Lauren T

Lauren moved to Texas from Maryland in 2010. She has made Fort Worth her home and loves the area! She's a single mom to her son Henry, who is on the Autism Spectrum. She works in a Fort Worth pediatric dental office, and she enjoys running, hiking, and being involved in the community. Lauren is the leader for Moms of Kids with Differences and Disabilities., as well as Southwest Fort Worth Moms.
keepsakes from a stillbirth

Still Feeling Like a Mother After Stillbirth

Others may not understand grieving the loss of a memory you never had, and you may feel confused in your grief like I did. But remember, even when you feel alone in motherhood, you still are a mother.
Check your skin for cancer.

My Skin Cancer Saga :: A Cautionary Tale About Early Detection & Treatment

I invite you to bear witness to my cautionary tale of how you should never let an abnormal growth on your body go untreated.
spray your kids to prevent mosquito bites

Pick Your Poison :: Different Methods for Mosquito Bite Prevention

So what can you do to protect yourself and your family from getting disturbed by mosquitos?
making a cucumber sandwich

Fourth of July Recipes for a Patriotic Picnic

Whether you have a party at home or find a grassy place in the park to celebrate, here are a few recipes to add variety to your spread. And the kids will love them, too!
Attend pride month events in Fort Worth.

Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month Together :: A Family Friendly Pride Guide for North Texas

Whether you are a member of the LGBTQ community, an ally, or a believer that love is love, there are a handful of upcoming events that will be celebratory, supportive, and, most of all, fun!
mother and child holding a heart

How I Decided that One Child Is Enough

There seems to be a negative stigma associated with being an "only child." They grow up without live-in playmates, or they are more self-centered because they don't learn to share parent attention with a sibling
mother helping son ride a bike

Children with Developmental Delays

If your child is developmentally delayed, he/she is on his own milestone timeline, and should not be compared to other children the same age, or even other children with the same diagnosis.