Pregnancy

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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Meet Lauren Wiatrek

Meet Lauren Wiatrek

Meet Lauren Wiatrek Hello Austin mamas! I am absolutely giddy to be writing for Austin Moms Blog. I was born and raised right here in fabulous Austin, Texas where I grew up frequenting the chilly waters of Barton Springs, lapping up Kerby Lane queso, cooling off with a Sandy’s chocolate malt and playing sports all over the city.  Now […]

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Just Between Friends: Kids Consignment Event 2017

Sponsored By :: Just Between Friends    Just Between Friends: Kids Consignment Event 2017  Kids (out) Grow SO fast.  What do you do with all that stuff?! We found a solution that will make you money, help the community and keep our landfills cleaner! It’s called Just Between Friends, a HUGE bi-annual kid’s consignment sales […]

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First vs Second Pregnancy

First vs Second Pregnancy: My How Things Change

The first time you get pregnant is SO special. Everything is new, you’re experiencing a whole host of new emotions and sensations, and you’re evolving into a mommy. You’ve got nine savory months of just you and that little baby in your belly; you spend your evenings reading pregnancy books and your weekends decorating the nursery. […]

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(A Humorous View of) What To Expect When You're Pregnant

(A Humorous View of) What To Expect When You’re Pregnant

A description, A-Z, of what to expect when you are pregnant. First time Pregos…I hope you find this humorous, as well as informative. Veteran moms…you know it’s all true A is for… Aww HELL no…hemorrhoids? Heartburn? Varicose veins? STRETCH MARKS??? No matter which one strikes you, they’re bound leave you saying “aw hell.”   B […]

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Worth

What Moms are Really Worth

Recently I saw on social media about what mothers who choose different paths are worth. I’m sure you’ve seen them. What a stay-at-home mom or working mom is worth? One post about the stay-at-home moms accredited it to a well-intentioned husband, which didn’t seem too far-fetched. After a little research, I discovered it was actually […]

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