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Dear Uninvited Mom

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt that way. ::raises hands:: Listen, I know how it feels to be the uninvited mom, and I also know how it feels to be the person doing the inviting and no one shows up. It sucks! I said it. Now, bear with me while I tell you how […]

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Out-of-the-Box Date Nights in Austin

This time of year always fills me to the brim with contentment that has nothing to do with puffy vests or Ugg boots. Let’s be clear. I’ll take tamales over pumpkin-spiced lattes any day. The reason I love this season is because it was autumn in Austin when my husband and I began to knit […]

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Saying Goodbye to Our Caregiver

We can all agree raising children is better with a tribe, a squad, a group, help, whatever you want to call it. For a majority of working American families that support system is inclusive of a full-time or part-time caregiver Monday through Friday. Finding said caregiver can be tough, especially before you’ve even birthed said child. […]

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I Love Elf on the Shelf

The weekend after Thanksgiving is busy for most families; putting up the Christmas tree, putting out Christmas decorations inside and outside the house, and really prepping for the holiday season. We do all that stuff in our household, but there is one thing that we add to the list; we bring out our Elf on the […]

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Where to Volunteer as a Family this Holiday Season

Want to teach your littles the true meaning of Christmas? How about celebrating by helping feed our city’s hungry & homeless? Do you have a heart for service but feel scrapped for the time, energy & resources on where to volunteer?  I tapped the mind of local mama & philanthropist Joy Rener to compile a list […]

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