Alexis Maycock

Alexis is a wife to Thomas and mom to two amazing girls, Maylin (13) and Malia (4). She and her family are recent transplants to North Texas from Michigan. Alexis is a content writer and copywriter. She blogs over at Motherhood Menageries where she helps moms to thrive in the midst of the sometimes chaos of motherhood through positive parenting solutions. An active PTA member at her daughter’s middle school, Alexis is passionate about diversity and inclusion in education and youth advocacy. When she is not writing and spending time with her family. You can find her discovering new local restaurants and frequenting local bookstores. She also enjoys a hot cup of coffee, a classic novel, a glass of wine, and some charcuterie!

Explaining MLK Day to Kids :: 3 Life Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King,...

Every year, on the third Monday of January, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Programs and events are held and acts of service occur in and around local/state/national...
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Celebrating Kwanzaa as a Family: How We Incorporate Kwanzaa in our Holiday Traditions

The holiday season is a time for celebrating traditions and sharing those traditions with family and friends. Our most significant memories around this time tend to center around how we celebrated the holidays growing...

3 Ways To Pivot Your Thanksgiving for 2020

It seems like just yesterday we were wrapping up summer, making preparations for a new and different school year. Like everything else in 2020 we have had to make adjustments to our norm, due...

Winning With Windhaven Academy

Choosing a childcare program for your child isn't an easy decision. The emotional mental load can be taxing. New and seasoned parents alike face the same dilemma. Your child will be spending a large...

“Never Have I Ever” :: Fashion Choices in My 20s vs. My 30s

As a 36-year-old mom of a 13-year-old, I try to stay “hip” on the current trends and be “in the know.” I just laughed to myself as I wrote that. But seriously, I do...

4 Morning Routine Refreshes for Fall

The Fall season always has me thinking about ways I can freshen my routines. Routines are what helps us to keep our lives and our families lives afloat. So it is important from time...

4 Tips To Keep Your Move To Collin County Stress-Free

This month marks the two-year anniversary of my family's move to Collin County. In that time frame, my family and I have adjusted to our new life here in North Texas. We haven't acclimated...

10 Small Things To Do For Yourself When Feeling Overwhelmed

One recent Sunday morning as I perused my social media feeds and saw yet another post/rant about the upcoming school year, I immediately started feeling tired. A reminder of the decision I had yet...