Elisa is a Texas native and grew up in Arlington. She met her husband (Mike) while attending Baylor University and they married in 2004. They have two sons, Colin (2012) and Jake (2017). Elisa works part-time as a speech language pathologist treating adults with swallowing, cognitive, and language difficulties. She must have coffee in the morning, loves to search the Target aisles for sales, and loves calling Fort Worth home. Elisa took on her new role with the blog in August 2015. Contact Elisa at [email protected].

What’s on YOUR Christmas Wish List?

Christmas is right around the corner, and as mom's we start our list making early for everyone else. As with most things, we put our own wishes on the bottom of those lists. I...
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It’s Okay to Be an Only

Dear Son, You will probably be an only child. Your father and I never intended for this to happen, but there are things in life that you cannot control. You don't realize you are an...

How to Survive Bed Rest

At 27 weeks pregnant with my first child, I was working full time and was just starting to feel the discomforts of pregnancy. I joked at work about how glorious it would be to have...

Surviving Teething

While expecting our first child, I went into research mode. I read everything, from baby books to sleeping books to feeding books and felt pretty confident about motherhood. Even when we brought our little...

When Grandparents Live Far Away

We are very blessed to have my parents 15 minutes from our house. They help so much with our son, and I don't know how I would do motherhood without them. On the flip...