Vanessa Bush

With a background in writing, marketing, and bringing women together, Vanessa has found a sweet spot as the owner of El Paso Mom. Vanessa is married to her high school sweetheart, Nate, and they have three kids (Micah, Corban, & Evangeline). When she is not chauffeuring children about town, Vanessa works as the part-owner of an advertising agency, enjoys volunteering at church, loves watching college football, and drinks a little too much coffee. She is passionate about connecting women with each other, loving her people, and finding the good in her place.
El Paso Mom team

Join the El Paso Mom Contributor Team

The El Paso Mom team is growing! We are looking to add diverse, local voices who are passionate about El Paso (and the surrounding areas) and interested in sharing their stories and/or compiling resources....
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10 Ways We Can Keep Our Kids Safer Online

Getting a cell phone is one of those rights of passage these days. I have two boys in high school who both have a phone. And my 10-year-old daughter has an iPad. While I...
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El Paso Mom’s Top 12 Blog Posts of 2022

Well, another year has flown by (as they always seem to do). 2022 was our first full year as an organization. During this year, we've worked hard to consistently create quality content about motherhood,...
How We Learned Our Son Had Autism, As You Are

How We Learned Our Son Had Autism

Did you know that 1 in 44 children is autistic? Chances are that you know someone with autism. My youngest child Conor is autistic and it can be a very overwhelming diagnosis for any parent....
guide to december in el paso

Guide to December Family-Friendly Events Around El Paso

December means family, food, and winter fun! Grab those coats and mittens, and then head out to see some holidays lights. Or order takeout from your favorite place and plan a holiday movie night...
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El Paso Mom Is Looking for a New Owner or Ownership Team

El Paso Mom, El Paso’s premier parenting resource, is looking for a new owner or ownership team. This is an opportunity to own, manage, and excel with a local El Paso small business. We...

Sun City Santa Sightings :: Where To Find Santa in El Paso

Santa will be making the rounds in the El Paso area soon. If you're wondering where to find the big man in red himself, check out all the Santa sightings we know of below. Looking...
Best Places To See Christmas Lights in the El Paso Area

Best Places To See Christmas Lights in the El Paso Area

Who's ready for that precious look of awe and wonder in their kiddos' eyes? I sure am! It's time to pour some hot cocoa and hit the road to tour the area neighborhoods in search...
El Paso Mom holiday playlist

El Paso Mom Holiday Playlist

What are the holidays without music? It sets the tone and makes everything just a little more merry and bright. Of course, we have our favorite classics. But I put together a list of more...
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Winter Sports Near El Paso

We are so lucky to live within a day's drive of so many outdoor activities during the winter. Check out all these opportunities to get some winter sports in this season. Be sure to...