Stay at Home Mom

Austin Mexican Restaurants with Kids

Best Mexican Restaurants For Families

When I was a kid the only restaurant that had a playscape was McDonald’s and it wasn’t really a “playscape” as we know them today. It was just a rickety merry-go-round that made children dizzy and a tall metal slide that burned the back of kids’ legs on hot summer days. Thankfully we’ve come a […]

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waking up before my kids

Waking Up Is Hard To Do: A Night Owl’s Struggle With Early Mornings

Every time I see a well-coiffed, neatly dressed mom (meaning she doesn’t have a stray Cheerio clinging to her hair or yoga pants), I immediately assume she has woken up long before her young children. That assumption has almost always proven to be correct… I’ve asked. I’ve long suspected these disciplined moms are cut from […]

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The First Year of Motherhood

25 Things That Got Me Through the First Year of Motherhood

Motherhood is amazing and beautiful and rewarding…some of the time.  Other times, it’s sticky, smelly, loud, lonely, and exhausting.  That first year after becoming a mom was the hardest year I have ever experienced. If it hadn’t been for a team of support, I don’t know how I would have survived. To all the mommas […]

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