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Lauren Escobedo

Lauren serves as BEAL Media Council Member and Collin County Moms Hospitality Coordinator. She is a passionate writer for Collin County Moms. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Lauren and her family moved to DFW in 2007, where she earned her BA at the University of North Texas. Lauren met her husband in 2016, and they welcomed their first child (and bought their first home) in 2020. With baby number two on the way, you will find Lauren working as a full-time stay-at-home mom, cooking, practicing yoga, or crafting with her Cricut. Lauren hopes to support, encourage and lift other moms up, as her closest friends have done for her.
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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!
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A Collin County Recreation Center Roundup

Recreation centers are especially great for families, as they host a variety of age-appropriate activities year-round.
5 Steps for a Healthier Pelvic Floor

Get a Healthier Pelvic Floor in 5 Easy Steps

As I approach the end of my second pregnancy, I am in awe of how completely different this experience has been compared to my first. Joy and amazement have been replaced with pain, pressure,...
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LGBTQ+-Friendly Religious Organizations Around Collin County

We've got you covered with this list of local LGBTQ-friendly churches, synagogues, temples, communities, and resources!
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Maternal Mental Health Tips and Local Resources

Disclaimer :: This article contains affiliate links. Collin County Moms may receive a commission if you make a purchase using these links. Thanks for supporting Collin County Moms!  With motherhood comes a plethora of stressors....
The silhouette of a mom with her toddler child and two older kids at an airport, standing with luggage.

10 Tips for Flying with a Toddler

Nap time may not happen the day you travel. Screen time may skyrocket. Junk food may be the only food. It's going to be okay, mama. Give yourself some grace, and allow your tot a longer leash.
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Homemade Custom Gifts on a Budget with a Cutting Machine

I was laid off at the beginning of the pandemic — only three months before becoming a mother. My husband would ask: How would you feel about staying home with the baby? I had a...

Yoga, Meditation, & Mindfulness Tips for Kids

Once upon a time, I was a Preschool Yoga Instructor with YogaTales for Kids. While it felt at times like I was herding cats, I was amazed at how much even my youngest students...