Chrissie Jones

Chrissie Jones

Anxious Mom, Anxious Child :: 5 Tips for Dealing with Anxiety in Kids

I'm going to kick this off by stating the obvious: parenting is hard. Any child, any parent – it's all hard. When you struggle with anxiety, it can be really hard. And when you start to...

Avoid Playdate Paralysis :: The Best Playdate Spots in Collin County

Am I the only one who experiences playdate paralysis? As if it's not awkward enough to set up a playdate with a new mom friend, you have to worry about the added pressure of...

Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for Toddler Moms

It's that time of year when everyone is all a-flutter with New Year's resolutions. Everyone's talking about getting in shape, eating healthier, reading more books, and other varying methods of self improvement. But when...

Why We Have a One-Gift Rule for the Holidays

Hi, it's me, your resident Grinch for the holiday season, reporting for duty.  I actually love the holidays; I love decorating the house, baking Christmas cookies, looking at lights, singing Christmas music, and buying gifts...

8 Best Collin County Restaurants for Dairy-Free Breastfeeding Moms

If you've ever been a breastfeeding mom, you know the struggle is real. From the round-the-clock cluster feeds, to the chapped nipples, to the complete and utter exhaustion, to the insatiable hunger. So if...

A Lazy Mom’s Guide to Halloween

Okay, I have to confess to an unpopular opinion. It's a little scary to put this out there in such a public forum, but I think the time has finally come for me to...

Non-Profit Spotlight: Braving Infertility Together

Several times throughout the year, Collin County Moms Blog features a local non-profit organization that assists moms and/or families in need. We love the opportunity to spotlight how local families can help out through...

When I First Felt Like a Mom :: Part 2

When you give birth to your first child, it’s a magical moment. The skies will part, the angels will sing, and the whole world will suddenly fall into place because you will be a...