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.

Having a Gender Reveal Party

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  DMB co-founder Lauren had her baby boy, Hayes Davis, this morning. Though she never had a gender reveal party (although you could say it happened today when they celebrated the baby's arrival), these parties...

Does Daddy Matter?

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Did you know there is something you can do to make sure your children don’t drop out of high school, go to jail, get pregnant at 15, use drugs, or live in poverty? Yes, you can...

Why I’ll Start Smiling in the Mirror

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If you have a daughter, you’ve probably noticed that little girls do something peculiar.  They put on a princess dresses and some over-sized high heel shoes (matching optional). They turn an everyday scarf into...

How to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back as Fast as a Celebrity

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I’m a fitness instructor and have taken numerous courses in nutrition, diet, and post-natal exercise.  So, I’m really excited to share a secret with you.  Here is how can you get your body back...

One Highchair Please: Dining out with Toddlers

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I know it’s the holidays and a lot of the focus is on eating in…but I find that this is also a season where we do a lot of eating out!  If family is...

Tis the Season…For Fighting Sickness!

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The old adage goes that only a few things in life are for certain: death and taxes.  I’d like to add the following to that list: the toddler with the sniffles will decide to...

Who’s Afraid of A C-Section Part 2: What actually HAPPENS in a C-section

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Although my first emergency c-section (5 years ago) and my 4th (planned) c-section (just 15 weeks ago) were vastly different experiences, I had the same feeling while lying on that operating room table: a...

Who’s Afraid of a C-section? Part 1: This is NOT the way I planned...

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The baby’s heart rate dipped with each contraction.  I heard a beeping sound from my monitor, the doctor rushed in and said those words I really didn’t want to hear, “We’re going for an...

Manners by Mattel: What the Princess Craze Can Teach Our Daughters

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When I found out I was having a daughter there was one thing I knew for sure, I would make sure that she never got into Barbie or Disney Princesses.  I did not want...

The Trite is Right: They DO Grow Up So Fast

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It happens to me every time I go out.  Here’s the scene. There’s me, mother of four, rushing through Target doling out goldfish and telling everyone to either, “Get back in the cart,” or...

I Give Up! My Key to a Happier Transition to Motherhood

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Transitioning to motherhood was one of the hardest things I’ve ever experienced. I’ll never forget week one of my firstborn son’s life.  I felt a sense of tiredness not comparable to anything I had ever...