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.
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."
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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...
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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.
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An Open Letter to Middle School Teachers

I don’t think you realize just how thankful I am for you, choosing to give your life for the betterment of the future. Attempting to shape the minds of tweens/teens is not a job for the weak. It means dealing with physical and emotional changes for them.

Maintaining a Friendship After Motherhood

We were not meant to work through motherhood alone. Keeping friends after motherhood helps keep me sane. We talk about anything and everything: married life, single life, divorced life, anything that is going on with myself and my kids. My friends provide me with a reassurance as well as realization that I am not alone in this journey.