Raised and Educated in Canada and UK with a diverse experience spanning Africa and India, Sophia (or Sophie to her friends) has made Houston (Katy) her adopted home since 2002.
Sophie’s exuberant approach, customer orientation and a can-do attitude make her an invaluable partner for clients. She is a perfectionist, and her clients praise her organized approach and tireless efforts towards achieving their goals.
In her own words, Sophie shares how best she can serve her clients:
I first understand what my clients want, then guide them through the process to buy /sell / lease their home from beginning to end.
My experience in complex real estate transactions helps me make my clients journey smooth, effective and pleasurable.
I can help first time buyers, buyers who are moving up or empty nesters who want to downsize
I will do market analyses and comparisons free of charge and help match the available market conditions to best fit your requirements
I work hard and smart to fulfill client needs and provide them with a truly satisfying experience
I have travelled extensively and lived abroad, so can help people relocate to Houston and Katy keeping their expectations in mind.
My extensive multicultural interaction with European, Asian and African friends helps me get them set up smoothly in Houston
I understand the needs of oil & gas / chemicals engineers, medical and business professionals
Please contact me at 281-908-1946 or at email@example.com
Sophie lives in Katy with a chemical engineer husband and a loving 21-year old son who goes to top-rated Texas A&M University. Her diverse interests span across classical music, literature, travel, haute cuisine, amateur cooking, and physical fitness.
Imagine a REALTOR® whose main goal is to protect and promote the interest of her client while treating all parties to a transaction honestly. We invite you to come lean on the best and experience a hassle-free real estate transaction. If you are a homebuyer, call Pearl to go to work for you today. She is an experienced REALTOR® who will not drive you around town only to show you the wrong homes. Are you thinking about selling your house? Hire Pearl today. She knows the market value of homes in your community and she will guide you in pricing your home right for the market. When you list with Pearl, she will work to get you the most money in the shortest time. So, if you are looking for a REALTOR® who cares about your goals and expectations, please call Pearl today @ 713-261-5255. Visit: www.RealEstateWithPearl.com
Evelyn Bethune is new to the real estate industry but has been passionate about real estate for several years. Evelyn is a part of United Real Estate, located in Houston Texas. She not only serves Huffman but all of Houston and surrounding areas. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), and the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR). Evelyn is fluent in Spanish and epitomizes hard work and creative service in every detail of your real estate transaction.
Evelyn is a mother of 4 beautiful girls who are every active in at Huffman ISD. Her oldest daughter is a graduate of Texas A&M, go Aggies! In her spare time she enjoys baking, decorating, and reading. She also enjoys volunteering for various groups:
o Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Committee name, years of service o Falconette’s Booster Club o Huffman FFA Booster Club
Evelyn is also a huge supporter of Autism Speaks. Autism is something that Evelyn has a firsthand experience with seeing as her youngest daughter has made leaps and bound with dealing with Autism.
When you are ready to find the home or property of your dreams give Evelyn a call.
Phone: 281-389-7300 Address: 3131 Briarpark Dr #125, Houston Tx, 77042
“It’s not so much chasing a commission on a one-time deal as keeping a happy client for a lifetime.”-Madison Hildebrand
Rania has proudly called the Houston/Sugar Land area home for over 20 years. Being born and raised in Syria, Rania has a deep understanding of Middle Eastern culture and is fluent as a native Arabic speaker. As a realtor, Rania is passionate about her clients, providing them with accurate and up to date information, to make the process as easy and informative as possible. Rania's goal is not just to sell homes but to build relationships. Taking care of her clients before, during and after the sale has been the key to her success.
Renee Blake is a tech savvy realtor with great negotiation and social media marketing skills. She is family oriented and honest about what she can and can not deliver. However she is always willing to go the extra mile for her clients and to ensure they get top dollar for their homes and the best deals.
Born on the Gulf Coast and raised in the Houston area, Dana Carter has a vast amount of knowledge in the market areas of farm and ranch, coastal, and residential properties. Mrs. Carter began her real estate career with Keller Williams Realty Southwest of Sugar Land, Texas after a 13 year career in education as an elementary and junior high teacher. Dana Carter is also a wife and mother to 5 five children, 4 boys and 1 girl. Mrs. Carter is involved with her church and multiple activities with her children. She enjoys gardening, painting, reading, and fishing with her family. Dana Carter’s experience in education and as a mother has been vital in her career with real estate. She carries the skills of determination, persistence, problem solving, planning, and educating with her to assist her clients in the process of buying and /or selling their homes. Mrs. Carter believes educating clients is of the utmost importance in purchasing or selling a home, and she makes it a priority to keep her clients informed throughout the process.
Heena Chow is a Realtor with United Real Estate, Houston, TX. She is a former architect and a city planner. She has also worked as a graphic designer in the past. Her background in architecture gives her the ability to look at a house through an architect's lens and the city planning background helps her to find information about a particular area or region. Thanks to her architectural background, Heena has an in-depth knowledge about building construction materials and finishes, and the ability to study the layout of a house and give appropriate feedback. Heena can speak English, Hindi and Marathi fluently. If you are here looking for your future home, please connect with Heena! She'd be glad to help you answer some of the basic questions of the house buying process.
William H Dean III also known as Trey is a Realtor with United Real Estate in Houston. Trey has been in sales most of his life and credits his entrepreneurial spirit to both of his parents. Originally for Huntsville, Alabama he studied business at Alabama A&M University, from there he relocated to Houston back in the early 2000’s and he has called Texas home ever since. Being a salesperson is a natural fit for me, says Trey with his pass experience custom home construction and an aquarium design business gave him a the platform to start a career in real estate. His previous business aloud Trey to work with home sellers and buyers, celebrity and pro athletes alike, that experience benefited him understand their needs. Trey obtained his license in 2009 and started working for one the largest Real estate firms in the country in 2010, since then Trey has found success in Real Estate as a top producer, having properties appear on HGTV’s House Hunter’s, and a mentor to other young agents just starting in the business. Even with temporary personal setbacks the effected his life in and outside the office, didn’t stop him from his vision of becoming a trusted advisor in the luxury real estate space. When he not working, Trey enjoys volunteering and working with the youth.
Trey has been married for well over two decades to his wife, Twyla. And they have two girls, one who happens to serve in the US Navy.
I am here to help you purchase that first home you've earned in your Houston Relocation or your Houston Homes search! I served in the US military for more than 30 years, serving with America's finest men and women, and their families during three military campaigns. I understand veterans and military families' needs. I purchased my first home with the G.I. Bill when I was 26, more than 40 years ago and a while a student. Homeownership has been an important part of my life. I want to share my knowledge, experience and contacts to help you purchase that home you've earned!
Prior to entering Houston's vibrant real estate market, I spent 15 years in the retail business, six of those working as a manager for Dayton Hudson's Mervyn's chain, so managing a business has been the foundation of my career. Since 2000 I have been active in the residential real estate market, as a consultant for Friendswood Development Company , remaining active in all facets of the company's marketing program. In October of 2013 I was awarded Greater Houston Builder's Association award, "Marketing Director of the Year," I am familiar with both the selling and buying sides of the real estate market and am among Houston's growing number of transplanted Texans. Working contract for Friendswood in Houston real estate and has taught me the true value of the real estate profession. It's all about helping people and I welcome the challenge of helping buyers and sellers achieve their ultimate goals. In 1987 I earned a business degree from Louisiana State University & in 1988 I married. I am the mother of two children.
I was born and raised in Nacogdoches, Texas. Soon after graduating high school, I enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and completed a tour overseas. My family and I have been living in Houston for close to a decade now and enjoy everything this wonderful city has to offer.
I have a cumulative 12 years’ experience in the mortgage special servicing industry and extensive experience in mortgage banking, loan processing and short sales. I managed a portfolio of over $60 million in assets where superb communication and negotiation skills were a must, becoming a REALTOR® was a logical career move for me. Despite the many potential hurdles in completing a real estate transaction, integrity, self-motivation, and commitment are all key attributes necessary for a winning REALTOR®.
Real Estate is a relational business based on mutual trust between the parties. I am a passionate real estate professional who understands that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it's a life-changing experience. That's why I'm dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized service for all my clients. You will find that I take great pride in the relationships I build and always work relentlessly on the client's behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals. I look forward to earning your trust and would be honored to put my expertise to work for you!
Accomplished and results-driven professional with over 15 years of diversified business experience. Adept with guiding transactions with confidence, expertise and specialized education. Proven ability to manage multiple priorities. Proactive and responsive communication. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated flexibility with regard to changing client demands. Lowanda is committed to place the goals of her clients first and to provide the highest level of professional service with honesty and integrity. Ready to put her strengths to work for you with proven ability to negotiate on your behalf. For Buyers and Tenants: To listen to your needs and expectations and to use her complete market knowledge to provide you with good advice and counsel. To be your advocate in the negotiation process. To take you through the home buying process with the least inconvenience by using her professional expertise to handle all expected and unexpected facets of the entire transaction. LOOKING TO PURCHASE SHORT SALES OR FORECLOSURES? CALL LOWANDA TODAY 713-478-1995 For Sellers: To achieve a sale in the shortest amount of time with an aggressive multi-reach marketing plan that creates exposure of your home including print, television, Mall kiosks, and internet marketing. To obtain the highest price possible for your home with a target marketing program designed to create competition for the property among the right buyers and to be a great negotiator on your behalf. To complete your home sale with the least inconvenience for you and your family by using her professional expertise to handle all expected and unexpected facets of the entire transaction. LOWANDA HELPS SELLERS FACING POSSIBLE FORECLOSURE. DON'T DELAY CALL TODAY!
Yes, I take pride in being a resident of Fort Bend County & would love to help you sell your house or find the perfect home here. Thinking about selling? Want to know what you need to do to get your house ready to sell? My expertise can help you answer these and many other questions about selling your home. Or as a buyer, if are you looking for a luxury home in Sugar Land, Katy, Richmond, Rosenberg, acreage, anywhere in Fort Bend County or a home on acreage in Needville, Orchard, East Bernard, Beasley, Wharton or Sealy; I can help you find just the right home for your needs. I am a 5th generation Texan and native Houstonian, but my roots run deep in Fort Bend County. My family has been in Texas since it was a Republic, starting with my great, great, great grandfather, John Neely Bryan, who founded the town of Dallas. I work and live in the Fort Bend County area & am proud of our status as one of the best counties in the nation. My mission is to assist my clients in achieving their real estate dreams while protecting their interests and nurturing ongoing relationships with them, to encourage a community of people who can trust and refer business to each other and always remain a servant leader to my clients and peers.
Trust,integrity,building relationships,and helping people make decisions is the core value and 4 most important ingredients of my business. Most important thing to me is the importance of having the integrity to do the right thing and always putting needs of my client's first. My success is ultimately determined by the legacy I leave with each client I serve. I hold a Bachelors degree in Business Management from University of Houston. I have been a Realtor and resident of Houston for over 39 years. I have been married to the love of her life, Jerry for 35 years. Have two Children Selina and Emin, grandsons Alexander and Christopher. I enjoys walking, hiking and travelling.
Knock and the door shall be opened to opportunity and the joy of home ownership! Having been on both sides of the closing table as a client myself, through all types of market conditions, I know what a positive home purchasing or selling experience should be. I vow to be your advocate and to provide you with the most effective customer service. I take pride in my attention to detail, knowledge of the market, marketing strategies and negotiating skills – knowledge I will use to your benefit as we go through the real estate process together. At the end of the day, when the keys are delivered and the door is closed, my goal is that your expectations will have not only been met, but exceeded in the most positive of experiences.
Prior to joining United Real Estate , I had rewarding careers in both corporate management and landscape design. My experience in business and finance provided me with the necessary skills in sales, marketing and contract negotiation to guide clients through the aspects of each unique real estate transaction. Form follows function with a background in design giving me a keen eye for detail to assist my sellers with staging and creating a lasting first impression while helping my buyers visualize all the possibilities.
Indu Jain has been a resident of southwest Houston for over 32 years, 12 of which as a real estate agent, and therefore has extensive knowledge of the Houston area. She is bilingual, speaking five Indian languages. Real Estate is more than a business to Indu, it is a passion and she is all about helping people to achieve their real estate goals and dreams. She strives for a smooth contract-to-close process for her clients, and builds strong relationships with them so that they can make sound real estate decisions based on her expert knowledge of the market. Indu was the top listing agent at Keller Williams Southwest, and believes that "your satisfaction is my MEASURE of success." My Specialties Buying, Selling, Leasing and Investing, New Construction in Residential and Commercial.
I was born in Veracruz, Mexico, where I obtained my degree in Architecture. I spent 10 years working in design and construction, then came to Houston in 2007 and moved to the Katy area in 2008. After 4 years dedicated to raising my kids, in 2012 I got the opportunity to work as an interpreter for Katy ISD. I’ve worked in many schools within the district of Katy ISD, and it has given me much satisfaction and knowledge of the area. Now I am in the Real Estate industry. It falls in my area of expertise and has always sparked an interest in me. I've been practicing Real Estate for 4 years and got the Accredited Buyer Representative designation, I look forward to help my clients in a professional and ethical manner, in English or Spanish, always ready to find the right property for them. Soy Mexicana, crecí en Veracruz y ahi obtuve mi título en Arquitectura. Trabajé durante 10 años en diseño y construcción, en el 2007 llegué a vivir a Houston y en el 2008 nos mudamos al area de Katy.Después de dedicar 4 años a mi familia, en el 2012 tuve la oportunidad de comenzar a trabajar como Intérprete para el Distrito Escolar de Katy. He trabajado en varias escuelas del Distrito y esto me ha dado muchas satisfacciones y también conocimiento de la zona. Ahora trabajo en Bienes Raices, es un area que siempre me ha llamado la atención y que se relaciona con mi carrera. Llevo 4 años trabajando en Bienes Raices y tengo la designacion de Representante de Compradores Acreditada. Mi prioridad es ayudar a mis clientes de manera ética y profesional, en Ingles o Español, y estar siempre lista para ayudarlos a encontrar la propiedad adecuada para ellos.
Mr. Medlock's expertise and duties extend in the following areas of real estate operations: real estate development, Commercial Sales, Residential Sales, Land acquisition, Seller Financing, and Construction Management services. His broad experience base is a major reason for his effectiveness. With over 16 years of experience in management, renovation, construction and consulting, Jason Medlock has a proven track record of building and managing multi-million dollar real estate properties. Mr. Medlock uses his leadership skills and motivation in order to attain objectives, Mr. Medlock also possesses excellent analytical ability.
Mr. Medlock has also led 3131 Properties in the development of three major multi-‐million dollar retail centers in the Sugar Land Community and one retail center in Katy, Texas. In addition, Mr. Medlock has also developed real estate investment strategies for multi-million dollar NFL clients. For over a decade, Mr. Medlock has worked tirelessly to nurture and develop businesses from the ground up. A former professional football player himself, Mr. Medlock's track record of business speaks for itself. He has successfully negotiated a $100 million franchise development agreement with Dallas based Williams Fried Chicken and was highly successful in expanding the Houston based Frenchy's brand throughout the greater Houston community.
Mr. Medlock has received numerous honors for his dedication and commitment, including the Dallas Urban League Torch Award, a recognition highlighting his achievement in the field of business and contribution to the community, 2013 Houston Top 50 Entrepreneur, 2009 Minority Contractor of the year, 2007 Pinnacle Award Recipient, Houston's Forty Under Forty, 2013 Top 25 Minority Contractor, and a certificate of Congressional Recognition.
Additionally, Mr. Medlock is a former member of the Sports Lawyers Association, and a registered contract advisor with both the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) and the Canadian Football Players Association (CFLPA). Mr. Medlock led Dallas Sports Agency for more than 10 years, in which he negotiated well over $60 million dollars in player contracts. Mr. Medlock also represented players in both the NFL and CFL. Mr. Medlock holds an Associate’s Degree in Education from Navarro Junior College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a Masters of Liberal Arts from Texas Christian University and a Executive MBA from Washington State University.
Medlock is also a licensed real estate professional in Texas.
I have been a real estate agent for about 8 years. I help Buyers find the home they want and want the home they buy. Sellers can list their home with me to sell. Owners can be assured I will help them find tenants for their lease property. If you are looking to lease, I can help. Need an Apartment, see me. I am constantly taking classes, and attending seminars to stay abreast of any and all changes and updates within the industry. By doing so enables me to better serve you with any of your real estate needs. I am a hard working, dedicated person. I go out of my way to do the very best I can for all of my clients. I am dependable and will look out for you, because I work for you.
I am known as the "Hat Wearing Agent", I like hats. I organize and decorate rooms in houses, especially for all holidays. I like working in the yard, planting plants and doing landscape. A God given gift to me is to be able to run an office and plan events.
Designations/Certifications: ABR Licensed Realtor Since 2002 Joined United Real Estate December 2012 Areas Served: Stafford, Sugar Land Hobbies/Social Info: Children, Church Attitude is everything- and attitude is what makes Rocio Ramon real estate clien
Raquel Sanchez encompasses the terms integrity, hard work and values in each real estate transaction she takes on. Born and raised in the Houston area, Raquel has been in sales in some capacity for over 25 years. After attending college in San Marcos, she made the decision to start her family back in Houston and launched her insurance career. Raquel has lived in various parts of Texas, but nothing compares to her hometown here in The Woodlands. The proud mother of two wonderful children and newly married wife of her best friend, Raquel is excited to have left the insurance industry to become a part of the growing and successful real estate team of United Real Estate- Houston. Raquel's greatest asset is her understanding of the value in building relationships. Relationships that go beyond just buying or selling a home. It's the realization that each home, each family, each client wants to make the most informed decision possible for their needs. Whether it's their first home or the home of their dreams, that home is exactly what they need and where they will make new memories. Let Raquel's passion for her hometown guide you to your new home today!
Jerry, Gayle, and Steven Smith have made The Woodlands area their home since 1998. After 19 relocations and Jerry's retirement in 2001 from a distinguished career in the oil field, the JSG Team - The Smith Team was formed. Fueled by their desire to help others through the relocation process, The Smith Team plays a vital role in their clients feeling welcome and at home in their new environment. They provide personalized support tailored to each clients real estate needs and often develop personal relationships that extend well beyond the home buying/selling process. Whether it's a first time home buyer, luxury home or downsizing retiree, JSG Team - The Smith Team will treat you like family and put your needs first. The JSG Team - The Smith Team also believes in giving back by participating with others in coordinating, collecting and delivering donations to the VA Shelter downtown, and attend The Woodlands Church, where they share and practice the values they live by.
We are focused on providing you with the best results and service in the industry. We listen carefully to understand your real estate goals and work hard to create solutions that make sense for you. Whether you are new to the market or an experienced investor, we have the expertise, proven track record, and resources to help you achieve your real estate goals.
As is often said, real estate is about location, location, location. We have extensive knowledge of The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, Woodforest, Tomball, Willis and Houston areas and can help you find the perfect new home for you or the right buyer for your home!
Designations: Broker Associate,CLHMS, MCNE, CNE, GRI, E-PRO, ABR, ASR, AHS, Five Star Real Estate Agents
Phone: 281.799.8143, 281.787.3169, 832.928.8800
As a realtor I am committed to protecting the interests of my clients. I do this by keeping myself informed regarding contracts, the latest in marketing techniques, and the latest rules and regulations. I then in turn keep my clients informed which empowers my clients to make confident decisions. Not only does this reduce stress for both buyer and sellers it also leads to successful outcomes. For tips regarding home ownership, etc., Follow me on twitter at Gina Tolbert/Realtor@piesbt; on FB Gina TolbertRealtor@realtorhomesandhousesinhouston; or Instagram @pies_bt.
Designations/Certifications: GRI Licensed Realtor Since 2007 Joined United Real Estate May 2012 Areas Served: Heights, Sugar Land, Katy Hobbies/Social Info: Racquet Ball, Tennis, Weight Training, Basketball
Specializing in international relocations. I am very active in the Norwegian community in Houston. A long time Katy resident with multiple international and domestic relocations myself, I understand the challenges and opportunities associated with buying and selling a home in Katy and West Houston. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary home, let me help you find your new home! Customer service is my TOP PRIORITY! I am fluent in English, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish, both spoken and written.
Experienced Realtor, Jesse Watson Jr, currently serves buyers and sellers located in and around Fort Bend County and Harris County. Always holding client satisfaction as his highest priority, Jesse works hard to make the entire buying and selling experience as productive and enjoyable as possible. Clients working with Jesse never fail to appreciate his hard work, dedication, and effective communication.
Prior to his real estate career, Jesse worked as a manager of Supply Chain in the oil and gas industry, where he developed strong negotiation skills. His extensive knowledge and experience allow him to handle a wide range of clients and situations. Whether his clients are looking for a home for the very first time, selling their home or they're seasoned investors; Jesse works tirelessly to accommodate their needs and exceed their expectations. Jesse is incredibly well-versed in the area's housing market and always manages to find his clients those hidden gems.
Jesse values all of his clients and strives to build lasting relationships with them that go far beyond business. He understands how much families put on the line when they invest in a home. That's why he works closely with them every step of the way, making the otherwise overwhelming process completely stress-free. Jesse is truly passionate about what he does and loves helping his clients achieve their goals.
To learn more about Jesse's real estate services, please don’t hesitate to give him a call today.
Representation you can trust! As a native Houstonian and an expert in master planned communities, Sharon is devoted to serving the needs of buyers and sellers throughout the Greater Houston and surrounding market areas. Her vast repeat and referral business is a testament to the exemplary level of service and expertise she provides. As a full time Realtor since 2005 Sharon has been recognized for being a Multi Million Dollar Producer. Prior to that Sharon worked in the Banking/Investment field for over 20 years. Representing buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants of residential properties. Sharon is experienced in meeting the particular needs of Relocation buyers and sellers moving in and out of the Houston area in the Cartus Network, the industry leader in global mobility. Sharon offers clients expertise in both the single-family market and vertical neighborhoods in the Inner Loop area. Sharon's greatest professional achievement is having repeat business and referrals from past clients, their families and their friends. Real Estate is not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust and who knows this area inside and out! Being a native Houstonian Sharon knows Houston. Sharon's goal is to exceed your expectations and to establish a lifelong relationship as her clients trusted real estate advisor. When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, stay on top of financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork/disclosures and attend the closing. Sharon can handle everything you need, from start to close. Dedicated to Customer Service call Sharon anytime for information for sellers or buyers. New construction properties or Resale homes. Call Sharon for your Notary needs as well.
You may also find her working with non-profit Federation of Houston Professional Women (FHPW) which provides educational scholarships for women and your girls.
Professional Memberships & Acknowledgements: Houston Association of Realtors, (HAR) Texas Association of Realtors, (TAR) National Association of Realtors, (NAR) Certified Network Relocation Specialist, (CNRS) Certified Negotiating Specialist, (CNS) Licensed with the Texas Department of Insurance, Notary Public, American Business Womens Association (ABWA), Woman of Excellence 2019, Member of Federation of Houston Professional Women (FPHW)
A Realtor since 1999 and a broker since 2012, Carol Drake’s areas of expertise run from luxury properties and residences to farms, ranches and undeveloped acreages, especially in and around Conroe, The Woodlands, and Magnolia, where she moved in 1998.
“Negotiation of offers and contracts are the aspects of the business I enjoy most and do extremely well,” says Carol, who brings over a decade’s experience in leadership, coaching and training to the table in every deal. She prioritizes her clients’ wants and needs, focuses on them with her deep knowledge of the market, and then proceeds with tenacity, honesty, integrity and consistency. If Carol says it, she will do it.
Before entering the real estate field, Carol owned and operated her own gourmet food brokerage, supplying tasty treats to both small retailers and the likes of Central Market and Neiman-Marcus. In her 12 years as a fine food purveyor, she learned to handle people from all walks of life, quickly adapt to unknown situations, and fine-tune her initiative. “Both careers take a self-starter type of person who makes things happen and doesn’t wait to see if things will happen,” she says.
Carol enjoys travel, exercise, music, theater, cooking, sewing and raising cattle and horses. She speaks Spanish and has worked with the United Way’s Women Who Rock campaign, assisting young mothers who wish to further their educations.
Carol is a founding member of the Magnolia Education Foundation and a member of The Woodlands Country Club. Of her many accolades and achievements, she remains proudest of her children.