Relationships

Actions Greater Than Words

Actions (Greater Than) Words

My mind works in a weird, and winding, and tangly way. For example, the other day, I was driving along, and RANDOMLY (my mind is weird, winding, tangly, AND random) thought, “Is it strange that I don’t have any recipes that are my “speciality?” You know, like “Hayley’s Famous Enchiladas”, or “Hayley’s Killer Brownies.” Something […]

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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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Why Mothers Day Out is Worth it

If you had asked me three months ago if Mother’s Day Out (MDO) is worth it, I would have strongly hesitated before answering.  We have our battles.  For one, my daughter is now a human petri dish, bringing home essentially every illness known to mankind, to her, myself and of course, her newborn brother. Secondly, […]

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Knowing When Your Family is Complete

As I sit here today and breathe in the sweet relief of getting through the newborn stage, I stare at my amazing family, and I know in the bottom of my heart my family is “complete.”  Since our newest addition, Henry, was born, I have felt that we were finished with the baby making business […]

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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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