a sassy toddler, and two bonus children. I’m a Maryland native where we live and raise our children. 

This joyful Life is a lifestyle + motherhood blog founded in 2017. As a new SAHM, I was inspired to find uplifting ways to share the everyday challenges that motherhood can bring and offer an empowering space for modern moms on the same journey. This space has evolved from a motherhood blog to lifestyle blog. I share everything that inspires me from style, beauty, wellness, travel, latest on baby trends, to all things Motherhood. I still continue to share honest raw motherhood moments- all the highs, lows and the magic! As I navigate through this journey of motherhood, I always try to find the joy in our everyday moments.

I believe that you can find Joy in everyday moments- even in our darkest days. I hope this space empowers you and inspires you! Let’s find Joy in our everyday moments, together!

This place is a destination for all things, style, beauty, wellness, decor, travel and motherhood. 

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