Author Archive | Katie Schmid


Teaching GRACE vs GOSSIP

What makes people do the things they do? Say the things they say? Act the way they act? What motivates people to be unkind? To spread hate? And can we stop it? Please? Can we stop it for our daughters and teach them to be full of grace and love and kindness? God. If only […]

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Travel Far Enough, You Meet Yourself.

Oh, hello there.  Miss me?  It’s been quite some time since I’ve written for Austin Moms Blog — so long that many new readers won’t have a clue as to who I am and that I prefer to write in never-ending run on sentences.  I write like we’re sitting and having coffee together.  So, grab […]

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Austin Moms Blog | Single Moms During Valentine's

A Single Mom’s Perspective on Valentine’s Day

I’ve been sitting here doing research on the origin on Valentine’s Day. And then I went down a rabbit hole on wikipedia that took me to what Valentine’s Day looks like in other countries, and pictures of cards from the 1800’s. And the legends of Valentine’s Day and folk traditions! Valentine’s Day is not always […]

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