Second Home Real Estate AND 3 kids...The Trials & Tribulations of Being a Real Estate "Mommy"
By Lyndsey McDonald Garza, Galveston Vacation Real Estate
(Pointe West Properties)
I graduated from college (Texas A&M - WHOOP!) with a 2 year old son, Nicholas. I received a BS in Marine Biology/Marine Fisheries, and it was always my dream to be involved with animal care at a zoo or an aquarium. Since I was 5, my ideal career never changed...I always answered the question of what I wanted to be when I grew up the same way..."a zoo keeper". After being blessed with the arrival of my first son, my priorities did a 180 degree change. Instead of working weekends, holidays, and evenings as I would have done caring for animals, I decided that I needed a flexible job that would provide me with as much time with my son as possible. That thought turned into me taking a high school science teaching position...I was enthralled with the idea of weekends off, eventually having th...