Joining Janie on the pursuit of life’s adventures while laughing along the way are Janie’s husband, Jared who is a flight school director and pilot, their angel baby, Jackson (2016) who passed away shortly after birth, and newest crew member, Jensen (2018). With an undergraduate degree in communication from UTA and a master’s in health communication from the University of Illinois, writing has been a creative outlet for Janie. Working full-time in healthcare, being involved at her local church, and volunteering with the Junior League of Fort Worth, Janie is passionate about serving people and holds a special place in her heart for women and children. When they are not headed to their next adventure, you can find Janie and her family creating their own adventure as proud Fort Worth residents.
Learn how to be improve your heart’s health

Women’s Heart Health :: Know the Facts

How many women have died since you’ve been reading this blog? Too many. Which is why I’m asking, pleading with all my heart, that you follow these steps to boost your heart’s health.
Practicing yoga can help promote mindfulness.

9 Easy Activities for Children (and You) to Promote Daily Mindfulness

Even at an age filled with constant energy and playtime, we can teach our children to find balance between experiences both outwardly and introspectively. Mindfulness is about exploring our state of mind while choosing to be kind and open with what we discover. 
Board games boost brain activity for kids.

The Best Brain-Boosting and Age-Appropriate Board Games

These are Fort Worth Moms favorite board games to get that noggin’ working, the kiddos (and you!) having fun, and a whole host of memories making.
Show love and compassion following the election.

Life in a Post-Election World

No matter what emotions you might be feeling today, this post-election life offers a new opportunity to exercise emotional growth and to stand firm on your core values. 
Treat yourself, family, and neighbors this Halloween.

Enough Tricks, Treats Only Please

I think we can all agree that 2020 has provided us with enough tricks and not enough treats, which is why my theme for this year’s Halloween is: Treat yourself, treat your family, and treat your neighbor.

Love Food by First Loving Yourself

In the practice of becoming more open and vulnerable with you, I will admit this blog post was much more difficult to write than I expected due to the unresolved pain caused by others in the past over my food choices and habits. I believe people’s food choices should never be the subject of ridicule, judgement or backhanded comments.
Ideas for making homemade baby by age of the infant

Homemade Baby Food for the Frugal Mom

I put the jar of food back on the shelf, turned to Jensen and openly shared my truth: I’ve never been much of a cook, but if he was willing to be my sous-chef, I was willing to learn how to make our own baby food.