Ashley Smith

I'm a wife, mother of 5, caseworker for CPS and an entrepreneur. I love spending time with my family, cooking and outreach. Writing is something that brings me peace and so honored to be able to share a little bit of my life's experience and passions.

Kids Say the Darndest Things

"MAMA! What does it smell like?" Said my 4-year-old daughter as we entered the restaurant restroom because she just "had to go potty" right as our food was delivered to our table. At that very...

Your Help is Needed and Appreciated

Have you ever wanted to give back to the community or wanted to be involved in helping make a difference in someone's life? Well, Lubbock has many local and regional opportunities, some requiring minimal...

Supermoms Need a Break Too: 5 Techniques to Getting a Recharge

When I think of my schedule, I sometimes say, "Jesus take the wheel." From drop-offs in the mornings to work, dance practice, volleyball, work again, and home to hobby-lobby for supplies at 7:55 pm...

I Want to be a Turtle

If you would have told me 20 years ago that when I turned 35 years old, I would have five kids, be married, have a full-time career working for Child Protective Services, and I...