katherinesmith

katherinesmith
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Recent East Texas transplant, Kat Smith taught 8th grade American History for 12 years in Austin and Tyler. She met her exceptionally wonderful husband and moved to Longview, Tx. Kat is now a stay-at-home-mom to a a very squishy toddler (Lincoln). She loves Jesus, cusses a bit too much, and sometimes wonders if she should raise chickens in the backyard. She should not! This would be disastrous! Please remind Kat of this next time you see her at the Farmers Market!

Hallmark Christmas Movie BINGO! | East Texas Moms

If you've never dipped into the Hallmark Christmas movie cinematic universe, here's every plot in 8 scenes: Girl is engaged to someone (City Dude).  He commits the unforgivable sin of having a job (gasp,...

How To Be Absolutely Miserable During the Holidays | East Texas Moms

  If you want to be absolutely and completely miserable this holiday season, follow this simple step-by-step guide: Lean into your perfectionism when it comes to decorating your house.  Ignore your family, job and budget...
pumpkin bread

Buttermilk Pumpkin Bread | East Texas Moms Blog

Expectation:  I'm awake 30 minutes before the rest of my family.  I leisurely stretch and do a mindfulness meditation before casually making coffee and setting a calm intention for the day.  Oh look, a...

5 Reasons Being an Old Mom Rules! | East Texas Moms Blog

So, there was this moment about 3 years ago at a marriage conference, I casually mentioned to random strangers that we were trying to get pregnant (I have oversharing problems and I am aware...

Check On Your Xennial Friends | East Texas Moms Blog

We're not OK.  Our past has returned to taunt us in the form of trendy fashions.  People are watching Friends and Frasier unironically.  There are spaghetti straps out in the wild.  Tiny, tiny backpacks lurking...
expectations

Pick 2: Cute, Calm, Collected | East Texas Moms Blog

We all know there are wildly unreasonable expectations placed on women to look amazing, have Michelle Obama arms, carry multiple kinds of snacks, RSVP to the parties and don't forget to volunteer at school...
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Act Like A Lady, Mom Like A Dad | East Texas Moms Blog

My experience of motherhood has been, in a word, humbling. I learn so much by watching other heroes of the parenting profession and one of those just happens to be my husband. In celebration of...
meal plan

Simple Meal Planning | East Texas Moms Blog

Hi, I'm 37, and still dragging myself into adulthood kicking and screaming.  Definitely no expert, but I'm catching onto things slowly.  Like, when you hem your dress pants with a stapler, you will get ankle...
advice

Conflicting Advice for New Moms | East Texas Moms Blog

Ahhhh, pregnancy!  It's so beautiful.  Your hair is gorgeous and full.  Nails growing like a dang wolverine!  And advice flowing freely.  To save you all some time, I've condensed all advice I received into...
cavemom brain

CaveMom Brain | East Texas Moms Blog

I won the life lottery. Here are 3 "problems" I encountered yesterday: too many compartments in my kid's Bento box - I had to fill 2 of them with the same snack. I made a...