Elisa Botello

Elisa met her new husband in 2017 thanks to Austin Moms. She was contributing back then as a single mom and once, after being laid off from her job, asked their Facebook group for any leads on open positions.She landed a role and met Dave at work two weeks later. Elisa graduated from Texas State University with a BA in Journalism. She took a very long hiatus from writing, but now she’s back! Elisa and Dave live with her stunning teenage son, Dre, their pandemic pup, a ruby Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Amber (her soulmate), and two cats, Jon Snow and Tom Holland.

8 Tips Your Teen May Not Be Using to Keep Their B.O. at Bay

Is it just me getting older, or are our Texas summers getting more brutal each year?! It seems that just a simple trip to the mailbox calls for a shower--I wish I was exaggerating....

Creating a High Vibe Family Home This Summer

Summer is a golden opportunity for us parents to rebrand our home lives. Many of us have a bit more time and energy, and we can take full advantage by implementing new family activities...

5 Random Ways to Prepare for Summer with a Teen

So I'm a complete newbie when it comes to parenting a teenager. My only child just turned 13 a couple of months ago, and in many ways, he's still such a wittle baby. But...

Meet Elisa Botello-Brown | Austin Moms 2022 Contributor

  I'm Elisa. It’s midnight right now, and I’m cozied up with the love of my life, my Cavalier spaniel Amber, in my home that I share with the most incredible man I’ve ever met,...