Natalie is a born and raised Texan originally from Kerrville, Texas who is a hill country girl at heart. She graduated from Texas Woman's University with her master's in Counseling and is in private practice at Waco Psychological Associates as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Natalie married a Baylor bear and is blessed with two sweet girls, Hadley and Rylanne. We also have a son, Calvin James in heaven who was born in March of 2018 and is held near and dear to our hearts, daily! We love calling Waco, home. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, good music, anything sport-related (former soccer player here), and making memories with family and friends. Feel free to follow her on Instagram @natpaigejones

Where to Find the Best Bluebonnets in Waco

BRAVERY-SACRIFICE-ADMIRATION This is what bluebonnets symbolize; what a special meaning for our Texas state flower! A little history of these beauties: in 1901 it was a contentious race to determine the state flower with three...
Christmas Lights

Guide to Christmas Lights in Waco 2023!

"Oh baby it's Chriiiistmaaaas, all over again..." by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers comes to mind every year when the holiday season rolls around. Here we are again with the busiest time of the year!...
pumpkin patch

Waco Area Pumpkin Patch Guide 2023

    Pumpkins, fall leaves, football games, pumpkin pie, sweater weather, and pumpkin spice lattes from Starbucks...that's Fall in a nutshell! I'll be honest, I'm a summer gal at heart BUT I do LOVE all things pumpkin!...

Primrose At Home: Powered by Fisher-Price

"Play is our brain's favorite way of learning." -Diane Ackerman Primrose is not your average "daycare"! It truly operates like a school, but offers so much more! I can't begin to describe the genuine love...

Adios, iPad!

Are you a parent that has fallen into the iPad or tablet trap? Especially over the summer? I was! Even as a mental health professional, knowing full well how challenging electronics can be for...

A Healthy Summer Treat: Cottage Cheese Ice Cream

ICE SCREAM, YOU SCREAM, WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM! I know what you're thinking ... cottage cheese ice cream?! I can hear your thoughts, "Umm, gross!", "NO, thank you!", and "That's not ice cream!", etc....

Where to Swim | In & Around Waco

I'm one of those crazy people who wishes summertime in Texas lasted year round! It can be brutal, with triple digit temps and sweating the second we step outside, but I love it. If...
end of year

End of Year Emotions

  As a kid, I remember how challenging it was to transition each grade year to a new teacher - especially when I was leaving the good ones. My 2nd grade teacher, Ms. Milam, made...
last day of school

Last Day of School Traditions

SCHOOL'S OUT FOR SUMMER! ...that's what you say, right?! The excitement for summer break is REAL, yet I see it as being bittersweet, too. It's weird to be done with another school year. Summer means...
father+daughter dance

A Round-Up of Father+Daughter Dances in Waco

The definition of girl dad ... "A dad who is proud to have a daughter and who empowers her to be strong, confident, and to work hard." In my college days I remember vividly telling one...