Lindsay Garrett

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Lindsay G. was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, and she and her husband headed south to Spring in June of 2016. As a clinical social worker, she works full time with families growing their families through adoption. Lindsay met her husband John when they were both camp counselors. They welcomed their future little campers G in December 2017 and R in 2020. Lindsay is constantly reading, researching at least one new thing, and attempting to organize her life through bullet journaling. Her first book, Parent Goals: The Millennial’s Guide to New Parent Preparedness will be published in November 2021. In her free time, she enjoys binging Gilmore Girls on a loop, baking, and running in the Houston area’s beautiful parks. Check out her website www.lindsaygarrettlcsw.com for parenting prep, support, and more.

Navigating Gendered Clothing for Kids

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My oldest child is a girl, and I knew early on that I didn’t want her life to be buckets of pink and bows and glitter. One of the values of my parenting is...

How to Make A Christmas Birthday Special

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My eldest child was born two days before Christmas. She was due on the 15th, but as is common with first babies, it was a week past before she graced us with her presence....

6 Ways to Love on Someone After a Miscarriage

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Although miscarriage is becoming less stigmatized to talk about, we still have no idea how to handle it. It's a form of loss and grief that somehow seems less legitimate sometimes. But that doesn’t...

A Love Letter to My Menstrual Cup

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Dear menstrual cup, I’ll admit, I was skeptical of you at first. I heard from friends of your magical period powers, but dismissed you as a hippie invention. I’m a crunchy dabbler at best. Except...

This is the End:: Things I Won’t Miss About Breastfeeding

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Let us all agree that feeding babies is hard. It takes a lot of time, energy, and planning no matter how you do it. I am on the tail end of breastfeeding my second...

Why Bluey is the Secret Kids Show Missing From Your Life

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If you've invested in Disney+, you've likely seen the option for Bluey come across your screen. My family discovered this gem of a show after I heard a podcast interview with its creator, and...

Postpartum Anxiety:: Why Medication Was the Right Choice for Me

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It was October, two months after I had my second baby. I was sitting in that small room at a doctor’s office, mask on. Clutching my notebook full of my current maladies. In addition...

Exploring Enneagram:: What It’s Like To Be A One

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This year, our Houston Moms writers will be giving you first-hand accounts of life behind their Enneagram type. For an introduction to the Enneagram, see this post, and then read on as Lindsay shares...

The Books That Got Me Through a Year of Pandemic Life

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Guys, it's been a year, but I don’t have to tell you that. At some point or another, I think we all sought our own form of escapism, whether through TV shows, movies, hobbies,...

Containing Christmas:: Creating a Storage System

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Ah January. The month of new beginnings, resolutions, and tackling getting your life in order after all of the hustle bustle of the holiday season. I am a January fan. I create goals for...