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Lindsey Cornett

Lindsey Cornett is a loud talker, iced coffee drinker, and lover of the written word who lives in downtown Indianapolis with her scientist husband and three young kids (Ian, Leo, and Ruthie). In both writing and life, she explores the intersections of faith, family, creativity, and freedom from perfectionism. She’s out there providing hope and solidarity to any other women who find themselves afraid to make a mistake. You can find her on Instagram @lindseycornett.

5 Picture Books to Inspire Gratitude

“Just be grateful for what you have.” I’ve said that sentence to my kids more times than I can count. Gratitude is one of the character traits I’d most like to instill in them,...

Slow Cooker Meals to Save Your Weeknights

Picture this: 5 p.m. Kids whining. Flying solo. Tummies grumbling. The sink is full of dishes from breakfast, lunch, and snacks because you never got around to emptying the dishwasher this morning. It doesn’t...

How I Feed My Picky Eater Without Losing My Mind

From the day we began introducing solid foods, my oldest has been an incredibly picky eater. (Now that I think about it, maybe it started even earlier when he had trouble latching. Does that...

All My Kids Will Be in School Full-Time. Now What?

For the first time, I will have three kids in school full-time. After almost eight years of being a stay-at-home mom, I find myself asking: What now?  Things didn’t go according to my carefully thought-out...

Three Questions to Ask When Choosing a School

When we learned my husband’s job would bring our family of five to Indianapolis, one of the first questions to run through my mind was, "Where will we send the kids to school?" This...

10 Books to Give as Gifts This Mother’s Day

My favorite gift (for any holiday) is a good book, and Mother’s Day is no exception. But when I was pregnant with my first, I remember being a little disappointed with the limited motherhood...

Spring Teaches Me So Much About Motherhood

I’m standing in my living room, soaking up the sunshine streaming through the window. My toes are cold, but at least I’m getting some Vitamin D. I’m watching the kids play in the yard...

At-Home Valentine’s Date Ideas to Support Local

This year, we’ll be staying home for Valentine’s Day. It is not my favorite holiday anyway, but I still want it to be a fun day. My Valentine's Day goals are simple: Break up...

The Surprising Gift of Contentment

All along, 2020 was full of surprises. I don't need to tell you how terrible most of them were. But 2020 did give me one very surprising gift: contentment. It’s something I’ve been searching for...

Meet Our Indianapolis Moms: Lindsey Cornett

Hi, friends! I'm Lindsey--writer, reader, and mom of three! I'm so happy to be a part of the Indianapolis Moms team. My family moved to Indianapolis just over one year ago, and I very...

A Happy, COVID-Safe Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and this year we are all trying to figure out how to have a happy, COVID-safe Halloween. Earlier this week, my 7-year-old said, “You know, you could just buy...

Why Moms Must Care about Safe Gun Storage – National Suicide Prevention Month

TRIGGER WARNING: suicide and gun violence. If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.  September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and though this is a...

Confession: My Kids Were All Formula-Fed

Here is one of the truths about my motherhood that I often hold close to my chest: All three of my kids were formula-fed. I occasionally catch myself thinking—just for a moment—that maybe I’m not...

How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen: Book Review

At the beginning of quarantine, my kids seemed so happy for the extra time to be together. My oldest, in particular, who was in first grade and typically in school full-time, was so happy...
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