Author Archives: Shelby Reese

Childcare – It Takes A Village

At one point or another, every parent searches for credible, safe childcare for their precious little one(s). I find this task to be daunting, time-consuming, and eye-opening. It is like an interview for the person or center that will do more than keep your child alive. I start the process by asking friends and family…

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My family is now bigger. In July we were blessed with an 8lbs 06 oz beauty with a head full of hair. Babies come in their own time. AJ was two weeks early, and truthfully I was a little thrown off that she didn’t arrive closer to her due date. I’m a planner that loves…

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Photo Credit: Park Ave Prints on Etsy   The words joy, aches, blessings, and occasional pains all come to my mind- in regards to my pregnancy. If you’ve ever been pregnant, you are already familiar with the symptoms such as nausea, back pain, and fatigue that are all common health concerns among pregnant women. During…

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Baby Registry Essentials

There is so much that goes into having a baby. In about 100 days baby AJ will make an appearance. I did not really know what I would need with my firstborn, and now as an ‘experienced’ mom of a six-year-old, I have put together a must-have baby list for the second time around.  …

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Oh Baby, Walmart Savings!

Baby Savings Day is this Saturday in stores from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm! All three Wichita Falls, TX locations are participating. Most of your favorite baby items are 30% off online at Walmart.com NOW. In store there will be hands-on opportunities to learn how to use the latest baby gear as well as baby experts…

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My role as Children’s Miracle Network Specialist at United Regional is to raise funds, and awareness for pediatric patients served here, and last week I had the honor to facilitate a hospital visit with 2018 Miss Texas, Madison Fuller. This the first time for a Miss Texas Scholarship Organization title holder to visit our hospital.…

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We are thrilled to announce that baby number two is due in August! The first trimester is coming to an end along with morning sickness and stretch free pants. Did any other moms feel like you ‘blew up’ faster during your second plus pregnancy? I know that am looking forward to sharing this journey with…

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I Don’t Carry A Purse. Do You?

YES. You read that correctly I do not carry a purse. Just a wallet that my cell phone, money, cards, receipts, and chapstick fit into. I think you can tell a lot about a person by taking a look at their desk. Most consider my desk messy. I like to spread out and work on…

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Santa is REAL

This month my vivacious and curious six-year-old loaded me down with Santa questions- Is HE REAL…Like really real? How does he make that many toys? How does he get into houses? How does Santa know if I am good or bad? How does he not set off alarms? Is Santa a criminal for going into…

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This weekend we celebrated Oaklee turning six! We kept it low-key, and filled with the exact type of fun any five or six-year-old would love. Here’s how we kept it easy, fun, and budget-friendly: 1.) Cake We booked our cupcake order at United Supermarket. I love them because they are super reliable, make tasty cake,…

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