Cheri Whitelock

Cheri is a true Texan, born in McKinney and has lived all over the metroplex! She currently calls Rockwall home where she lives with her BBQ smoking husband and two adventurous boys, Liam who is 10 and August who is 7. When she isn’t teaching full time or taking the boys to sports of all sorts, she enjoys being outside with her family, traveling, writing, reading, entertaining at their home and helping her husband expand their BBQ business! You can find her writing at Lake Mom Life .

Survivor-Tested :: 5 Things To Do for Someone Battling Breast Cancer

One of the worst things you can ever hear in your life is that you have breast cancer. The second worst thing you can ever hear is that someone you love has breast cancer....
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For the Love of the Game :: Starting Your Child in Baseball

Does your son or daughter show interest in playing catch or hitting the ball off a tee? Do they like watching baseball games with you? Have they shown a liking towards America’s Favorite pastime?...

5 Sides for a Summer BBQ

If you live in Texas, “BBQ” can be used as a verb or a noun. For me and my family, when we get invited to a BBQ, we take that to mean you will...

5 Natural Swimming Areas and Beaches Near Dallas

Sheryl Crow once sang, “IIIIIIIII wanna soak up the sun!”, and I bet your family does too! Summertime is here and it’s time to find the best ways to cool off. Here are five...

6 Budget-Friendly Summer Adventures

Summertime in our house is a perfect time to relax, have fun, and seek out new adventures! As a mom, I’m always on the lookout for the most budget-friendly (free please!) places that offer...

Cool Off at these Family-Friendly Craft Breweries

It’s Saturday afternoon; kid extracurriculars are done for the day, and you and the family want to get out and enjoy the amazing weather. Where can you go so both parents and kids will...

Texas Travel :: BBQ

Do you have a day available to drive through beautiful scenic Texas and try out amazing mouth-watering BBQ? What about the whole weekend? Texas has some of the best well-known, world-rated BBQ that has...

Living that Sports Mom Life: What You Need to Know

I’m that mom. The prepared sports mom. You need something? I probably have it. On any given day of the week, you will find me taking kids to practice or games, stuffing bags full...

Insta-Worthy Murals Around Dallas

Have you joined in on the fun of snapping amazing Instagram-worthy murals at one of the many spots around Dallas? Well if not, you’re in luck because there are tons of options! Here are...
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Neighborhood Fave Five :: Rockwall, TX

This post is part of our Neighborhood Fave Five Series. Check out our other entries to learn more about the different Dallas neighborhoods and suburbs from moms who live there! I have worked in Rockwall,...

On a Journey for Joy this December

In July of 2018, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was the worst day of my life and the years since then have been pretty traumatic and heartbreaking, yet here I stand today....

Breast Cancer Survivor :: I Wear Pink Year Round

My grandfather and my great grandmother both died from cancer. My grandma had three different types of cancer including breast cancer followed by a mastectomy. It’s not like I didn’t know my chances. Every...