Author Archive | Daria Zadik

late night mom

The Late Night Mom

The children are nestled all snug in their beds. Kitchen’s clean. Toys put away.  Backpacks prepped and ready for tomorrow. Face washed. Teeth brushed. Time for momma to catch some Zs, right? Well now, that would be the wise thing to do. The logical choice. I mean, I’m tired, right? I’m always saying I’m tired. […]

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anniversary gifts

Anniversary Gifts, Austin-Style

  Life has a way of making us think we have all this time, right? And then suddenly you realize tomorrow’s your anniversary, and you end up sneaking off to Walgreen’s in the middle of the night like you’re the fourth member of PJ Masks to grab a card (as the cashier snickers). Then you […]

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Thoughtful Ways to Include Autistic Friends

Hello bluebonnets, flip flops and patio weather! It’s officially Spring in Austin! I love love love this time of year. Everything is so green and alive. This spring is a little bit different for me though. April is widely known as Autism Awareness Month (and today is World Autism Awareness Day) and this is my first […]

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Meet Daria Zadik

Meet Daria Zadik

Hi everyone! I’m Daria! Yup, just like that TV show from the 90s.  As I type this, I have a toddler and a Chiweenie at my feet sharing a cheese stick (ewww), I’m sipping my third cup of coffee that’s been microwaved several times over, and there are two baskets of fresh laundry in my […]

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