Lindsay Garrett

Lindsay G. was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, and she and her husband headed south to Spring in June of 2016. As a clinical social worker, she works full time with families growing their families through adoption. Lindsay met her husband John when they were both camp counselors. They welcomed their future little campers G in December 2017 and R in 2020. Lindsay is constantly reading, researching at least one new thing, and attempting to organize her life through bullet journaling. Her first book, Parent Goals: The Millennial’s Guide to New Parent Preparedness will be published in November 2021. In her free time, she enjoys binging Gilmore Girls on a loop, baking, and running in the Houston area’s beautiful parks. Check out her website for parenting prep, support, and more.
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Tips For Managing Home Improvement Projects With Kids

So you’ve decided to take on a big home improvement project. Painting the walls, redoing a room, renovating a bathroom or kitchen. Whether you are doing it yourself or hiring professionals, there are ways...

Insider Summer Camp Prep Tips That Will Change Your Life

It's that time of year again! Time to load up on your bug spray, sunscreen, and stamps, and ship those kids off to overnight camp. Whether you are a first-time camp parent, or an...
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Wear Orange Weekend: Advocate To End Gun Violence

Wear Orange Weekend is June 2-4, and is a time set aside to advocate to end gun violence and to honor survivors.  My oldest is going to elementary school in the fall. That means freshly...
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5 Local Coffee Shops to Try in Spring and the Woodlands

I don’t know about you, but being a mom means most days I could use a caffeine fix. One of my favorite self care activities is treating myself to a caramel latte and posting...
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6 Ways to Celebrate the Ladies in Your Life This Galentine’s Day

Galentine's day is coming up! For those of you not familiar, Galentine's day is February 13th, the day before Valentine's Day. I love this holiday because one, it is a great excuse to celebrate...

5 Indoor Play Options in the Spring/Woodlands Area

Rainy day got you stuck inside with your kids? Searching for something to do on the 5 days a year it is too cold to go outside in Houston? We’ve got you. Here are...
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Why We Don’t Buy Gifts for Our Kids

Christmas time is coming, and I’ve already started our gift list. It's a detailed color-coded spreadsheet with everyone we need to buy for added. Enneagram One life, am I right? But you know who...

7 Tips for Crafting DIY Halloween Costumes

Halloween is coming, mamas! Are you considering making your kids' costumes this year? If so, here are some expert tips for crafting easy and adorable DIY Halloween costumes. Start early First have your kids settle on...
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Sensory Needs Crash Course for Moms

Sensory needs are becoming more and more known in children. Often associated with children with autism, sensory needs are actually applicable to all children {and really, humans}. Sensitivity to noise, visual stimulation, touch,...
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11 Ways to Ease the Back to School Transition {+ Free Printable}

Y’all, transitions are hard. Especially for our little people. Think about a time when you’ve gone through a huge change. Starting a new job. Having a kid. Getting married. Moving to a new city....