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favorite books for every age

Favorite Books For Every Age

Ah, books! This topic is an absolute sweet spot for me. There.are.so.many.phenomenal.books. The below recommendations are (in my humble opinion) MUST haves for your book library (and make great baby shower and birthday gifts) with favorite books for every Age. Celebrate School Library Month with these favorites.  While each of us have personal preferences on what […]

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Earth Day activities

5 Kid-Friendly Earth Day Activities

  The following is another guest post by my creative, crunchy (in the best way) friend Carly Tatum.  I desperately want my boys to be good citizens of our planet. It’s a daily pursuit: “Please put that trash in the waste bin. We don’t cut our bushes with swords. We pee in the toilet, not […]

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kid-friendly communities in Austin

Kid-Friendly Communities in Austin City Limits

One year ago this month, our family was in the thick of some serious kid-centric house-hunting.  We searched high (Round Rock) and low (MoPac and Slaughter) and everywhere in-between before ultimately finding our ideal home and neighborhood. Don’t get me wrong, I still get a tad jealous about not being able to walk to a Sunday […]

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IVF the second time

IVF, the Second Time Around

After successfully getting pregnant via in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and giving birth to my first child, many well-meaning friends and family members would attempt to reassure me with platitudes like, “Now your body knows exactly what to do. It’ll be easier to get pregnant in the future,” or “Watch out — you’ll get preggo in a snap with […]

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