Rachel Nelson

Rachel and her husband Josh moved to Waco in January 2015 and have been exploring Waco ever since! Their first child, a sweet baby boy named Beckett Trigg, was born in the early hours of Black Friday 2018. When she doesn't have her Smokey Bear hat on, Rachel enjoys cooking, reading true stories about women leaders, and spending time outside with her family.

Tips and Trails: Hiking Around Waco

When we moved to Waco from Virginia in 2015, I immediately missed the mountains and hiking. To my surprise, Waco has an abundance of trails for beginners and avid hikers alike. There’s something for...

Frozen Treats in Waco to Beat the Heat

Hey Waco! Hot enough out there for you yet? When I think of hot weather, my mouth starts watering for something cold. Treat yourself (and the kiddos if you like) to some frozen treats...

Meet Rachel Nelson

Hello everyone! I am so honored and excited to be a new contributor with Waco Moms Blog. My husband Josh and I welcomed our first child, Beckett, in the early morning hours of Black...

Earth Day: Change One Thing

Pollution, mass extinction, climate change, global warming, deforestation, glaciers melting – those are just some of the phrases we hear far too often about how the Earth is changing. These are big problems that...