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traveling with babies

Tips For Traveling with Babies

I can vaguely remember a time when the idea of an upcoming vacation was so exciting and stress-free I would literally begin planning the next vacation while still on the current one. That’s a B.K.F. (Before Kids Feeling) because traveling with babies and toddlers can most definitely feel daunting and be exhausting. When I had […]

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Playing Favorites

“Daddy’s Girl” “Momma’s Boy” These are terms that we hear all the time as Moms, but it’s not always that cut and dry. When my daughter was born, my husband was working full time and getting his MBA, which means we saw him sometimes on Friday nights if he wasn’t traveling for work. It was […]

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Kendra Germenis

Meet Kendra Germenis

Helllllloooo, everyone. As a brand new mom here, it’s pretty cool to be writing with and for the moms of the coolest city in the world, Austin. I’m Kendra Germenis. I love this town. Don’t you? And yes, I say town because the small spirit of this now big city is what makes Austin so special […]

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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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10 (In Home) Date Night Ideas

10 (In Home) Date Night Ideas

As mothers we are constantly busy — changing diapers, getting kids dressed, getting kids fed, driving kids around, calming kids down, rolling around on the floor with kids, keeping kids entertained — god forbid you get a moment to feed yourself or shower. When bedtime finally arrives and after the third, no fourth attempt, the baby is […]

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Raising Children in a World of Hate and Fear | Austin Moms Blog | Erin Ruoff

Am I Selfish?

Friday was hard for me. Waking up to more bad news of another terrorist attack. Another hate-filled massacre. A crime that took a son and father that lived down the road from me. I’m filled with fear and questions. Lots of questions. Why God? Why are you allowing all these precious lives to be taken? These […]

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A Wonderful Night Out at Barr Mansion

Cinco de Mayo has come and gone but we’re still swooning over our last AMB Mom’s Night Out at Barr Mansion.     Thank you to our Title Sponsors! Comfy and Chic Boutique :: an Austin-based boutique created by two hard-working mamas. They work to create a virtual boutique experience where you can find chic, […]

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My Child Has Autism. Please Don’t Judge.

Author :: Melissa Ballard  I tried to get pregnant for 3 years with many miscarriages, hormones, and all kinds of medical procedures hoping that it would fix me. Finally, after three years of heartache and trying everything you can imagine, I was pregnant and there was a heartbeat!!! I was so excited that it was finally […]

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Meet Jessica Burleson

Hi there! I’m Jessica, mother to a beautiful mess of a two-year-old girl and I just found out that we’re expecting again. Eek! Three years ago my husband, Eric, and I were on our honeymoon in Spain where we attended a six week rock climbing school and then walked the Camino de Santigo (a 500 […]

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