Recent Stories in Douglas County Moms

A place to slow down and sip | Moms (1)

July 25, 2014 — 

My favorite place to write is our local coffee shop. The baristas are getting to know my face. I rarely have the same thing twice so they wait patiently for …

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New health trend: Camel milk does a body good | Moms (2)

July 24, 2014 — 

It seems that everywhere you turn, you can find a new healthy idea. There is a constant desire to find the next product that will be the greatest thing you …

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Body "before" and "afters": The honest truth | Moms (3)

July 23, 2014 — 

I don’t really get to watch Good Morning America often, but the other day I happened to be in the living room when a segment came on discussing a blog …

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Always #likeagirl ad envokes emotional response | Moms (4)

July 21, 2014 — 

Have you seen this? Women and girls alike are in tears all over the place... Perhaps it was because our household was supported by our working mother, maybe it was …

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My ABC Soup: Loving kids doesn’t mean there are no consequences (5)

July 21, 2014 — 

There is a book that sits on my night stand: “I Was a Really Good Mom Before I Had Kids.” I look at it. I laugh. And then I nod. …

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Viewers and cruisers family guide to Graffiti | Moms (6)

July 18, 2014 — 

From Wednesday to Sunday this week, the roads of Douglas County will fill with beautiful cars and pickups from past decades. From Chevy's to Fords, Plymouths to Studebakers. Owners enjoy …

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The truth with my weight loss secret | Moms (7)

July 18, 2014 — 

Anyone who says that losing weight is quick and easy is selling something. I mean literally, selling something.  I've spent most of my life on the diet merry-go-round. Always searching for …

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Douglas County Moms: Irish hospitality can’t be sweeter than this (8)

July 17, 2014 — 

We just got back recently from a trip to Northern Ireland visiting our family. One of the things I love about being back there is the hospitality. If you have …

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Harsh words over hunting controversy | Moms (9)

July 17, 2014 — 

In the past couple of weeks, I have been following a story about fellow Texan, Kendall Jones. She’s a Texas Tech (my alma mater) cheerleader and an avid hunter. Like …

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If it wasn't for Texas | Moms (10)

July 17, 2014 — 

My dad was a farmer. We used to joke that in the summer everyone but farmers took vacations during the nice weather. The farmers waited for the bad weather or …

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Selfies and the age of narcissism | Moms (11)

July 17, 2014 — 

I’m just gonna say it: Enough with the selfies. It’s not only embarrassing for you, but for everyone else too. It’s embarrassing because it shows that there are entire generations …

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A little boy's death because of a big human problem | Moms (12)

July 16, 2014 — 

This is a hard one for me to write. A couple of weeks ago I received an email from a girlfriend of mine back home in Georgia. She is pregnant …

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7 tips to a healthier you | Moms (13)

July 15, 2014 — 

We all want to be healthy. We want to feel good, and have the energy we need to keep up with busy kids and be engaged moms. Many of us …

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Missed flights, lost luggage and lessons learned | Moms (14)

July 15, 2014 — 

Our family just got back from a very memorable and fun trip to Northern Ireland. We spent time catching up with family, playing with cousins and exploring some beautiful parts …

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Easy, inexpensive oak cabinet makeover | Moms (15)

July 14, 2014 — 

My husband often says that it is a good thing we didn’t buy a fixer-upper because I have nevertheless found many things to fix up around our house. Our 90’s …

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Love covers a multitude of spills | Moms (16)

July 14, 2014 — 

One of my biggest challenges as a Type A stay-at-home mom is to not cry over spilled milk. Literally. My kids have found an awful lot of places to spill …

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The number one thing parents must do | Moms (17)

July 12, 2014 — 

As a parent I know that sometimes all parents forget who they were before having kids. What I am about to tell you is necessary knowledge. We all have heard …

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Graffiti Weekend and other summer adventures (18)

July 12, 2014 — 

The long days of summer are here. As a kid, that meant running on hot sidewalks through a suburban Southern California neighborhood. It also meant vacations to Oklahoma, walking the …

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The good thing about different personalities | Moms (19)

July 11, 2014 — 

I’m so thankful that there is not one ideal personality that pleases God most. Like Douglas County Moms on Facebook today! Whether you have step-children, biological children, or adopted children, …

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How to breastfeed appropriately | Moms (20)

July 10, 2014 — 

This blog on Huff Post Parents has been getting a lot of laughs and social media shares. We thought we would share... So you've decided to breastfeed. Fantastic! Breastfeeding is …

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