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Things to do in Austin this Fall

Austin Fall Bucket List: 100 Things to do in Austin this Fall

It’s fall y’all! The weather is finally starting to cool off (hopefully) and it’s time to get outside. There are so many things to do in Austin this Fall — it may be hard to decide. Check out this list and plan some great fall days. This list is organized for your convenience by month. Scroll […]

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I Don’t Want My Son To Play Football

I love sports. I was lucky enough to be a coach for soccer, track, and cross country for several years when I taught middle school. Every year, I had to go through a required concussion training (find something similar here). Every year I walked away with one thought: if I ever have a son, he […]

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stay-at-home mom

Confessions of a Stay-at-Home Mom: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

I’ve officially been a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) for six and a half years. When I meet people that I haven’t seen since high school or college, they seem surprised that I have kids and that I stay at home. Well, I’m kind of surprised too.  It wasn’t on my agenda to be a stay-at-home mom. […]

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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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minimalist mama

The Quest to Be a Minimalist Mama

How, how does something so tiny need so much?! Nearly four months into motherhood and I’m still coming to grips with the four new pieces of “furniture” that adorn my living room and will for the foreseeable future – an ExerSaucer, a sit-me-up frog seat, a swing and a pack-n-play. Sure, she’ll grow out of […]

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