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

Dear Kindergarten Mamas

"Let them be little because they're only that way for a while"- Unknown Dear Kindergarten Mamas, This is it! The big day is here and just like that your babies are off to start their school...
Fathers Day

How To Make Our Father’s Day Feel Extra Special!

                        "To the world you are a dad. To our family you are the world." -Unknown I'm a daddy's girl. Always have been, always...
wake up bedtime

5 Tips for Your Child’s Morning and Bedtime Routine

Raise your hand if your kid(s) are still struggling with morning and bedtime routines from the spring time change (and yes, it's nearly summer)? Do they whine? Cry? Throw themselves on the floor? Try...
Easter treats

Hoppy Easter! Healthy, kid-friendly treats!

Spring is HERE and that means Easter is near! Did you like that rhyme? Tee hee hee. Who likes to make sweet Easter treats with their kids for fun? To create memories? Or maybe...
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Spring is Near! – Parks In and Around Waco

Daylight Savings is approaching which means MORE SUNLIGHT! If you're like me, this day can't come fast enough! I love being outdoors with my kids and they love it too, but when it gets...
I love you kid

I love ya kid, but WHY do you do that?!

Kids. They make me laugh, they make you cry, and they make you want to pull your hair out. They also make you think you've met the criteria for a DSM-IV mental health diagnosis,...
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How I knew I needed counseling

“Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all.”                     — Erik Erikson In...

Teachers, We are Grateful for You

"Teachers encourage minds to think, hands to create, and hearts to love."- Unknown Dear Teachers, You have a special, engraved place in our children's hearts that sometimes is overlooked (unintentionally), but please never forget we are...

Where to see Santa in the Waco area

Calling all mamas who enjoy Santa pictures, even if the line is dreadfully long (insert the crazy emoji)! Here's a compilation of places where you can take your kids to see Santa in Waco: Magnolia-...

Grief and Loss during the Holidays

Grief can be misunderstood if it's uncharted territory for those who haven't experienced losing a loved one and immensely difficult for those who have. While no one would want anyone else to experience loss,...