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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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Finding Workplace Balance

Finding Workplace Balance

Balance can be a tricky thing to master. Many people (including me) will argue it’s impossible to ever truly master. It means something different to all of us. Some days balance in my life means everyone gets to where they need to be on-time, we all eat three meals and I manage to avoid getting […]

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Ashley Fric

Meet Ashley Fric

Hey Austin Moms! I’m Ashley Fric, a checklist making, wine loving, Netflix binging, Austin mom and wife. When I am not chasing chasing around a wonderfully busy 3-year-old I am working to open our first family restaurant, Colleen’s Kitchen. Colleen’s Kitchen is inspired by the spirit of a favorite aunt who created joy in every moment […]

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Alana hatton

Meet Alana Hatton

Greetings, ladies! I’m thrilled to be among the new contributors to this awesome resource and excited for the opportunity to explore my writing skills in a more personal way, that as a new mama. My husband, Patrick, and I welcomed our first child on December 1 – a daughter we named Remy Lee. We didn’t […]

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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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Saying Goodbye to Our Caregiver

We can all agree raising children is better with a tribe, a squad, a group, help, whatever you want to call it. For a majority of working American families that support system is inclusive of a full-time or part-time caregiver Monday through Friday. Finding said caregiver can be tough, especially before you’ve even birthed said child. […]

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