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Lauren is a wife, mother and public relations professional. A born and raised Hoosier, she loves all things Indiana. After spending two years fighting the tourists in Orlando, Florida, Lauren returned home to this great state and now lives in Carmel. A self proclaimed "boy mom", Lauren loves spending time with her little man Andrew and husband James. She is a sports lover, runner and avid traveler. Lauren considers motherhood her greatest adventure and loves that she gets to share her stories with IMB readers!

Meet Our Indianapolis Moms: Lauren Schregardus

  Hey Indianapolis Moms! I am excited to be part of the collective mom voice here in central Indiana. I'm Lauren, wife to James and mom to Andrew, an imaginative, loving, and crazy four-year-old boy....

Fertility in the Time of a Pandemic: The Good, the Bad and the Unfortunate

It’s a strange time right now. The world is in a global pandemic, we are all sheltering in place, and the future is unknown. Parents across the country are spending their days on zoom...

Game On: Easy Games to Play When You’re Stuck at Home

So Hoosier parents, are you pulling out your hair yet? Running out of ideas for things to do while the kiddos are home, and you guys are all stuck inside?  Never fear, we have you...

The Fertility Doctor Waiting Room is the Quietest Place on Earth

Over 6 million women (ages 15-44) across America struggle with infertility. Take 100 of your Facebook friends; it’s likely that 12-13 of them have or are currently having trouble becoming pregnant. I am among...

Xennials – The Lost Generation

Recently I read an article on USAtoday.com written by Ryan Miller and contributed to by our own Dwight Adams of the Indy Star.  The piece titled, Are you a Xennial? How to tell if...

2020: Adios Resolutions, Good Vibes Only in the New Year

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, I find myself looking for ways to start anew in 2020.  2019 was…well, it was a doozy. There were lots of ups and downs and...
fast pants

For the Love of God Kid, Put on Some Pants        

The dreaded day arrived again. That day when you wake up to the perfect, crisp, fall morning, and while you are dreaming about your pumpkin spice latte, you know what’s ahead. For our family,...

Halloween Is Here: Tips for Handing out Non-Candy Treats

Halloween is upon us. It seems like I was just writing about the holiday yesterday. The ghoulish goblins, scary witches, and, in our house, Chase from Paw Patrol. Halloween can be a ton of fun...
Andrew's first Colts game!

Family, Football and Fun: Tips for Taking Kids to an Indianapolis Colts Game

We are huge Indianapolis Colts fans. It’s not really a secret, we named our firstborn Andrew. (Technically not after number 12, but we get asked a lot if that was the case.) So, when...

I’m Not Gross, I’m a Mom

There is a particular toilet paper commercial on TV right now that puzzles me.  In the spot, the adult characters argue about who is going to touch a particular "gross" undergarment on the floor. ...

Three Reasons to Love Stony Creek Swim Center

Water is such a big part of our family's life.  Between the neighborhood pool, trips to Grandma's lake house in Michigan or vacation at the beach, we love to be around water.  So it...
Teachers shape young minds! Thank you!

Teacher Appreciation Week: Do’s and Don’t’s

Let’s face it. The fantastic educators that teach our children deserve a medal most days, ok all days. So, it’s shocking that these men and women only get ONE week a year where most...

Fridays Are for Family

Family time can often be the first thing to go when our lives become hectic. Work, school, activities, social time, friends, family, etc. It’s a lot. And while my work schedule affords me the...

‘Tis the Season for Resolutions

Ahhh New Year’s Day. It sneaks up on us every year. And on January 1st I try my hardest to say I am going to make a different resolution to read more books, be...
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