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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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How I Got My Voice Through Speech Therapy

How I Got My Voice Through Speech Therapy

Church…Exercise…Shush… These are words that once gave me intense anxiety. I grew up scanning chapters before I would volunteer to read aloud. I once asked to go to the bathroom, nearly hyperventilating, to avoid having to read the word conscience. Living with speech impediments creates a different perspective of words. They aren’t simply communication or […]

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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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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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