Laura F

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Laura was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She has a Master’s degree from Texas A&M University and currently works as a part-time tax accountant and full-time mama. She married her high school sweetheart Marcus in 2010 and never looked back as they created a life together. In 2013, at 24 weeks pregnant, her life changed forever when her husband was in a fatal car accident. Now she is rebuilding a life with their sweet son James, who was born in February 2014, and two furry orange monsters, Owen and Jack.

The One Thing I Wish Every Working Mom Had

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Ladies, I am telling you right now there is one thing that has helped me get through the ups and downs of parenting while working.  Surprisingly, it isn’t Amazon Prime, the Roomba, a day...
A Promise to My Son {In Honor of Distracted Driving Awareness} | Houston Moms Blog

A Promise to My Son {In Honor of Distracted Driving Awareness}

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So I am on my way to work happily curled up in the back row on the bus hazily daydreaming as I gaze out of the window.  The sun is shining, my coffee is...
How To Tell If A Toddler Hijacked Your Christmas | Houston Moms Blog

How To Tell If A Toddler Hijacked Your Christmas

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It’s official. My house smells like fir trees and peppermint. It brings me such joy to welcome the Christmas season. There is something about putting up a tree and watching the neighborhood spring to...

5 {Mess-Free} Holiday Craft Ideas

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Let me paint you a picture... It’s a Wednesday morning, and rain is loudly pelting your windows again. Your little one is getting bored now that he has finished breakfast, so you sleepily pour...
They Aren't Just Baby Teeth {The Importance of Children's Dental Health} | Houston Moms Blog

They Aren’t Just Baby Teeth {The Importance of Children’s Dental Health}

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Look, I admit that sometimes I accidentally brush my teeth with hand soap. At least once a week. With that being said, I still want my little one to develop healthy dental habits. They...
Showing Up For The Ones You Love When It Is Hard | Houston Moms Blog

Showing Up For The Ones You Love When It Is Hard

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Tomorrow I will kiss my toddler goodbye, leave him with his sweet aunt, and get in a car with my other best friend to drive to the funeral home where my husbands’ memorial was held. ...

Guardianship :: Thinking About the Unthinkable

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I am going to ask something terrible of you today.  I promise it is for a good reason.  I want you to make a warm cup of tea or coffee, curl up in your...
You Might Be a Toddler Mom If... | Houston Moms Blog

You Might Be A Toddler Mom If…

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So you blissfully planned your sweet little one's second birthday. You are officially the mother of a toddler. Welcome to the chaos. Gone are the bottles and onesies, and you have packed up the...
6 Creative Gift Box Ideas {...that are perfect for sending in the mail!} | Houston Moms Blog

6 Creative Gift Box Ideas {…that are perfect for sending in the mail!}

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We can’t always be near the little ones we love. Whether our nieces, nephews, or best friends’ children, they aren’t always close enough to visit as often as we would like. We may not get the...
Top 10 Reasons I'm Not Cool Enough for Pokemon Go | Houston Moms Blog

Top 10 Reasons I’m Not Cool Enough for Pokemon Go

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We have all been there.  That moment when after a crazy day of work, chef duties, referee duties, diaper duty, and bedtime, you finally find 10 minutes to check Facebook and feel like for...