Lindsey F

Lindsey is a stay-at-home-mom to two beautiful girls, two-year-old Rory and one-year-old Scout. She is a former kindergarten teacher and has been married to her Japanese-Brazilian husband for 8 years. Lindsey enjoys reading, making lists, and pinning projects on Pinterest she’ll probably never attempt. She also enjoys traveling (or used to before strollers and car seats were involved), baking (but not cooking), and watching HGTV.
World Down Syndrome Day: Why We Should All Be Celebrating | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Swear All You Like, but Don’t Use the R-Word Around Me

Every year on World Down Syndrome Day I text my friend, Lauren. She and I met when we were both very pregnant and working at Starbucks. The first time I saw her, she was...
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Teal Pumpkins: Teal is the New Orange for an Allergy Safe Halloween

  Halloween is one of the most difficult holidays for children with food allergies and their families. Most candy has at least one of the top eight allergens (wheat, milk, egg, soy, shellfish, peanuts, treenuts,...

Grocery Shopping Isn’t Hard Anymore

Last week, I went to three grocery stores to get food and household items for our four-person family. Three. Grocery shopping took up my whole Saturday morning, and you don’t even want to know...

I Don’t Like Your Children

Please don’t take this the wrong way, but I don’t like your children. It’s nothing personal. I’m sure they’re really sweet, cute kids; it’s just that the only children I really like are my own....

Allergy-Friendly Valentine’s Day Treats

Hey guys, it’s me again: The Allergy Mom. Like all food-allergy parents, I breathed a big sigh of relief when we got through Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas without any reactions from my egg and...

Getting Through a Toddler Rough Patch

This morning I was woken up at exactly 6:23 by my three-and-a-half-year-old daughter whisper-shouting "I need my bottom wiped!"  A month ago I would have found this slightly endearing, as only a mother could; I...

Marriage is Hard, Too

It's no secret that being a parent is hard work. I see post after post on my newsfeed about the struggles of motherhood. Heck, I even write for a blog that shares the challenges...

7 Things Food Allergy Parents Want You to Know

I know what you’re thinking: not another food allergy post... and I would have thought the same thing three years ago. But now that I have two daughters with life threatening food allergies, I feel...

A Letter to My Newly Pregnant Friend

To My Newly Pregnant Friend: I know how excited and nervous and terrified you must feel all at the same time. There is no greater love than that of a mother for her a child....

I am Changing the World

We all have that mom friend who can do it all. She runs her own business, raises polite and healthy children, coaches her son’s soccer team, and sits on the board for various organizations...

It’s Called a Vagina!

Consider this my PSA to all parents of babies and toddlers who are simultaneously learning about their bodies and how to speak: Girls have vaginas and boys have penises. There are actual, scientific names for...

I Discovered the Fountain of Youth at Northpoint Aesthetics {& Special Offer}

Before having kids, I never really gave my skin much thought. I put on sunblock in the morning and moisturized at night, and that was the extent of my skin care routine. For the most...
Is She Walking Yet | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Is She Walking Yet?

When I found out I was having two girls almost exactly two years apart, I promised myself that I would do my best not to compare them. Growing up with a sister only 11-months older...
Today I should have been fired | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Today, I Should Have Been Fired

I should've been fired today. To start with, I woke up late because I’ve gotten in the habit of hitting the snooze button. My three-year-old is convinced that there’s monsters in her room, and...