Lindsay G

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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.
Family Meetings:: Staying Connected in the Chaos

Family Meetings:: Staying Connected in the Chaos

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I was first introduced to the concept of family meetings at a marriage conference I dragged John to when we were engaged {yes, I am THAT girl}. The concept of scheduling a time once...

How Google “Keeps” my Life Together

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I’m a Type A perfectionist whose coping skills happen to be organizing, list making, and planning ahead. This sounds great in theory until it keeps me up at 2 am planning a party in...
Fighting Injustice and Hate:: My Part in the Anti-Racist Movement

Fighting Injustice and Hate:: My Part in the Anti-Racist Movement

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My eyes have been opened to a part of humanity that I cannot ignore. I don’t know if it is just growing out of the twenties stage of self obsession, or if becoming a...
A Love Letter to My New-Mom Friend | Houston Moms Blog

A Love Letter to My New-Mom Friend

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Hey friend. Remember at the end of the Friends pilot, when Rachel cuts up all her credit cards? Monica gives her a big hug and says “Welcome to the real world! It sucks! You're going...
My Struggles with Vulnerability | Houston Moms Blog

My Struggles With Vulnerability

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I have been obsessed with Brene’ Brown since I discovered her work a few years ago. Down to earth, funny, a bit crass, with some Harry Potter references thrown in, she is my social...
I Got 99 Problems But This Wasn't One :: Parenting Problems People are Making Up | Houston Moms Blog

I Got 99 Problems But This Wasn’t One :: Parenting Problems People are Making...

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There are actual issues that need solving, and then there are the parenting "problems" that people are just making up. I was on one of my first road trips with my eight month old daughter....

How to Fit More Reading into Your Mom Life

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I am an avid reader, and have been for as long as I can remember. Reading is my comfort, my self care, my way to wind down after a long day. Even though reading...
A Tale of Two Ta-Tas :: Bras from Pregnancy to Nursing and Beyond | Houston Moms Blog

A Tale of Two Ta-Tas :: Bras from Pregnancy to Nursing and Beyond

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Twas my first time with child and with joy I was thrilled Until I discovered my rib cage had filled Up to the store to buy a new bra Dropped $75 and my husband’s jaw Fast forward months,...
Sharing Emotional Labor in My Relationship | Houston Moms Blog

Sharing Emotional Labor in My Relationship

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The term “emotional labor” was created by sociologist Anne Hochschild in 1983 to describe the emotional work that is involved in certain professions, like therapists, pilots, customer service workers, and others whose jobs require...

10 Thoughts I Had Watching “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo”

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Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix has taken America by storm. The organization guru hosts the show, and has inspired countless New Year's Resolutions to purge, simplify, and organize. I jumped on the bandwagon...