Boy Mom

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You know you are a BOY MOM when……….

  • The first time you change your baby’s diaper he pee’s all over you.
  • Before you know it your two year old child has dropped his pants, and is peeing in a public fountain.
  • You realize peeing everywhere is a part of the potty training process…..or at least HE think so.
  • You realize that destroying towers of blocks and Lego’s is a fun thing ….for HIM.
  • You realize his favorite thing to do is tackle or BE tackled….
  • You find your preschooler is proud to be naked……and you realize it’s a guy thing.
  • You step on toy trucks barefooted as you walk through the house…OUCH!
  • Your child is obsessed with trains, planes, and tools.
  • Your child tries to turn his blanket into a “Magic Carpet” as he is climbing out of his window onto the roof.  
  • Farting and burping are a form of pride, and a “rite of passage”.
  • Bodily functions are a form of entertainment.
  • The bedtime routine turns into repeating “Take a shower, use soap, and wash your hair WITH SHAMPOO!”
  • When you have to do a smell test every morning to make sure your son puts on deodorant.
  • When you walk into your child’s room and it smells like a locker room.
  • When Axe body spray takes over your house and you accept it, because it is better than the alternative.
  • You help your child pack his suitcase for camp, and when he returns it is just as you packed it.
  • You find dirty, stinky socks in random places all over the house.
  • Your son thinks it is fun to dangle from the roof.
  • You find your son mid-air jumping from the roof into the pool.
  • Your child scales the fence instead of waiting for you to open the gate with the key.
  • Things about your husband seem to make more sense.
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Sarah lives in Waco with her husband, Mark, and their three children Seth (11), Hannah Grace (9), and Adalee (6). Sarah and Mark just celebrated 16 years of marriage. Sarah grew up in Coppell, Texas (a Dallas suburb), and graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in Marketing in 2000. Sarah started her career in Sales, Marketing, and Advertising, and spent five years in corporate business. She then chose to stay home when her first two children were born. In 2009, Sarah took on the balancing act of being a business owner while maintaining the role of “stay at home” mom. Sarah found the many aspects of creating and implementing business strategies very fulfilling, and loved working in the beauty and skincare industry. After seven years of juggling these roles, she sold the business and has enjoyed taking time over the last year to write and prepare for the next stage of her “crazy life” Sarah was born with a passion for music, and has been leading praise and worship in different capacities since she was thirteen. Sarah and her family are members of First Baptist Church Woodway, where she is on the praise team, and has the blessing to serve in different areas of ministry. Over the years, she has been gifted with opportunities to create music, and to work with organizations such as the American Family Radio and Gospel Music Association, while releasing original music an independent artist within the Christian Contemporary genre https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/everypage/id373073044. Over the years, Sarah has loved getting to know the women of Waco by being involved in organizations such as Junior League, and MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers). These experiences, along with being a mom, have given her a heart to encourage and relate to other women. Over the past two years, Sarah has felt led to begin to share some of her own experiences as a woman and mom to help minister and to encourage others. She recently started a personal blog www.saranelsonblog.com, which is still in the process of completion. Sarah is currently writing a series on dealing with crisis from a spiritual perspective, which is based on her own personal experience. Her goal with this project is to help others find hope in hardship. Sarah is beyond excited about being able to share, and to be a part of Waco Mom’s Blog. The last sixteen years have been an adventure! Eleven of those years have been spent living in Waco. Sarah and Mark moved away from Waco twice to live in Austin and Miami, and moved back both times for business opportunities. They are grateful to have laid down roots that have grown deep within the heartbeat of the city. They are thankful for their community, and dear friends they get to live life with. Sarah is beyond blessed to call Waco home.