Heather Creekmore

Heather is passionate about helping women struggling with their body image. She's a group fitness instructor, author, speaker, mother of four, and wife to Eric (a Marine fighter pilot-turned-pastor). During her single years, Heather spent more than a decade working in politics and non-profit management. She much prefers being a stay-at-home and homeschooling mom (but thinks it’s more difficult!). Follow her blog about body image, motherhood, and faith "Compared to Who?" .
pre-baby body

Mom Confession :: My Pre-Baby Body Won’t Come Back

I knew exactly what to expect as I walked down the narrow hallway. Through four full-term pregnancies and one miscarriage, I had visited the ob/gyn an estimated seventy-nine times. And though I hadn't been...
tricks for littles

My {Secret Weapons} :: Tricks for Littles from an Experienced Mom

Batman, Spiderman, Wonder Woman, and Captain America all have one thing in common with moms.  They all have secret weapons! Yes, that's right...when faced with insurmountable obstacles like tired toddlers or colicky infants...Moms can turn...

Mom: If You Struggle to Love Your Body That’s Okay

Heather Creekmore is a former contributor of Dallas Moms Blog, and we're delighted to have her guest write for us upon the release of her new book! Affiliate Links may be included below.  If one...

Five Reasons Why You Should Get a Hobby

Today, I want to tell you about something that can change your life. No, it’s not a dryer that will automatically fold and put away your clothing. (That would be awesome.) But, when it comes...

Are Christmas Cards REALLY Necessary?

December sneaked up on me, again. This year, I find myself at a new crossroads wondering the answer to the following question: Are Christmas cards really necessary? In our era of I-see-pictures-of-my-friends-across-the-country-every-day-on-Instagram, must I...

Top Three Hotels for an Overnight Date in Dallas

Sometimes you just need to get away! And, by "away" I mean anywhere your children are not. Sure, even a few hours out can offer refreshment. But being gone overnight--missing both bedtime and the early morning...

Seven Lessons I Carried From Management to Motherhood

I stared at those words printed beside my answer tally. "Manager. 100%." The results didn't surprise me. By age four I was bossing around (er. . . rather, managing) everyone willing to comply. My management skills...

The Time I Didn’t Get Mad

Somedays, he's a handful—my middle child—the only extrovert in our gang of four kiddos. He's athletic and charming and way talkative and well, he's five. Today, he outdid himself. He moped his way through Target,...

Ten Secrets for Moms of LEGO Lovers

Do you have a little LEGO lover in your household? I have four. If you multiply the number of LEGOs in each set, times the number of sets we have, times four children, it...

Eight Things to Do When You are Done Having Babies

It’s official. You’re done! Maybe you took action, or he did. But, the option is off of the table. No. More. Babies. One day, not so long ago, I looked through tear-filled eyes at the empty...

My Messy Playroom: Confession of a Toy & Lego Organization Failure

I adore instructional articles on how to keep my home nice and neat. They tell me to purge the toys, find everything a home, and label bins. Organization makes the world a better place,...

Safety First :: Tips for Moms & Dads When Driving in Water

I saw a sign on the highway's construction message board the other day that said this: "When you see water on the road, turn around!" And, immediately I thought, "It's pouring down, raining! How will...