Lindsay Garrett

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 for parenting prep, support, and more.

The Books That Got Me Through a Year of Pandemic Life

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

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...
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Friday Favorites:: Edition 15

Happy Friday! Here are some goodies and gadgets that are keeping me sane during this time. Enjoy! Baby Gear We welcomed our second baby in August, and after hearing about this magic bed from friends, decided...

You are Normal:: Navigating Postpartum Sex

So you had a baby. Congrats! All of a sudden your life becomes sleepless nights, feeds every few hours, jumping at every noise and snort, juggling older children’s needs and their adjustment to a...
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Working With a Birth Center During My Pandemic Pregnancy

I had just attended my first midwife visit at The Addice birth center in January before the world went to chaos with COVID. Having made the decision to use a birth center with my...

How the Pandemic Has Forced Me to Finally Let Go

  I remember back in February...or was it March? Time means nothing anymore, Jeremy Bearimy, am I right? Anyhow, back in the beginning of this mess we are calling a pandemic, it was a total...

Supporting Parents with a Newborn in the Age of COVID

The fall of 2019 was clearly a busy time for many couples, judging by all of the babies I am seeing making their appearances this summer. It’s a super weird time to have a...
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Best Spots to Explore Nature Around Houston

If you are like my family, with the closure of playgrounds and community pools so far this summer, you might be moving hiking, or “walking in the woods” as my toddler says, to the...

Why I Limit Photos of My Child on Social Media

When my husband and I started talking about having kids, I had a list of things for us to discuss together, from discipline to birth plans, childcare to family boundaries. I know, it must...

Not Just for Kids:: Lessons I’ve Learned from Daniel Tiger

At the recommendation of other parents of toddlers, Daniel Tiger was the first television show that we introduced to our daughter, and it's currently the only show she really watches. I love the short...