Heather Creekmore

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Originally an East Coast native, Heather Creekmore is a pastor’s wife living in Austin, Texas. Heather spent over a decade working in politics and marketing for non-profits before marriage and children. Now, through her own ministry, Heather speaks and writes to encourage Christian women who struggle with body image and comparison. Her first book titled, “Compared to Who?” (Leafwood, 2017) helps people find new freedom from comparison struggles. In her free time, Heather home schools four children, drives the soccer practice shuttle, makes (sometimes edible) freezer meals, competes on Netflix baking shows, and breaks grammar rules. Connect with Heather on Facebook or on her blog at: Compared to Who.

Six Ways We Make Pregnancy Miserable: Are You Guilty?

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I'll admit it: I wasn't a very good pregnant woman. Yes, I followed most of the rules. No hot dogs or colored M&M's. No sit ups after week fifteen. No hot tubs. Got it. But, let's...

I May Never Be ‘In The Mood’ Again: 4 Ways You May (Inadvertently) Be...

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Nothing makes me feel more like a vibrant and desirable woman than a full day of wiping stinky bottoms and snot-crusted faces, filling and re-filling sippy cups, cleaning up noodles that didn't stay on...

Colbie Caillat’s “Try” Should Inspire Us All

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It's Saturday evening. A quick scan of my Facebook feed reveals an interesting new music video by Colbie Callait. (Watch it below if you haven’t already.) The tune I can’t get out of my head...

Relaxing at the Gaylord Texan’s Water Park: 4 Lessons I Learned This Week

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My family just returned from a three-day getaway to our favorite local water park at the Gaylord Texan. There's a chance that you may not have even known that the Gaylord had a water...

Sometimes You Have to Let it Go: Four Lessons the Movie Frozen Taught Me...

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Can you learn valuable mothering lessons from hit movies? I think so. Who among us didn't decide to teach our daughters how to hunt (just in case) after watching The Hunger Games? The day...

Don’t Miss Evita at Music Hall at Fair Park!

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I fell in love with the movie version of Eva Peron's rise from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion.  Now, I can't wait to catch Tony Award-winning musical, written by Tim Rice...

Three Ways the New Breed of Homeschooling Moms Will Surprise You (Hint: She Doesn’t...

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Denim jumpers. Fourteen children crammed in a fifteen-passenger van. Colorful letters-of-the-alphabet signs doubling as home decor... This is what I thought the homeschooling mother was all about. That is until I became one.  I had read other...

Last Minute Spring Break Camps in DFW

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If your family looks at Spring Break as a chance to enrich educational opportunities rather than unwind, then you'll want to check out the great Spring Break Camp offerings happening all of the Dallas...

Eating Our Young: How About We Stop Saying that Our Children Ruin Our Lives?

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In the last two days I've read your laments... Oh, Mom who hates snow days and Dad whose child has ruined his life...  Where do I begin? I get it. I really do.  You are...

20 Easy Ways to Identify the Mother of a Preschooler or Toddler…

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All moms share a common bond…but mothers of preschoolers and toddlers--they have some truly unique (and kind of funny) characteristics.  I was watching a young mom pull her pants up, repeatedly, the other day…and...

My Biggest Parenting Regret: Babywise

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I don’t have many regrets in life.  But, I sincerely wish I could rewind time and have a do-over with my firstborn.  Why?  In a word (although technically it should be two): Babywise. In fact,...

This Makes Me Nervous: 4 Ways To Help Mom Anxiety

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I was the hover mom. Actually, I was worse than a hover mom.  I was really more of a germaphobe, milestone maniac, with an added dose of prepare-for-every-possible-worst-case-scenario, hover mom. My firstborn never touched a surface...