Elizabeth B

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Elizabeth was raised in Houston and met her husband Ryan shortly after graduating from Texas A&M with a journalism degree. A few years later, Grayson {Sept 2010}, turned Elizabeth’s world upside down, not only with his sparkling blue eyes and killer smile, but with his profound disabilities and diagnosis of Mitochondrial Disease. After two years of navigating the world of special needs parenting, Elizabeth and Ryan were blessed with Charlotte {Jan 2013} and Nolan {Sept 2015}, perfectly completing their party of five. Elizabeth and her crew live in Katy, and when she can steal a few moments for herself, she can be found out for Mexican food and margaritas with girlfriends, binge-listening to podcasts and audiobooks, or trying once again {unsuccessfully} to organize her closet. In addition to her role as Managing Editor of HMB, Elizabeth writes about faith, politics and special needs parenting for publications like Scary Mommy and HuffPost.You can connect with Elizabeth on Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, or ElizabethKBaker.com

3 Ways to Stay Healthy and Have Fun with Your Family This Fall

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Fall is finally here, and that means school is in full swing, pumpkin patches and fall festivals are popping up all over our city, and we are starting to think about the approaching holidays....

Help Your Child Learn to Read with Reading Eggs

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My son is in Kindergarten, and we are both excited for him to learn to read this year! Although I've been reading to him since he was an infant, and he spent his preschool...

MLM Culture: Feminism and the Myth of Having it All

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By now, you've probably seen or at least heard about LuLaRich, a new documentary series on Amazon Prime. The four part series delves into the MLM {multilevel marketing company} LuLaRoe, best known for their...

Don’t Be Left in the Dark This Hurricane Season

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Weather in Texas can be unpredictable. As the saying goes, if you don’t like the weather in Texas, wait 10 minutes. One month there is record cold, and then summer brings oppressive heat and...

Why I Won’t Raise My Children in the Purity Culture That Raised Me

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Where are my fellow geriatric millennial/Xennial mamas who grew up in evangelical churches? If this is you, chances are you heard about and likely participated in the program True Love Waits. True Love Waits...

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I’m almost two years into my forties, the decade that promised me freedom from self consciousness, from caring so much what other people think of me. And yes, this has proved true in a...

Houston Summer Fun for The Whole Family

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Combining Fun and Nutrition for My Picky Eater

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Houston Botanic Garden:: Ditch the Screens and Get Out in Nature

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I will be the first to admit that my kids have been on screens entirely too much in the past year. Pandemic parenting has been about survival, and I know I'm not the only...

At-Home Activities for Little Ones to Keep Summer Learning Alive

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Summer is just around the corner, and for a lot of us moms, this means we'll be spending a lot more time with our little ones than during the school year. And of course...