Born and raised in Fort Worth, Catherine is the mother of three amazing kids - ages 12, 10, and 7. She married her high school sweetheart, and they are both currently attending UTA to obtain their bachelor degrees. When they get downtime as a family, they enjoy movie and game nights.

Tough Topics with My Teen

As parents, we want to think our child is immune to these types of thoughts but sometimes the best thing you can do is just let him or her know you are there to talk about it, and that it's okay to ask for help.
decorate with taco pinatas on Cinco de mayo

Creative Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in 2020

Enjoy tacos and margaritas on Cinco de Mayo, but also spend this day with loved ones and reflect on the many contributions that Mexicans have made to the United States.
Sisters can be emotional support during infertility.

On the Sidelines of Infertility

One day you will tell your story of how you conquered what you went through and be an inspiration to that mama struggling with infertility.
Date nights can be distracting when someone is worried about the kids and on the phone.

What Is Date Night Again?

We have had a roller-coaster life, and at this time we are too exhausted from work, school, house duties, and our three kids to have a date night.
Valetine's Day can be confusing for teenagers.

What Does Valentine’s Day Mean to a Teen?

Later that night, my oldest daughter told me, “Sometimes all we want you to do is ask us our opinion on things like celebrating Valentine’s Day."
school desk

Our New Normal :: School Lockdown Drills

When I became a mom and held my daughter in my arms for the first time, I took a vow to protect her and support her unrelentingly and to do all that I could...
inner child

Dear Dads, Thank You for Being You

Though we may not say it, we are thankful for the silent talks, the hugs and the “nods” of understanding. The extra cash for gas, to make sure we get home safely, the text messages with funny emojis.