Lauren Escobedo

Lauren Escobedo
Lauren serves as Beal Media Council member and resource editor. A transplant from New York, Lauren now lives on the border of Collin and Dallas counties with her husband and their two sons. On any given day, you will find Lauren working as a full-time mom, attending classes, storytimes, and yoga with her kids. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys cooking on a budget, crafting with her Cricut, and drinking mocktails with friends. Lauren hopes to support, encourage, and uplift other moms, as her closest friends have done for her.

5 Tips for the Sober-Curious Mom in Collin County

Mommy wine culture tells us we need alcohol to cope. The truth is, we need support. Here are five pieces of advice for the sober-curious mom.
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Guide to Childcare in Collin County

Find drop-ins, daycares, summer care, and more in our local guide to childcare in Collin County.
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2024 Easter Events and Egg Hunts in Collin County

Looking for fun Easter events and egg hunts in Plano, Frisco, McKinney, or elsewhere in Collin County?
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Activities for Kids with Differences and Disabilities in the Collin County Area

Collin County is full of free, affordable, and quality resources that support parents and caregivers raising children with differences and disabilities. You are not alone when it comes to giving your child every opportunity possible.
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Guide to Swim Lessons in Collin County

We're lucky to have so many options for swim lessons in Plano, Frisco, McKinney, and all over Collin County. Our guide includes year-round and seasonal swimming classes for all ages and abilities, including survival lessons, infant self-rescue, private lessons, and more.

2024 Summer Camps for Collin County Kids

Check out exciting day camps and Texas overnight camps in our guide below. We've rounded up the best summer camps for kids in Plano, Frisco, McKinney, and beyond.
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Guide to Preschools in Collin County

Find preschools near you, searchable by city.
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MLK Day of Service Volunteer Ideas in Collin County

Let's make it a priority to walk the walk and honor the legacy of Dr. King this month (and always!). If you need ideas, have a look at these volunteer opportunities and places to volunteer with kids near you.