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

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...
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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...
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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...

BEST Bluebonnet Locations in Waco!

"Those Texas bluebonnets how sweetly they grow. For all the wide prairies they're scattered like snow. They make all of the meadow as blue as the skies, reminding me of my little darlings blue...
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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...
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4 Mental Health Tips for a New Year

New Year, new you! Right? That's what they always say, but easier said than done. Especially when mental health rears its head, a "fresh start" can seem like trying to trek up Mt. Everest....
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Local Ideas for Teacher Holiday Gifts!

SHOUT OUT TO ALL OUR FABULOUS TEACHERS! THEY DESERVE THE WORLD + SOME FUN HOLIDAY GIFTS! We would not be where we are today without them! They guide our children daily, not only in academics but...