“Love your mother, the most beautiful person this earth. Our best critic, yet our strongest supporter.”
We love meeting awesome moms. That is what this “Meet a Mom” is all about. The brave, the messy, the strong, the crazy. We love them all! And we’re super-excited to introduce you to: El Smith
Home: Thurmont, MD
Home Base Must Do’s: Cunningham Falls, Downtown Frederick, Christmas in Thurmont (1st Saturday in December).
Meet the Family: Married, twin boys, 7 month old German Shepherd Dog
Passions and Interests: I love working with kids and animals, I would love to go back to school for a teaching degree. Some day we would like to breed and train German Shepherds.
Most controversial thing about you: Probably my political views.
Biggest Pet Peeve: People who complain but never try to find a solution.
One Major Goal You’re Striving For: Reorganizing our home. As the kids get older we always seem to need to revamp our space.
Best advice you’ve ever received: Your word and your integrity are two things no one can ever take from you. They matter more than any material thing.
What do you do for work outside the house? Substitute Teacher for FCPS, Sales and Marketing for small businesses.
Favorite Books: Anything by Laura Lippman or David Baldacci -I love crime/mystery stories
Favorite Kid-Friendly Restaurant: My kids like La Paz (so do their parents), Rocky’s and Kountry Kitchen in Thurmont are our go-to places.
What is your go-to family dinner? Chicken Pot Pie or Chicken and Rice
What types of activities do you like to do as a family? Camping, Caps and O’ games, and family game nights
What do you do when you have some alone time away from the kids? Out with friends, walks, reading
Are you our next “Meet a Mom?” We hope so! Tots2Tweens is always looking for mom’s to feature – take a moment and let us meet you. Just fill out this short questionnaire: http://bit.ly/2eGmerM – there are instructions on the form on how to get us a photo!
About Dani Gurrie
Dani Gurrie is the founder of Tots2Tweens, a wife to Ashley and mom to Cooper and Brodie. She spends most of her days trying to find the ultimate kids-related thing that mom's will love...just to share it with her world.