Back in the 80's and 90's, the trend was going to the mall.  Everyone went to the mall.  Teenagers went to hang out for hours so they could do pretty much nothing at all, and the adults went to...
When I found out I was pregnant with my second baby I started planning, cause I'm a planner. Where I would have my birth, what it would look like, the affirmations I wanted said to me, but most importantly, the...
As parents, we all learn early on from books, family members, friends, pediatricians, and others that activates are good for our kids. They help with motor skills, build social skills, and overall development. But when is the right time...
Almost three years ago, two moms had a vision and started Waco Moms Blog with a simple, but powerful goal: connect local Moms. We wanted to showcase products and resources that made life easier and celebrate the many different...
I’m finally getting around to actually doing my “word of the year” ...for 2018. Yes, I’m aware that we are  halfway through 2019.   I am a yes person. "Wanna join our club?" Yup. "Want to buy this useless product?" Sure....
Dear Summer Working Mom, I noticed you pulling out your calendar in September to start planning even though summer was months away.  I spotted you waking up in the middle of the night last February to make sure that your kiddos...
Every mama needs a list of ideas for summer, am I right? Because of 100+ degree weather, I'm going to make this even more practical for you by dividing up into categories: At Home (indoor & outdoor), and Around...
Why should you do business with Lauren Smith State Farm?   We have 24/7 access even when the office is closed- You can ALWAYS reach someone.   As a female small business owner, I understand the challenges women face...
For the first year of being a SAHM, I was blissfully happy and mothering our two daughters felt like the easiest job in the world. I had left the work world where everything I did was noticed. Some of...
I was standing in the kitchen with my mother. Our house was milling with the sounds of a family with four children.  The background noise buzzed with kids playing, the dog barking, the T.V. blaring, the phone ringing, doors...

Parenting In Waco

You Do You, Mama. {World Breastfeeding Week}

It’s World Breastfeeding Week! And we are here for it! We see you mamas doing your thang’, feeding that baby literally from your body. Do...

Surviving Tweens