Kristen Taylor

Kristen is a native West Texan and a graduate of Texas Tech University. After graduation, she promptly left Lubbock not ever imagining she would return. After almost 10 years away, through a series of fortunate events, she returned to the 806 and has never been happier. She is wife to Clay for almost 7 years and, together, they are raising their 2 spirited boys, ages 1 and 2. Kristen is a stay at home mom who enjoys kid-free trips to Target and sleeping.

Let’s Get Real About Teacher Appreciation: Part 1

Teacher Appreciation Week is now! It’s been three years since I’ve been a public school teacher, but I think I appreciate teachers even more now that I am a mom. I will discuss WHY we...

Speech Therapists: Heroes Among Us

I had a conversation with my 3-year-old today about his favorite food. I know that seems like a mundane statement to many of you, but to us, it is a huge deal. You see,...

I Started Doing This and Became a Better Mom

Since becoming a mom, I’ve struggled with how to structure my days and what to prioritize. Do I try to stay on top of the laundry and cleaning? I’m a stay at home mom,...

Lubbock, Meet Libby

I have always been a voracious reader. Reading is an escape for me. It’s a way to relax and unwind. Fiction or nonfiction, it doesn’t matter – I devour it all! The one genre...

What No One Told Me About Having a Second Child

Have you ever felt like you were prepared for something, only to find out that everything you thought to be true about a situation wasn’t? Maybe you studied the wrong material for a test....

Let’s Get Real About Teacher Appreciation: Part 2

Hopefully, by now you’ve read Part 1 of this 2 part series and know that Teacher Appreciation Day is today, May 7th. I’ve already talked to you about some very tangible things you can...

5 Toys That Inspire Learning for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Preschoolers are in a stage of life where they are soaking in everything around them. They are learning through everything that they do and see. I’m a former public elementary school teacher, so childhood...

Tribes Don’t Come Easy

Last summer was a rough one for me. I wanted to be the fun mom and do all the fun things, but the reality was that having 2 boys under the age of 2...

Meet Kristen Taylor!

Hello, beautiful mamas! My name is Kristen Taylor. I’m so excited to be a small part of this community and I can’t wait to see Lubbock moms grow closer and stronger together. I’m a...