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I Hate Time Changes

Here we are, another Daylight Savings time change. Before I had a child, Daylight Savings Time was merely a minor inconvenience. Spring forward meant one less hour at the karaoke bar, and fall back meant one extra hour of sleeping in. Those were the days. I never thought Daylight Savings Time, or any time zone […]

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Let’s Be Serious, It’s A Trip With Kids Not A Vacation

My husband and I recently had some friends visit us here in Austin from back “home,” Chicago. We were all sitting outside one evening, them drinking, me slightly-to-moderately annoyed I can’t also drink, when the conversation about vacations came up. Our friend had flat-out asked us why we don’t vacation more. To me being pregnant […]

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Embracing Toy Chaos

So, you know how there’s all those moms on the internet talking about how they only “live in the now” and how their houses are messy because they’re “making memories” and blah, blah, blah? I read these posts and I’m constantly like, “YAASS that’s me, too! Preach it, sista! Keep making those memories!”… but I’ve […]

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Meet Michelle Reyes

Hey there! My name is Michelle Reyes. I’m an East Indian gal, transplanted from Minnesota, living in Texas and married to my handsome Latino husband. We have a little “Indo-Mex” toddler, who keeps us on our toes and loves eating all-things-spicy. I love talking and writing about all different facets of family, faith and diversity. […]

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50 Day Trips for Austin Families

It’s not surprising to learn that Austin is an amazing city to raise kids, but have you had a chance to explore what’s just outside of “Keep Austin Weird”? The Hill Country is chock full of fun things to do with kids and most of them are close enough for a quick day trip.  In […]

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