Lauren Escobedo

Lauren Escobedo
Lauren serves as Beal Media Council member and resource editor. A transplant from New York, Lauren now lives on the border of Collin and Dallas counties with her husband and their two sons. On any given day, you will find Lauren working as a full-time mom, attending classes, storytimes, and yoga with her kids. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys cooking on a budget, crafting with her Cricut, and drinking mocktails with friends. Lauren hopes to support, encourage, and uplift other moms, as her closest friends have done for her.
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Guide to Swim Lessons in Collin County

We're lucky to have so many options for swim lessons in Plano, Frisco, McKinney, and all over Collin County. Our guide includes year-round and seasonal swimming classes for all ages and abilities, including survival lessons, infant self-rescue, private lessons, and more.

2024 Summer Camps for Collin County Kids

Check out exciting day camps and Texas overnight camps in our guide below. We've rounded up the best summer camps for kids in Plano, Frisco, McKinney, and beyond.
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Guide to Preschools in Collin County

Find preschools near you, searchable by city.
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MLK Day of Service Volunteer Ideas in Collin County

Let's make it a priority to walk the walk and honor the legacy of Dr. King this month (and always!). If you need ideas, have a look at these volunteer opportunities and places to volunteer with kids near you.
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2023 Holiday Activities in Collin County :: Events, Performances, Lights, and More

Ready to make some memories and celebrate the season? We are pleased to bring you our official 2023 guide to holiday activities in Plano, McKinney, and all over Collin County.

7 Tips for Election Day :: A Mom’s Guide to Voting in Collin County

Download your local sample ballot, and do your homework. Maybe you've already made your decision, or maybe you need more facts.
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Never Say Never to a Minivan

Now that I've grown accustomed to my smooth ride, I'm not sure I'll ever drive a sedan again.
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Family-Friendly Pride Events in DFW

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Pride month with your family? Look no further!