Tag: mom

The Art of Seeing the Good | East Texas Moms

I am a recovering pessimist. Seeing the good and thinking positive is difficult for me. I have to work hard at being positive; especially if...

Less Conventional Self-Care | East Texas Moms

Face masks are great but have you tried crockpot liners? Not as part of some odd beauty routine - just for their intended purpose... Crockpot...

Label Me Impressed | East Texas Moms Blog

A fabulous Southern Belle once said: "My rule is if it's not moving - monogram it." Thank you Lord for blessing us with Reese Witherspoon. Not...

Big Latch On | East Texas Moms Blog

Being a new mom and finding local resources is not an easy task. My best friend, who is my go-to for mom questions, moved...

Everybody Needs a 4th of July Blueberry Pie | East Texas...

The 4th of July is one of those holidays that everybody just needs to have a big ol' piece of blueberry pie.... preferably with a...
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...

Do I Look Like an Octopus? | East Texas Moms Blog

Arms full of laundry, my purse barely holding onto my shoulder, I instinctively kicked the dryer door closed. The boys were waiting in the...
motherhood

The Many Meanings of Motherhood | East Texas Moms Blog

“I want to be a mom for Jackson like you are for me. No matter how bad I feel or how bad the situation...
watchers of the wall

Watchers of the Wall | East Texas Moms Blog

With the highly anticipated final season of Game of Thrones, I find myself realizing that raising toddlers feels like a fight for the Iron...
family recipe

I Got It From My Momma | East Texas Moms Blog

Among all of the things I've learned from my mom, a few stand out.  Tips for a lasting marriage  Fierce negotiation tactics when car...